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This randomized controlled trial will evaluate the impact of three different mechanisms aimed at improving regulatory transparency in business tax collection and reducing corruption in the Kyrgyz Republic.

This randomized controlled trial will evaluate the impact of three different mechanisms aimed at improving regulatory transparency in business tax collection and reducing corruption in the Kyrgyz Republic.

This randomized controlled trial evaluates the impact of women-only bus services on the recruitment efforts of small firms and on women’s labor market participation in Lahore, Pakistan.

This randomized controlled trial evaluates the impact of women-only bus services on the recruitment efforts of small firms and on women’s labor market participation in Lahore, Pakistan.

Providing much-needed experimental evidence on the impacts of alleviating growth frictions to SMEs, this project evaluates the effects of programs designed to improve access to loans and to expand business networks. 

Providing much-needed experimental evidence on the impacts of alleviating growth frictions to SMEs, this project evaluates the effects of programs designed to improve access to loans and to expand business networks. 

A unique study collects North Korean data and estimates a structural model to simulate the potential reunification and integration scenario for the economies of North and South Korea. 

A unique study collects North Korean data and estimates a structural model to simulate the potential reunification and integration scenario for the economies of North and South Korea. 

The first-ever impact evaluation of a randomized microfranchising intervention will investigate the “business in a box” model as a means to promote microenterpreneurship in Kenya.  

The first-ever impact evaluation of a randomized microfranchising intervention will investigate the “business in a box” model as a means to promote microenterpreneurship in Kenya.  

By leveraging the ILO’s targeted business-training program for women called GET Ahead, this study will use a randomized control trial to help understand the dynamics of business growth of informal female-owned microenterprises in Kenya.

By leveraging the ILO’s targeted business-training program for women called GET Ahead, this study will use a randomized control trial to help understand the dynamics of business growth of informal female-owned microenterprises in Kenya.

This project attempts to capture candidates’ backgrounds, career aspirations, and post-training decisions to help explain India’s vocational training field and pave the way for further investigation into the field of vocational training. 

This project attempts to capture candidates’ backgrounds, career aspirations, and post-training decisions to help explain India’s vocational training field and pave the way for further investigation into the field of vocational training. 

A randomized pilot experiment of BRAC Microfinance’s new flexible loan contract provides information on credit take-up, the pool of borrowers, and the potential for moral hazard abatement among microfinance borrowers. 

A randomized pilot experiment of BRAC Microfinance’s new flexible loan contract provides information on credit take-up, the pool of borrowers, and the potential for moral hazard abatement among microfinance borrowers. 

As a lack of information on worker and jobseeker skills may contribute to low firm productivity, this study aims to directly measure the consequences of improving information to employers about potential workers through twin randomized controlled trials. 

As a lack of information on worker and jobseeker skills may contribute to low firm productivity, this study aims to directly measure the consequences of improving information to employers about potential workers through twin randomized controlled trials. 

High-frequency data collection on a randomized treatment of SMEs will allow the researchers to study enterprise dynamics after a redistributive shock in the form of a cash transfer in rural Kenya. 

High-frequency data collection on a randomized treatment of SMEs will allow the researchers to study enterprise dynamics after a redistributive shock in the form of a cash transfer in rural Kenya. 

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