Pakistan

This project seeks to leverage an existing relationship with a large private utility company in Pakistan to rigorously evaluate the effects of energy quality on small business' outcomes.

This project seeks to leverage an existing relationship with a large private utility company in Pakistan to rigorously evaluate the effects of energy quality on small business' outcomes.

This project looks, on the one hand, at the effect of charity donations to terrorist organizations on attacks, and on the other at how firms adjust their lending and investment decisions in presence of increased uncertainty.

This project looks, on the one hand, at the effect of charity donations to terrorist organizations on attacks, and on the other at how firms adjust their lending and investment decisions in presence of increased uncertainty.

This project examines the importance of upstream and downstream market access for firm selection and growth in Pakistan’s manufacturing sector.

This project examines the importance of upstream and downstream market access for firm selection and growth in Pakistan’s manufacturing sector.

This project studies whether aspirational and soft touch job search skills interventions can contribute towards bridging the supply and demand side in promoting female employment in Pakistan.

This project studies whether aspirational and soft touch job search skills interventions can contribute towards bridging the supply and demand side in promoting female employment in Pakistan.

The key purpose of this project is to measure management practices, undertake a rigorous empirical analysis of management-performance relationship, and investigate the determinants of management practices in manufacturing establishments in previously inaccessible provinces of Pakistan.

The key purpose of this project is to measure management practices, undertake a rigorous empirical analysis of management-performance relationship, and investigate the determinants of management practices in manufacturing establishments in previously inaccessible provinces of Pakistan.

This project seeks to understand how alleviating financial and technological constraints in the input market can impact firm growth and innovation, through private schools in Pakistan.

This project seeks to understand how alleviating financial and technological constraints in the input market can impact firm growth and innovation, through private schools in Pakistan.

This randomized controlled trial explores the feasibility and evaluates the impact of equity-based microfinancing for microenterprises in Pakistan.

This randomized controlled trial explores the feasibility and evaluates the impact of equity-based microfinancing for microenterprises in 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.

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.

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. 

By studying the football and surgical goods industries of Pakistan, this project seeks to identify barriers to upgrading in manufacturing firms such as high costs of high-quality inputs and fixed costs of innovation. 

By studying the football and surgical goods industries of Pakistan, this project seeks to identify barriers to upgrading in manufacturing firms such as high costs of high-quality inputs and fixed costs of innovation. 

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