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Working Paper
Good business practices improve productivity in Myanmar’s manufacturing sector: Evidence from two matched employer–employee surveys

We look into the relationship between business practices and enterprise productivity using panel data with matched employer and employee information from Myanmar...

Business Management Productivity
Working Paper
Traditional and modern employee benefits in Myanmar’s manufacturing sector

Employer-provided benefits are independent elements in the compensation packages that make up firms’ payment strategies. Such benefits are aimed at attracting and retaining preferred employees and improving incentives...

compensation packages employee benefits Labour law
Journal Article
Informal institutions, transaction risk, and firm productivity in Myanmar

THIS ARTICLE IS ON EARLY VIEW. In many low-income transition countries, where formal institutions such as courts do not function effectively, informal institutions are often used by firms to minimize transaction risks...

Firm productivity Informal institutions Relational contracting
Working Paper
Informality and firm performance in Myanmar

Using a novel panel survey of enterprises in Myanmar, we compare the performance of manufacturing firms by three different informality definitions. The first is binary, based on whether firms pay taxes...

Firms Informality Myanmar
Workshop
Training on statistical software Stata in Myanmar

As part of the Towards inclusive development in Myanmar programme, an introductory course to Stata and to data extraction was organised for selected staff at the Central Statistical Organization (CSO) in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. Six training sessions...

26 October 202016 November 2020
Online, Myanmar
Past event
Presentation
Virtual launch of the Myanmar Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Survey (2019) report

A virtual launch of the Myanmar Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Survey (2019) report will take place on the 1st of September 2020. The online launch event will bring together policy-makers, representatives from international organizations and...

1 September 2020
Past event
Working Paper
Agro-industry, exports, and income distribution: A multiplier decomposition analysis for Myanmar

This paper considers the impacts of agro-industry development and international trade on income distribution in Myanmar, focusing on low-income rural households...

Social Accounting Matrix Decomposition Myanmar
News
Press release: Survey finds the manufacturing sector remains instrumental for Myanmar’s economic growth and transformation

YANGON, MYANMAR and HELSINKI, FINLAND – A new report published by the Central Statistical Organisation (CSO) and the United Nations World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) says that Myanmar’s manufacturing sector...

Myanmar Myanmar enterprises monitoring system MEMS
Working Paper
Informal institutions, transaction risk, and firm productivity in Myanmar

In many low-income transition countries, where formal institutions such as courts do not function effectively, informal institutions are often used by firms to minimize transaction risks...

Firm productivity Informal institutions Relational contracting
Workshop
Training of Business Intervention Survey Training on Business Practice Intervention Survey in Myanmar
24 February 202029 February 2020
Central Statistical Organization, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
Past event
Presentation
Myanmar statistics forum 2019 UNU-WIDER at Myanmar statistics forum
29 November 2019
Grand Amara Hotel (Pinya Hall), Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
Past event
Project workshop
Training on data cleaning and analysis in Myanmar

As part of the research collaboration with the Central Statistical Organization (CSO) of the Ministry of Planning and Finance of Myanmar, UNU-WIDER and the Development Economics Research Group ( DERG ) of the University of Copenhagen, two workshops...

18 November 201922 November 2019
Central Statistical Organization, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
Past event
Working Paper
The governance of global value chains, the state, and small businesses: The case of timber in Myanmar

We use the case of the timber industry in Myanmar to analyse how national regulatory frameworks and international ecological discourses affect forest management and small businesses...

Timber Wood Forestry
Project meeting
Sixth steering committee meeting of the Myanmar Enterprise Monitoring System (MEMS)
17 September 2019
Central Statistical Organization (CSO) , Naypyidaw, Myanmar
Past event
Project workshop
Building a Social Accounting Matrix for Myanmar: Hands-on experience workshop

A two-week training course took place at the Development Economics Research Group (DERG) at the University of Copenhagen to develop a prototype 2015 Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) for Myanmar.

29 July 20199 August 2019
Development Economics Research Group (DERG) at the University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Past event
Project workshop
Economy-wide impact analysis using a pre-prototype 2015 Social Accounting Matrix for Myanmar

A training event on using economy-wide impact analysis with a pre-prototype 2015 Social Accounting Matrix for Myanmar was delivered for 13 policy analysts of the Ministry of Planning and Finance group of public sector institutions in Myanmar.

20 May 201924 May 2019
Central Statistical Organization (CSO) , Naypyidaw, Myanmar
Past event
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