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  • Event

    Webinar: Small and Growing Business Evidence Fund Information Session

    Date: Thursday, 5 September 2019 Time: 10:30 EST, 15:30 GMT Join ANDE and the International Growth Centre for a webinar introducing a new fund to expand the evidence base for the Small and Growing Business (SGB) sector. The fund will support collaborations between researchers and practitioners to answer critical questions about the most effective ways to support...

    5 September 2019

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    SGB Evidence Fund practitioner-researcher matchmaking workshop

    July 2019, Nairobi, Kenya. Full details TBA.  To aid in the development of new practitioner–researcher collaborations, the SGB Evidence Fund will organise annual matchmaking events between practitioners running programmes that support the growth of SGBs, and researchers interested in private sector development. One geographic-specific matchmaking event will be held...

  • Event

    Webinar: Announcing the Small and Growing Business Evidence Fund

    Miss the webinar? Watch it back here: https://vimeo.com/323484896 Date: Wednesday, 13 March 2019 Time: 9:00 EST, 13:00 GMT Join ANDE and the International Growth Centre for a webinar introducing a new fund to expand the evidence base for the Small and Growing Business (SGB) sector. The fund will support collaborations between researchers and practitioners to...

    13 March 2019

  • Publication - Synthesis paper

    Addressing constraints to small and growing businesses

    Salaried wage jobs are the distinguishing feature separating the middle class from the poor in developing countries (Banerjee and Duflo 2008). Where do salaried wage jobs come from, and how can small and medium-sized firms create more of them? This synthesis paper reviews the evidence on constraints to growth of small and medium enterprises. It first examines evidence on...

    22 Nov 2018 | Christopher Woodruff

  • Publication - Miscellaneous

    A research agenda for the small and growing business sector: Summarising the current evidence and research needs

    The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) and the IGC released the report A Research Agenda for the SGB Sector in November 2018. Hundreds, if not thousands, of programmes exist to help drive business growth in emerging markets. But what does the evidence actually tell us about whether these programmes help businesses grow? And what can practitioners learn...

    22 Nov 2018 | Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs