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Targeted SME financing and employment effects : what do we know and what can we do differently? (English)

SME’s form a dominant share of the private sector in developing countries, and account for more than 50 percent of jobs in their respective economies. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 115696 JUN 05, 2017

Kumar,Ruchira Disclosed

Poverty literature review summary : investment climate and poverty reduction (English)

Evidence from literature suggests that investment climate matters for the poor. The relationship between investment climate (IC) reforms and poverty reduction can be understood in two ways. ... See More +

Working Paper 116580 DEC 31, 2012

Kumar,Ruchira Disclosed

Poverty literature review summary : infrastructure, economic growth and poverty reduction (English)

This note summarizes a larger literature review that looked at empirical evidence and literature regarding the direct and indirect relationship between infrastructure investment and poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper 116579 DEC 31, 2012

Kumar,Ruchira Disclosed

Poverty literature review summary : supply chain linkages (FAST, EST, SCI) and poverty reduction (English)

This review, based on secondary review of program and project evaluation, case studies and findings from the IFC Jobs Study, highlights that value chain initiatives in general and training programs for SMEs and farmers impact poverty both directly and indirectly. ... See More +

Working Paper 116594 DEC 31, 2012

Kumar,Ruchira Disclosed

Poverty literature review summary : small and Medium Enterprise (SME) finance and poverty reduction (English)

The most dominant effect of SME financing on poverty reduction is through financial deepening and development of the financial sector. This has an indirect pro poor effect which helps alleviate SMEs’ financing constraints, enables new firm entry, and better resource allocation. ... See More +

Working Paper 116593 DEC 31, 2012

Kumar,Ruchira Disclosed

Poverty literature review summary : financial infrastructure and poverty reduction (English)

Building financial infrastructure (FI) by way of credit reporting and secured transactions in the financial sector has a significant indirect impact on poverty through financial deepening and economic growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 116569 DEC 31, 2012

Kumar,Ruchira Disclosed

Poverty literature review summary : agriculture and poverty reduction (English)

Agriculture is a sector dominated by the poorer segments of population, especially in lower income and largely rural economies. Hence, improving productivity in the sector directly impacts the poor and indirectly affects economic growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 116591 DEC 31, 2012

Kumar,Ruchira Disclosed

Poverty literature review summary : tourism and poverty reduction (English)

Investments in tourism have the potential to impact poverty both directly and indirectly. The literature review suggests that the direct ways in which tourism impacts the poor is through the significant linkages that the sector has upstream and downstream. ... See More +

Working Paper 116597 DEC 21, 2012

Kumar,Ruchira Disclosed

Industrialization, employment and poverty (English)

The literature review provides evidence for the significance of the manufacturing sector as an engine of growth, employment creation and poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 116578 NOV 02, 2012

Kumar,Ruchira Disclosed

Indirect job creation among IFC clients : findings from micro case studies in Manufacturing, Agribusiness and Services (MAS) (English)

Indirect job creation among International Finance Corporation (IFC) clients study includes: strategic importance and objective, methodology, key findings, case details, and lessons learnt and applications. ... See More +

Working Paper 82035 OCT 04, 2012

Kumar, Ruchira; Abdo, Hayat Disclosed

Orissa Cement Limited (OCL) : indirect employment effects in the cement supply chain (English)

IFC granted a loan to partly finance Orissa Cement Limited (OCL), an Indian cement manufacturer, to expand its capacity and set up a Greenfield plant. ... See More +

Brief 82032 JAN 01, 2012

Kumar, Ruchira; Iverson, Vegard Disclosed

PRAN dairy : indirect employment and poverty reduction effects in the supply chain (English)

Since fiscal year 2008 International Finance Corporation (IFC) has made two investments totaling 21 million dollars in the program for rural advancement nationally (PRAN), a leading agro processing firm in Bangladesh. ... See More +

Brief 82031 JAN 01, 2012

Kumar, Ruchira; Iversen, Vegard Disclosed

International Finance Corporation (IFC) cement portfolio : findings and lessons on development results (English)

Cement is a key sector for the Global Manufacturing and Services Department (GMS), accounting for about 18 percent of the department's commitment volume. ... See More +

Brief 83854 NOV 01, 2009

Kumar, Ruchira Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Targeted SME financing and employment effects : what do we know and what can we do differently? (English)
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JUN 05, 2017 115696 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Poverty literature review summary : investment climate and poverty reduction (English)
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DEC 31, 2012 116580 Working Paper
Poverty literature review summary : infrastructure, economic growth and poverty reduction (English)
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DEC 31, 2012 116579 Working Paper
Poverty literature review summary : supply chain linkages (FAST, EST, SCI) and poverty reduction (English)
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DEC 31, 2012 116594 Working Paper
Poverty literature review summary : small and Medium Enterprise (SME) finance and poverty reduction (English)
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DEC 31, 2012 116593 Working Paper
Poverty literature review summary : financial infrastructure and poverty reduction (English)
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DEC 31, 2012 116569 Working Paper
Poverty literature review summary : agriculture and poverty reduction (English)
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DEC 31, 2012 116591 Working Paper
Poverty literature review summary : tourism and poverty reduction (English)
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DEC 21, 2012 116597 Working Paper
Industrialization, employment and poverty (English)
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NOV 02, 2012 116578 Working Paper
Indirect job creation among IFC clients : findings from micro case studies in Manufacturing, Agribusiness and Services (MAS) (English)
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OCT 04, 2012 82035 Working Paper
Orissa Cement Limited (OCL) : indirect employment effects in the cement supply chain (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 82032 Brief
PRAN dairy : indirect employment and poverty reduction effects in the supply chain (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 82031 Brief
International Finance Corporation (IFC) cement portfolio : findings and lessons on development results (English)
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NOV 01, 2009 83854 Brief