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Making Forgotten Firm Data Available for Research in Ghana and Swaziland

This project endeavours to create a database of unused firm level micro-data collected by statistical agencies in Ghana and Swaziland, standardizing and digitizing existing data for use by the research community.

Research Project
28 Jun 2014

Making Forgotten Firm Data Available for Research in Ghana and Swaziland

This project aims to bring micro-data collected by statistical agencies in Ghana and Swaziland into the research domain, to standardise the data series over time and to provide supporting documentation to allow for the use of this data by the broader research community.

Research Project
28 Jun 2014

Political Behavior and Private Enterprises’ Growth in Burkina Faso

The researchers study the impact of corruption on incentives to innovate and private enterprise growth in an environment where bribery wins government contracts, leading to an inefficient market outcome.

Research Project
29 Jun 2014

Measuring Private Hospital Performance in Nepal: A Parametric Approach

This project assesses the impact of management practices on private hopsital efficiency and performance across Nepal.  

Research Project
30 Jun 2014

Micro-enterprise Development as a Poverty Reduction Strategy in Nepal: A Multidimensional Analysis of the Factors Determining Micro-enterprise Performance

By analysing data collected on micro-firms created or supported by the Nepali government, the researcher examines the determinants of micro-enterprise performance in Nepal. 

Research Project
1 Jul 2014

Green Microfinance Strategy for Entrepreneurial Transformation: Supporting Growth and Responding to Climate Change

As some environmental production processes can improve a firm's efficiency, this study examines the impact of training a sample of Bangladeshi firms in green production methods on both ecological benefits and economic profitability.

Research Project
2 Jul 2014

Characteristics of Entrepreneurs and Performance of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in Post conflict State: Evidence from Chad

This study examines the relationship between the sociodemographic characteristics of entrepreneurs and the performance of Micro, Small and Medium Entreprises (MSMEs) in Chad. 

Research Project
3 Jul 2014

Interest Rate Regulation, Credit Rationing and the Competition of Banks in Bangladesh

This project looks at the impact of the interest rate cap for lending in Bangladesh from 2009 to 2012 on the supply of bank loans and firm performance. 

Research Project
4 Jul 2014

Trade Associations, Customary Social Networks, and Female Microentrepreneurs in Ghana

Focusing on the tailoring and cosmetology trades in Ghana, this study aims to estimate the private returns to trade association membership for women and identify how these benefits differ for those connected outside the trade association. 

Research Project
5 Jul 2014

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