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  • Total entry-level entrepreneurial activity (TEA) for Australia and New Zealand are amongst the highest in the OECD countries, whilst South Africa has one of the lowest TEA rates of the 28 participants in the global entrepreneurship monitor 2004 (hereinafter referred to as GEM). This paper evaluates the differences in TEA amongst these three countries and highlights reasons for the differences. The findings are in turn linked to economic activity, together with the relationship between unemployment and social expenditure.

publication date

  • 2004