Training/Mentoring

Training and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Ghana

This project seeks to study the effects of accelerator training programmes in developing countries while also controlling for selection bias. 

Research Project
1 Mar 2024

Training Entrepreneurs

Aid agencies and governments spend more than a billion US$ on entrepreneurship training annually. What have we learned about the effectiveness of training? We review research on entrepreneurship training.

VoxDevLit
26 Sep 2023

Can Financial Incentives to Firms Improve Apprentice Training? Experimental Evidence from Ghana

We use a field experiment to test whether financial incentives can improve the quality of apprenticeship training.

Journal Article
1 Jun 2023

Digital Accounting/Transparency Practices and Investment Readiness: Evidence from High-Growth Firms in Uganda

This project studies the impact of digital accounting and transparency practices on the growth of medium-sized high-growth firms in LICs.

Research Project
1 Jun 2023

The Search for Good Jobs: Evidence from a Six-year Field Experiment in Uganda

There are 420 million young people in Africa today. Understanding how youth search for jobs and what a¤ects their ability to find good jobs is of paramount importance.

Journal Article
1 Jun 2023

Are Small Firms Labor Constrained? Experimental Evidence from Ghana

We report the results of a field experiment that randomly placed unemployed young people as apprentices with small firms in Ghana, and included no cash subsidy to firms (or workers) beyond in-kind recruitment services.

Journal Article
1 Apr 2023

Virtual Collaboration Technology and International Business Coaching: Examining the Impact on Marketing Strategies and Sales

This paper studies the impact of international business coaching via virtual collaboration technology on the strategies and sales of emerging market entrepreneurs.

Working Paper
1 Oct 2022

Alleviating Mobility and Informational Constraints Through Social Networks for High-growth Female Entrepreneurs in Pakistan

This project investigates the effectiveness of business training programmes on the growth of women-led businesses.

Research Project
1 Aug 2022

Effect of Recruitment Agencies on Matching Friction and Firm Hiring: Evidence from Ethiopia

This project will investigate the impact of training agencies on job matching frictions in Ethiopia.

Research Project
1 Aug 2022

Reducing carbon emissions while boosting growth: Turkey's response to the EU's carbon border adjustment mechanism

The project will compare the relative efficacy of three EBRD-sponsored programmes designed to reduce Turkish SMEs' emissions.

Research Project
1 Jun 2022

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