Research

FYSE publishes reports on issues of relevance in Asia, including youth entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship education.

2012 China Social Enterprise Report

While the social entrepreneurship field has been around for several decades, social entrepreneurship in China is only just emerging.   Social entrepreneurs are beginning to tackle diverse social and environmental issues, while redefining the role of business in society.  Despite the key role social entrepreneurs can play in China’s sustainable development, data has been lacking about the challenges social enterprises face and what contribution to economic and social development they deliver. The 2012 China Social Enterprise Report provides for the first time key insights into the scale of the sector as well as the performance of and the challenges for social entrepreneurs in China.  This report provides policy makers, investors and peers with timely information about the sector.

“The Intentions of Chinese undergraduate students toward entrepreneurship as a career choice”

Despite an annual economic growth rate of 9% China is currently experiencing an annual employment gap, affecting increasingly the rising numbers of highly educated university graduates. The paper examines the current perception among Chinese university students of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs in China as well as the entrepreneurial intentions of them.