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Pathways to Profits: The Impact of Marketing versus Finance Skills on Business Performance

This paper by Anderson, Chandy and Zia (2017), published in Management Science, examines the impact of improvements in marketing skills relative to finance skills among small business owners.

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1 Dec 2018

8 Geese Flying to Ghana? A Case Study of the Impact of Chinese Investments on Africa’s Manufacturing Sector

China has significantly changed its engagement mode with Africa, shifting from trade of natural resources to investment in industrial sectors.

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1 Dec 2018

Dataset on retail outlet product prices for Botswana, Lesotho and South Africa

The data presented in this article by Nchake, Edwards and Rankin (2018) are related to the research article entitled “Closer monetary union and product market integration in emerging economies: Evidence from the Common Monetary Area in Southern Africa” (Nc

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1 Aug 2018

Interfirm Relationships and Business Performance

In this paper published in The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Cai and Szeidl (2018) organized business associations for the owner-managers of young Chinese firms to study the effect of business networks on firm performance.

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1 Aug 2018

The Impacts of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Work on Income and Health: Experimental Evidence from Ethiopia

Working with five Ethiopian firms, Blattman and Dercon (2018) randomized applicants to an industrial job offer, an "entrepreneurship" program of $300 plus business training, or control status.

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1 Jul 2018

The Morale Effects of Pay Inequality

The idea that worker utility is affected by co-worker wages has potentially broad labour market implications.

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1 May 2018

Mind The (Profit) Gap: Why Are Female Enterprise Owners Earning Less Than Men?

Hardy and Kagy (2018) explore potential causes for the well-documented profit gap between male- and female-owned microenterprises in low-income countries.

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1 May 2018

The Supply of High Quality Entrepreneurs in Developing Countries: Evidence from Nigeria

This article analyses entrepreneurial interest and practice as well as the impact of an education policy among a representative sample of highly educated young Nigerians. Olofinyehun et al.

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1 Apr 2018

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