Fragile and conflict-affected states

This project investigates the usage and allocation efficiency of land and energy within India by focusing on the manufacturing sector and developing data to quantify the issues relating to land allocation and energy supply.

This project investigates the usage and allocation efficiency of land and energy within India by focusing on the manufacturing sector and developing data to quantify the issues relating to land allocation and energy supply.

This project explores the extent to which women entrepreneurs in the informal economy in Nepal make the transition into the formal economy, focusing on the interaction of contextual factors (institutional, socio-spatial, and enterprise sector dynamics) and their personal characteristics.

This project explores the extent to which women entrepreneurs in the informal economy in Nepal make the transition into the formal economy, focusing on the interaction of contextual factors (institutional, socio-spatial, and enterprise sector dynamics) and their personal characteristics.

By studying the football and surgical goods industries of Pakistan, this project seeks to identify barriers to upgrading in manufacturing firms such as high costs of high-quality inputs and fixed costs of innovation. 

By studying the football and surgical goods industries of Pakistan, this project seeks to identify barriers to upgrading in manufacturing firms such as high costs of high-quality inputs and fixed costs of innovation. 

This project analyses management practices in Pakistan to explore whether weak management hinders productivity and innovation, and thus explain the differences in firm-level performance between and within developing and developed countries.

This project analyses management practices in Pakistan to explore whether weak management hinders productivity and innovation, and thus explain the differences in firm-level performance between and within developing and developed countries.

Focusing on Bangladeshi Ready Made Garment factories, this project provides micro-evidence of on-the-job learning between co-workers and aims to identify the conditions under which the productivity effects of this on-the-job learning are particularly strong. 

Focusing on Bangladeshi Ready Made Garment factories, this project provides micro-evidence of on-the-job learning between co-workers and aims to identify the conditions under which the productivity effects of this on-the-job learning are particularly strong. 

This project collects micro data on private enterprises in Myanmar in order to facilitate analysis of the dynamics of growth and private sector development. 

This project collects micro data on private enterprises in Myanmar in order to facilitate analysis of the dynamics of growth and private sector development. 

This study examines the relationship between the sociodemographic characteristics of entrepreneurs and the performance of Micro, Small and Medium Entreprises (MSMEs) in Chad. 

This study examines the relationship between the sociodemographic characteristics of entrepreneurs and the performance of Micro, Small and Medium Entreprises (MSMEs) in Chad. 

This project assesses the impact of management practices on private hopsital efficiency and performance across Nepal.  

This project assesses the impact of management practices on private hopsital efficiency and performance across Nepal.  

Through a field experiment on micro food retailers in Cairo, the research team investigates the importance of innovation in marketing practices for scaling and improving businesses.

Through a field experiment on micro food retailers in Cairo, the research team investigates the importance of innovation in marketing practices for scaling and improving businesses.

Through a field experiment at a Liberian factory, the researchers explore the impact of employer discrimination based on easily observable characteristics, rather than assessments of on-the-job productivity, on job allocation, firm productivity, and career effects of job procurement.

Through a field experiment at a Liberian factory, the researchers explore the impact of employer discrimination based on easily observable characteristics, rather than assessments of on-the-job productivity, on job allocation, firm productivity, and career effects of job procurement.

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