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Characteristics of the Vietnamese business environment (in Vietnamese): Evidence from a SME survey in 2015

Đây là lần thứ 6 điều tra về doanh nghiệp nhỏ và vừa (DNNVV) được thực hiện đối với các doanh nghiệp trong lĩnh vực sản xuất thuộc cả khu vực chính thức và phi chính thức ở Việt Nam...

Economic conditions Economic surveys Small business
Report
Characteristics of the Vietnamese business environment: Evidence from a SME survey in 2015

This is the sixth time that the collaborative small and medium enterprise (SME) panel survey has been conducted among formal and informal manufacturing firms in Viet Nam...

Economic conditions Economic surveys Small business
Working Paper
How do small firms respond to tax schedule discontinuities?: Evidence from South African tax registers

In this paper we study the effects of various tax schedule discontinuities on the behavior of small firms using high-quality and population-wide tax register data from South Africa...

Corporate governance Small business Taxation
Journal Article
Is Small Beautiful? Small Enterprise, Aid, and Employment in Africa

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid and Employment

Economic assistance and foreign aid Labor Small business
Database
Viet Nam SME database

The Viet Nam Small and Medium Enterprises data track over 2500 enterprises from nine provinces over time.

Economic surveys Small business Business enterprises
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (September-October 2015)

UNU-WIDER had a busy September. We celebrated our 30 th birthday with some 600 people at our three-day conference on ‘Mapping the Future of Development Economics’ here in Helsinki. It was a great occasion...

Agriculture Business enterprises Capital investments
Blog
Economic Lessons from Recent Research for Achieving SDG8

This article is part of UNU’s “ 17 Days, 17 Goals ” series, featuring research and commentary in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit, 25-27 September 2015 in New York City...

Business enterprises Capital investments Economic assistance and foreign aid
Working Paper
Spillover Effects of International Standards: Work Conditions in Vietnamese Small and Medium Enterprises

Most studies focus on trade effects and organizational outcomes of international standards, neglecting the effect of standards on employees...

Labor contracts Labor policy Small business
Blog
Job Creation and the Business Cycle in Brazil

What type of business destroys proportionately more jobs during times of economic recessions and hires more in booms?...

Business cycles Credit Economic growth
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (April 2013)

30 April 2013 Tony Addison As April closes, our thoughts turn to UNU-WIDER’s spring/summer programme. And it’s a busy one...

Economic aspects (Industrialization) Econometric models (Economic development) Economic aspects (Economic development)
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (March 2013)

Tony Addison This month saw UNU-WIDER in Stockholm for the ReCom results meeting on ‘aid and the social sectors’, which took place at Sida on 13 March...

Decision making (Finance, Public) Econometric models (Economic development) Agriculture
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (January 2013)

Tony Addison We start the new year at a fast pace, preparing for the ReCom results meeting on ‘Aid and the Social Sectors’ in Stockholm on 13th March, and the development conference in June on ‘Learning to Compete: Industrial Develo...

Economic aspects (Industrialization) Economic aspects (Economic development) Conflict management
Report
Characteristics of the Vietnamese Business Environment: Evidence from a SME Survey in 2011

This report represents the seventh time that the small and medium enterprise (SME) survey has been conducted...

Economic conditions Economic surveys Small business
Report
Characteristics of the Vietnamese Business Environment (in Vietnamese): Evidence from a SME Survey in 2011

This report represents the seventh time that the small and medium enterprise (SME) survey has been conducted...

Economic conditions Economic surveys Small business
Blog
Microcredit and Poverty Alleviation: Can Microcredit Close the Deal?
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M.G. Quibria In the wake of the worst famine of Bangladesh of the post-World War era Professor Muhammad Yunus launched a microcredit experiment in 1976 to assist a group of poor, highly indebted households, in Chittagong, Bangladesh...

Economic development Households Income
Network Angle: News from our Network

In the news this month, Kaushik Basu was appointed Chief Economist of the World Bank. Justin Yifu Lin founder and first director of the China Center for Economic Research (CCER) and Tilman Brück to Lead SIPRI in Stockholm The recent...

Globalization Labor Poverty
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