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Regulatory environments do not support and facilitate entrepreneurship

Entering or exiting entrepreneurial ventures can come with severe costs and consequences, such as hefty fines that can lead to imprisonment, deterring individuals from considering entrepreneurship.

Regulatory environments do not support SMEs

SMEs may not be able to navigate complex tax structures and legal frameworks. Further, policies in some countries disincentivize the creation of SMEs altogether.

Regulatory environments rarely encourage and support self-employment

Labor laws and regulations can disincentivize self-employment with stringent liability clauses or complex administrative requirements. Lack of affordable choices for individual health and pension plans also deter self-employment.

Labor regulations disincentivize employers from hiring young employees

Employment-related policies and regulations can be prohibitively costly. Fees like employer taxes and mandatory social benefits lead employers to hire less risky, experienced workers instead of young employees.

Education policies do not create pathways to employment

Many countries still rely on a traditional education system that does not teach students the skills employers need. Most countries lack policies to support non-traditional options like Massive Open Online Courses.

Government Regulations

The International Labour Organization finds that too much or too little regulation leads to poor employment outcomes. Rather...

Employer Partnerships

Countries with the lowest youth unemployment rates have one thing in common: a close connection between education and work. To...