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Designing targeted business trainings for impact : insights from a women entrepreneurs' program in Tanzania (English)

Business training in low-income countries have scarcely shown impacts on revenues and profits, especially for female entrepreneurs. In this study, we test two kinds of trainings, one basic in-class training and one enhanced version supplemented with individualized coaching, to test their respective impact on women with established small businesses in Tanzania. ... See More +

Brief 128037 JUL 01, 2018

Bardasi,Elena; Gassier,Marine; Goldstein,Markus P.; Holla,Alaka Disclosed

The profits of wisdom : the impacts of a business support program in Tanzania (English)

Business training programs in low-income settings have shown limited, if any, impacts on firm revenues and profits, particularly for female entrepreneurs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8279 DEC 18, 2017

Bardasi,Elena; Gassier,Marine; Holla,Alaka; Goldstein,Markus P. Disclosed

Social safety nets and gender : learning from impact evaluations and World Bank projects (English)

Poverty reduction is the overarching objective of the World Bank Group and is reflected in the institution’s commitment to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). ... See More +

Working Paper 93896 JAN 01, 2014

Bardasi, Elena; Garcia, Gisela Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 25 (3) (English)

This paper is organized in following headings: what constrains Africa's exports?; does the internet reduce corruption? evidence from United States and across countries; do labor statistics depend on how and to whom the questions are asked? ... See More +

Publication 80518 OCT 01, 2011

Freund, Caroline; Rocha, Nadia; Andersen, Thomas Barnebeck; Bentzen, Jeanet; Dalgaard, Carl-Johan; Selaya, Pablo; Bardasi, Elena; Beegle, Kathleen; Dillon, Andrew; Serneels, Pieter; Klapper, Leora F.; Love, Inessa; de Mel, Suresh; McKenzie, David; Woodruff, Christopher; Chavis, Larry W.; Gine, Xavier; Mansuri, Ghazala; Picon, Mario; Lederman, Daniel; Rodriguez-Clare, Andres; Xu, Daniel Yi Disclosed

Do labor statistics depend on how and to whom the questions are asked? : results from a survey experiment in Tanzania (English)

Labor market statistics are critical for assessing and understanding economic development. However, widespread variation exists in how labor statistics are collected in household surveys. ... See More +

Journal Article 81275 JUN 14, 2011

Bardasi, Elena; Beegle, Kathleen; Dillon, Andrew; Serneels, Pieter Disclosed

Explaining variation in child labor statistics (English)

Child labor statistics are critical for assessing the extent and nature of child labor activities in developing countries. In practice, widespread variation exists in how child labor is measured. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5414 SEP 01, 2010

Dillon, Andrew; Bardasi, Elena; Beegle, Kathleen; Serneels, Pieter Disclosed

Do labor statistics depend on how and to whom the questions are asked ? results from a survey experiment in Tanzania (English)

Labor market statistics are critical for assessing and understanding economic development. In practice, widespread variation exists in how labor statistics are measured in household surveys in low-income countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5192 JAN 01, 2010

Bardasi, Elena; Beegle, Kathleen; Dillon, Andrew; Serneels, Pieter Disclosed

Working long hours and having no choice : time poverty in Guinea (English)

This paper provides a new definition of 'time poverty' as working long hours and having no choice to do otherwise. An individual is time poor if he/she is working long hours and is also monetary poor, or would fall into monetary poverty if he/she were to reduce his/her working hours below a given time poverty line. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4961 JUN 01, 2009

Bardasi, Elena; Wodon, Quentin Disclosed

Poverty in Mozambique: unraveling changes and determinants (English)

This paper analyzes progress in poverty reduction in Mozambique between 1996/7 and 2002/3 using two cross-sectional national household surveys. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 34248 AUG 01, 2005

Fox, Louise; Bardasi, Elena; Van den Broeck, Katleen Disclosed