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BookMicro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in Vietnam
Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in Vietnam provides a comprehensive analytic contribution to a crucial topic within development economics...SMEs Microeconomics Private sector
Journal ArticleSubnational home market bias in Vietnam: Evidence from enterprise‐level data
This paper contributes to the home (market) bias literature where administrative or political borders limit trade across borders. Home bias is well documented at the national and subnational level...Viet Nam Exporting Subcontracting
PresentationLaunching Ceremony of the Myanmar Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Qualitative Study Report (2018)
On 26 March the results and outcomes of the Myanmar Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Qualitative Study Report (2018) , SAM engagement, and four in-depth Studies were presented at a launching ceremony in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. The meeting brought...
ReportMyanmar Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises 2018 Qualitative Study
The purpose of this report is to give a nuanced picture of the SME business environment in Myanmar as a complement to the 2017 MSME quantitative survey conducted within the project ‘ Towards Inclusive Development in Myanmar ’...SMEs Manufacturing Informal sector
Working PaperManagerial attributes and enterprise access to formal credit in Myanmar
Using data from a new survey of small and medium-sized enterprises in Myanmar, we analyse enterprise demand for formal credit and the extent to which they are constrained in the formal credit market...formal credit Gender Personality traits
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Journal ArticleThe exporting and subcontracting decisions of Viet Nam's small- and medium-sized enterprises
The exporting and subcontracting decisions of a panel of Vietnamese private small- and medium-sized enterprises is investigated...Viet Nam Exporting Subcontracting
BlogComprehensive policy change needed in Myanmar to support structural transformation: Insights from the Myanmar Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Survey 2017
The Myanmar Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Survey 2017 shows that there is a need for comprehensive and immediate change in industrial, financial, and educational policies in Myanmar to support structural change and increase economic growth...Myanmar SMEs Structural transformation
Working PaperCertification and business risk
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the scope for international private standards to play a role in reducing business risk. Business risk is measured as variability in revenue, customer base, informal payments, and temporary firm closure...Risk SMEs Business
Working PaperSlack resources and innovation in Vietnamese SMEs: A behavioural, stewardship, and institutional perspective
Slack resources are usually identified as an endogenous motivation for firms’ innovation. Still, it is crucial to assess the importance of slack in supporting innovation, especially in different institutional contexts...Innovation Slack Institutional economics