Growing Markets through Business Training for Female Entrepreneurs: A Market-Level Randomized Experiment in Kenya

Research Note
Published on 31 August 2018

Abstract

This study measures the impact of a business training program for women in Kenya, finding that training increases the profits, sales, mental health, and subjective well-being of women. Moreover, this growth comes without significant negative spillovers on other women operating in the same markets, so that overall market size grows.