The dynamics of SMEs: Informality and entrepreneurship

By analyzing small-scale enterprises in Egypt's carpet industry, this project disentangles causal effects of exporting on productivity and welfare measures, as well as analyzes the firm-specific factors that contribute to export success.

By analyzing small-scale enterprises in Egypt's carpet industry, this project disentangles causal effects of exporting on productivity and welfare measures, as well as analyzes the firm-specific factors that contribute to export success.

This project begins the initial work into creating a feasible pilot internship program for young Ethiopians, in order to study the impact of training in entrepreneurial skills and improved business networks on the emergence and growth of new firms in developing countries. 

This project begins the initial work into creating a feasible pilot internship program for young Ethiopians, in order to study the impact of training in entrepreneurial skills and improved business networks on the emergence and growth of new firms in developing countries. 

Through an experimental intervention of providing business training and improved credit access to entrepreneurs, this project seeks to examine the dynamics of how managerial capital helps transform businesses from micro to small-sized enterprises and from small to medium-sized enterprises.

Through an experimental intervention of providing business training and improved credit access to entrepreneurs, this project seeks to examine the dynamics of how managerial capital helps transform businesses from micro to small-sized enterprises and from small to medium-sized enterprises.

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