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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
Journal Special Issue
Entrepreneurship and Conflict

Entrepreneurs are often adversely affected by violent conflict such as civil war...

Conflict management Economic development Entrepreneurship
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 development Industrialization 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 Labour Poverty
Policy Brief
Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries

How does innovation impact on development? How, and under what conditions, do entrepreneurs in developing countries innovate? And what can be done to support innovation by entrepreneurs in developing countries?...

Business enterprises Economic development Entrepreneurship
Book
Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Development

Entrepreneurship and innovation are two of the most pervasive concepts of our times, yet there are still gaps in our understanding of the interactions between entrepreneurship and innovation, particularly in developing countries...

Business enterprises Economic development Entrepreneurship
Blog
A Commentary on Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (ed. Wim Naudé)
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Robert J. Strom Interest in the study of entrepreneurship has flourished among scholars in recent years. This research has brought to light, among other things, the important role of entrepreneurship and innovation in economic growth...

Economic policy (Business enterprises) Business enterprises Economic development
Blog
The Entrepreneurship-Innovation Nexus in Development

Wim Naudé and Adam Szirmai Nobody can be left in any doubt as to the importance of innovation for prosperity on reading [i] that ‘People living in the first decade of the twentieth century did not know modern dental and medical equipment...

Business enterprises Economic development Entrepreneurship
Journal Article
Does Gender Influence the Provision of Fringe Benefits? Evidence From Vietnamese SMEs

This contribution studies the provision of fringe benefits using a unique survey of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Vietnam...

Business enterprises Labour contracts Small business
Book Chapter
Entrepreneurship and Economic Development: An Introduction

From the book: Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

Economic policy (Business enterprises) Economic development Entrepreneurship
Book Chapter
From the Managed to the Entrepreneurial Economy: Considerations for Developing and Emerging Economies

From the book: Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

Economic policy (Business enterprises) Economic development Entrepreneurship
Book Chapter
Entrepreneurship and Economic Development: Policy Design

From the book: Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

Economic development Economic policy Entrepreneurship
Book Chapter
Can Small Firms Innovate? The Case of Clusters of Small Producers in Northern Vietnam

From the book: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Development

Qualitative research Small business Technological innovations
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