Firms, Entrepreneurship & Markets

Private sector development has been the main engine of economic growth for many developing countries and emerging markets. Can smart policy remove constraints to enable profit-making enterprises of all sizes to be more productive?

Private sector development has been the main engine of economic growth for many developing countries and emerging markets. Can smart policy remove constraints to enable profit-making enterprises of all sizes to be more productive?

Highlights

News, events, and insights from our policy-research engagements on firms and markets around the world.

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Determining risk is a hurdle for financial inclusion practitioners, as well as a barrier for micro-businesses looking to expand.

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Insights into ways microfinance can be refined to strengthen its beneficial impact for the world’s poorest women. 

Projects

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Research in Kolkata sheds light on the effect of flexible repayment terms for microfinance clients

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The Chinese automobile industry has demonstrated remarkable growth and quality upgrading over the past decade.