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Publication - Synthesis paper
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...
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...