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This project considers an innovative new microfinance product, based on the principles of equity financing, in which promising potential entrepreneurs are provided with capital, training and mentorship to help them become online freelancers.

This project considers an innovative new microfinance product, based on the principles of equity financing, in which promising potential entrepreneurs are provided with capital, training and mentorship to help them become online freelancers.

The project seeks to further our understanding of the effects of industrialization initiatives on rural communities in developing countries.

The project seeks to further our understanding of the effects of industrialization initiatives on rural communities in developing countries.

This project uses a field experiment in Kenya to understand the effect of consumer-side discrimination on individual and aggregate-worker productivities.

This project uses a field experiment in Kenya to understand the effect of consumer-side discrimination on individual and aggregate-worker productivities.

The project explores whether business can be encouraged to form horizontal linkages and collaborate on higher quality production through the offer of an opportunity to be part of a vertical linkage in Zambia.

The project explores whether business can be encouraged to form horizontal linkages and collaborate on higher quality production through the offer of an opportunity to be part of a vertical linkage in Zambia.

Exploiting an on-going experiment, this project attempts to assess the role of cultural barriers within the household in hindering female’s career advancement and whether women taking up low-level managerial positions can reduce them.

Exploiting an on-going experiment, this project attempts to assess the role of cultural barriers within the household in hindering female’s career advancement and whether women taking up low-level managerial positions can reduce them.

This project uses a randomized controlled experiment to test the role of behavioural factors in the high take-up rates and subsequent high repayments for asset-collateralized loans.

This project uses a randomized controlled experiment to test the role of behavioural factors in the high take-up rates and subsequent high repayments for asset-collateralized loans.

How important is to have a good supplier for the success of a firm? This project based in China will shed some light on the role that the supply side of the economy plays on firm performance.

How important is to have a good supplier for the success of a firm? This project based in China will shed some light on the role that the supply side of the economy plays on firm performance.

How do citizens react to political connections when the rule of law is weak? This project estimates the impact of political connections on trust in economic exchange in Senegal and, when exchange occurs, it explores whether buyers prefer formal or informal contracts.

How do citizens react to political connections when the rule of law is weak? This project estimates the impact of political connections on trust in economic exchange in Senegal and, when exchange occurs, it explores whether buyers prefer formal or informal contracts.

This work will shed light on how much employers value cognitive (e.g. IQ) and non-cognitive (e.g. motivation, perseverance etc.) skills and the extent to which these skills are predictive of future productivity.

This work will shed light on how much employers value cognitive (e.g. IQ) and non-cognitive (e.g. motivation, perseverance etc.) skills and the extent to which these skills are predictive of future productivity.

This project seeks to explore the role of management in responding to productivity shocks, within the context of pollution in an Indian garment factory.

This project seeks to explore the role of management in responding to productivity shocks, within the context of pollution in an Indian garment factory.

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