Zambia

Responsiveness of Exports and Imports to real Exchange rate and tariff Changes: Firm Level Evidence in Zambia

This project uses a unique firm level dataset to investigate the effects of movements in the exchange rates and changes in tariff on the responsiveness of exports and imports.

Research Project
4 Jun 2018

The Impact of Business Linkages and Knowledge Spillovers on Manufacturing Growth

The project explores whether business can be encouraged to form horizontal linkages and collaborate on higher quality production through the offer of an opportunity to be part of a vertical linkage in Zambia.

Research Project
8 Sep 2017

All in the family? The effect of family firm successions on firm organization in Africa and Asia

By collecting new firm-level data from nine countries across Africa and Asia, this project evaluates the impact of the ownership and control structures of firms on their management practices and performance.

Research Project
28 Apr 2016

Tariff Reform and Product Market Integration in Developing Countries: The Case of Zambia

This project investigates the extent and determinants of intra-national product market integration using a price approach in the context of Zambia, a low-income and landlocked country in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Research Note
8 Jul 2015

The Impact of Cartels in Low-Income Countries (ICLIC)

An estimation of the aggregate economic harm caused by cartels in developing countries provides evidence that it can be substantial irrespective of the scale of the economy in question.

Research Note
20 Feb 2015

Industrial Spillovers and the Design of Private Enterprise Industrial Clusters in Zambia

Can government-created industrial clusters enable SMEs to exploit spillovers and improve productivity in Zambia?

Research Project
20 Nov 2014

Tariff Reform and Product Market Integration in Developing Countries: The Case of Zambia

This project examines the case of Zambia's tarriff reforms during the 1990s  and their impact on product and price integration. 

Research Project
12 Jul 2014

Borrower Switching Behaviour, Market Dominance and Bank Competition of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Credit in Zambia

This project examines potential switching costs for borrowers of formal credit and the impact of these costs on the competitiveness of the lending market.

Research Project
1 Jun 2014

High Interest Rates and Low Bank Credit to MSMEs in Zambia: Do Switching Costs matter?

Using data collected from a sample of small firms in urban Zambia, this project investigates the existence of switching costs among Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) when borrowing from commercial banks, and finds no evidence of MSMEs getting ‘locked in’ by their main bank.

Research Note
14 May 2014

Borrower Switching Behavior, Market Dominance and Bank Competition of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Credit in Zambia

Using data collected from a sample of MSMEs located in urban areas of five major districts in Zambia, this paper investigates the existence and size of switching costs among Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) when borrowing formal bank credit.

Working Paper
10 Jan 2014

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