Diego Ubfal

Diego Ubfal is a development economist with research that focuses on entrepreneurship, financial access and networks. His current projects include field experiments and online experiments in Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa and the U.S.

Content by Diego Ubfal
  • Project

    Constraints to female entrepreneurship in Pakistan: The role of women's goals and aspirations

    Evidence on the impact of microfinance loans on business outcomes shows moderately positive, but not transformational effects especially for women.  This is true even when access to finance is coupled with business training, suggesting that factors other than credit and knowledge constraints reduce women’s ability to start or grow a business. Recent studies have...

    30 Nov 2017 | Farah Said, Giovanna D'Adda, Mahreen Mahmud, Diego Ubfal