Understanding how constraints interact using micro-founded macro models

Environmental Regulations and Firm Performances in the Chinese Manufacturing Sector

This project aims at solving an economic long standing debate over the effects of environmental regulation on firms’ performance.

Research Project
12 Sep 2017

Trade Liberalization, Labor Mobility, and Structural Transformation

This project aims to understand the effect of trade liberalization on structural change.

Research Project
8 Sep 2017

A woman’s Place is in the Production Management? Cultural Constraints to Women’s Career Advancement and Firm Productivity in Bangladesh’s Garment Sector

Exploiting an on-going experiment, this project attempts to assess the role of cultural barriers within the household in hindering female’s career advancement and whether women taking up low-level managerial positions can reduce them.

Research Project
25 Apr 2017

The Role of Loss Aversion in Take-up and Repayment of Financing Contracts

This project uses a randomized controlled experiment to test the role of behavioural factors in the high take-up rates and subsequent high repayments for asset-collateralized loans.

Research Project
2 Mar 2017

Suppliers

How important is to have a good supplier for the success of a firm? This project based in China will shed some light on the role that the supply side of the economy plays on firm performance.

Research Project
1 Mar 2017

Management in Pakistan: Evidence from Sindh, Baluchistan and Khyber Paktunkhawa provinces

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.

Research Project
28 Feb 2017

The Political Determinants of Economic Exchange

How do citizens react to political connections when the rule of law is weak? This project estimates the impact of political connections on trust in economic exchange in Senegal and, when exchange occurs, it explores whether buyers prefer formal or informal contracts.

Research Project
28 Feb 2017

The Cream of the Crop: Identifying High Ability Entrepreneurs through Community Information

This project attempts to utilise community information to identify high-potential entrepreneurs who can transition their micro-enterprises into SMEs.  

Research Project
22 Dec 2016

Firm Entry Barriers, Growth Constraints, and Job Creation

This project aims to investigate the importance of financial constraints as a barrier to entry and as a barrier to growth.

Research Project
22 Dec 2016

The Real Economic Impact of Political Uncertainty

This project based in Brazil aims to uncover novel facts about the nexus between politics and economics.

Research Project
22 Dec 2016

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