GEA Center for Research and Studies is proud to present key results and achievements from its Student Entrepreneurship project. Launched in 2012 thanks to financial support from USAID, the basic goal of the project was to encourage youth activism and leadership and to promote entrepreneurship among students in Bosnia and Herzegovina
At a conference entitled “The position of women and youth in the Bosnia and Herzegovina labor market,” Ms. Belma Hadzimahmutovic presented findings and recommendations from her co-authored GEA study “Youth unemployment – the EU and B&H share the problem, but can they share solutions?”
Following the motto “Your success begins with your idea,” the Student Entrepreneurship project being implemented by the Center for Research and Studies GEA with support from USAID, is entering its third consecutive year.
Research work on the position of youth at the labor market.
The economic recession in recent years has had a devastating impact on young people in Bosnia and Herzegovina, with youth unemployment increasing two to three times more than the overall unemployment rate. A new GEA study explores possible solutions to this problem.
With the motto “Young AND successful, who dares say it can’t be?”, the second Youth Business Forum took place on October 29 and 30 2013 in Mostar.
This research provides an overview of available programs of support in self-employment in the Republic of Srpska and Federation of B&H, including available international projects of support, an analysis of the influence that educational system has on making conditions for youth self-employment, as well as the influence of business surrounding on making an initial decision … Continue reading Obstacles and chances for young people on the way from an idea to successful business in B&H
A survey in which students from the “I Have an Idea” program participated found that the lack of money, but also the lack of good business ideas, together with general disinterest for entrepreneurship, are the main reasons for which young people rarely decide to start their own business in B&H.