The dynamics of SMEs: Informality and entrepreneurship

By randomizing a piloted internship programme for young Ethiopians, the researchers are able to test whether experiential learning from the programme can improve future employment prospects of the interns. 

By randomizing a piloted internship programme for young Ethiopians, the researchers are able to test whether experiential learning from the programme can improve future employment prospects of the interns. 

By combining a lab-in-the-field approach and a randomised controlled trial, this study examines the pressure from family and friends to share income as a constraint to microenterprise growth. 

By combining a lab-in-the-field approach and a randomised controlled trial, this study examines the pressure from family and friends to share income as a constraint to microenterprise growth. 

This project aims to quantify deviations from profit-maximizing behaviour and studying the relative importance of factors that influence profits in a consistent setting. 

This project aims to quantify deviations from profit-maximizing behaviour and studying the relative importance of factors that influence profits in a consistent setting. 

This project aims to estimate the relationship between corporate transparency, firm performance, and business networks in a developing country with a focus on the construction sector supply chain in Uganda. 

This project aims to estimate the relationship between corporate transparency, firm performance, and business networks in a developing country with a focus on the construction sector supply chain in Uganda. 

A pilot study using two milk quality-testing technologies investigates the potential existence of a lemons problem in the market for untreated milk in Lahore, Pakistan, as well as the impact of information interventions on both sides of the market. 

A pilot study using two milk quality-testing technologies investigates the potential existence of a lemons problem in the market for untreated milk in Lahore, Pakistan, as well as the impact of information interventions on both sides of the market. 

This project examines the impact of business environment reforms in Burkina Faso on the transition to formality for SMEs. 

This project examines the impact of business environment reforms in Burkina Faso on the transition to formality for SMEs. 

This project focuses on the supply of high-quality entrepreneurs in Nigeria. Using a large-scale survey of Nigerian university students, it examines the extent to which an interest in entrepreneurship translates into actual entrepreneurial activity.

This project focuses on the supply of high-quality entrepreneurs in Nigeria. Using a large-scale survey of Nigerian university students, it examines the extent to which an interest in entrepreneurship translates into actual entrepreneurial activity.

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.

This study conducts a two-stage randomized controlled trial involving a government-sponsored apprenticeship training program to examine the impacts of apprenticeship labour inputs on different firm outcomes. 

This study conducts a two-stage randomized controlled trial involving a government-sponsored apprenticeship training program to examine the impacts of apprenticeship labour inputs on different firm outcomes. 

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