Day 2: Framework session – Firms (Growth and Productivity)

What is holding firms back?

Dissecting the issue of firm growth by exploring issues such as how entrepreneuship can be stimulated, the role of management practices, and where large firms really come from.

Chair: Chris Woodruff (Research Programme Director, IGC Firms Programme; Warwick University)


  • Ali Choudhary (State Bank of Pakistan)
  • John Van Reenen (London School of Economics)
  • Renata Lemos (World Bank)