Labor Markets, Education, Population

Project: Entrepreneurial Culture, Business Handovers and Entrepreneurial Succession in Crafts Industries in North Rhine-Westphalia

Project Duration

03/2016 - 06/2016 (finalized)

Commissioned by

Enquetekommission VI zur Zukunft von Handwerk und Mittelstand in NRW, Landtag Nordrhein-Westfalen

Project Team (RWI)

Wolfgang Dürig

Cooperation

PCG - Projekt Consult GmbH

Summary

The North Rhine-Westphalian state parliament has formed a commission of inquiry, which deals with the topic "Future of Craft and SMEs in NRW". The committee of enquiry commissioned RWI and PCG Project Consult GmbH Essen (Prof. Dr. Kost & Colleagues) to jointly analyze the opportunities of improving entrepreneurial culture, the foundation of new enterprises and handovers in the crafts sector. In addition, we are commissioned to provide suggestions with respect of attractive working environment in the craft sector under consideration of the opportunities and risks of digitization. The study aims to develop recommendations for the policy, how to improve the conditions for craft industries. RWI works mainly on the subject start-ups and business succession.

Selected project related publications

RWI Reports

2016

RWI and PCG Project Consult GmbH (2016), Betriebsgründungen und attraktive Arbeit im Handwerk - Projektbericht zum Forschungsvorhaben der Enquetekommission VI des nordrhein-westfälischen Landtags. RWI Projektberichte download

RWI (2016), Stellungnahme zum Fragenkatalog zur Anhörung am 11. April 2016 in Düsseldorf zum Antrag der Enquete-Kommission „Zukunft von Handwerk und Mittelstand in Nordrhein-Westfalen“. RWI Projektberichte download

RWI (2016), Stellungnahme zum Fragenkatalog der Enquete-Kommission „Zukunft von Handwerk und Mittelstand in Nordrhein-Westfalen“ anlässlich der Anhörung am 14. März 2016 in Düsseldorf. RWI Projektberichte download

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