Entrepreneurship Contribution to Economic Growth: An Empirical Study on Benadir Region

8 Pages Posted: 2 Dec 2012  

Ali Yassin Sheikh

SIMAD University

Jama Abdullahi Anshur

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: December 2, 2012

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to investigate the supplies of entrepreneurship to economic growth: an empirical study on Benadir region in Somalia. To achieve the objectives of the study the researcher employed descriptive research design for analysis; data was collected from 80 respondents from three selected construction companies in Bakara market Mogadishu-Somalia through questionnaire. The study was aiming to examine the contributions of entrepreneurship to economic growth. The study revealed that entrepreneurship increases the employment level of the country, the productivity, and also makes considerable change the living standards of those involved in the entrepreneurial activities. The researcher suggests that to establish centre for coordination of entrepreneurs and come up with policies and programs aimed at improving the entrepreneurial activities.

Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Economic Growth, Benadir Region

Suggested Citation

Sheikh, Ali Yassin and Anshur, Jama Abdullahi, Entrepreneurship Contribution to Economic Growth: An Empirical Study on Benadir Region (December 2, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2184001 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2184001

Ali Yassin Sheikh (Contact Author)

SIMAD University ( email )

mogadishu-Somalia
Mogadishu
Somalia

HOME PAGE: http://www.simad.edu.so

Jama Abdullahi Anshur

affiliation not provided to SSRN

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