Published May 1st, 2022

Student Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in the UAE Report - 3rd Edition


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A study exploring how the next generation of family businesses can build an enabling environment for entrepreneurship, to drive the economic and social development of the UAE. The study was conducted in partnership with the Global University Entrepreneurial Spirit Students’ Survey (GUESSS).

Led by Dr. Rodrigo Basco, Associate Professor of Management and Sheikh Saoud bin Khalid bin Khalid Al-Qassimi Chair in Family Business at AUS, a research was conducted in 2021 to examine students’ entrepreneurial intentions, that is, whether they planned to set up new businesses or continue in their family businesses.