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Investing in childcare for women's economic empowerment (English)

Two thirds of sub-Saharan Africa’s citizens depend on agriculture for their livelihoods. Women make up a large part of the agricultural workforce: in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), over 80 percent of women work in farming compared to 60 percent of men. ... See More +

Brief 129432 AUG 01, 2018

Donald,Aletheia Amalia; Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao; Vaillant,Julia; Cucagna,Maria Emilia Disclosed

Caring about carework : lifting constraints to the productivity of women farmers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (English)

Women farmers in the Western Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) bear the disproportionate burden of unpaid care work. Women spend less time than men on their plots and more time on domestic work. ... See More +

Working Paper 129119 JUL 09, 2018

Donald,Aletheia Amalia; Vaillant,Julia; Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao; Cucagna,Maria Emilia Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Mozambique - Integrated Growth Poles Project - P127303 - Sequence No : 11 (English)

Implementation Status and Results ReportMozambique - Integrated Growth Poles Project ISR31874 MAR 30, 2018

Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Private Sector Rehabilitation Agribusiness Development - P127209 - Sequence No : 07 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR29987 FEB 21, 2018

Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Mozambique - Integrated Growth Poles Project - P127303 - Sequence No : 10 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR30658 JAN 02, 2018

Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao Disclosed

Gender and enterprise development in Sub-Saharan Africa : a review of constraints and effective interventions (English)

Female participation in entrepreneurial activities is higher in Sub-Saharan Africa than in any other region. However, women-owned businesses significantly underperform those owned by men. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8239 NOV 07, 2017

Gassier,Marine; Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao Disclosed

Teaching personal initiative beats traditional training in boosting small business in West Africa (English)

Standard business training programs aim to boost the incomes of the millions of self-employed business owners in developing countries by teaching basic financial and marketing practices, yet the impacts of such programs are mixed. ... See More +

Journal Article 121461 SEP 22, 2017

Mckenzie,David J.; Frese,Michael Dr.; Iacovone,Leonardo; Johnson,Hillary C.; Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao; Goldstein,Markus P.; Mensmann,Mona Disclosed

Teaching personal initiative beats traditional training in boosting small business in West Africa (English)

Standard business training programs aim to boost the incomes of the millions of self-employed business owners in developing countries by teaching basic financial and marketing practices, yet the impacts of such programs are mixed. ... See More +

Working Paper 119938 SEP 01, 2017

Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao; Frese,Michael Dr.; Goldstein,Markus P.; Iacovone,Leonardo; Johnson,Hillary C.; Mckenzie,David J.; Mensmann, Mona Disclosed

Guinea-Bissau - Private Sector Rehabilitation & Agribusiness Development : P127209 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 06 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR28191 JUN 29, 2017

Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao Disclosed

Personal initiative training leads to remarkable growth of women- owned small businesses in Togo (English)

Standard business training programs aim to boost the incomes of the millions of self-employed business owners in developing countries, by teaching accounting, marketing and other basic business skills. ... See More +

Brief 122826 JAN 01, 2017

Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao; Frese,Michael Dr.; Goldstein,Markus P.; Iacovone,Leonardo; Johnson,David Frank; Mensmann,Mona Disclosed

Guinea-Bissau - Private Sector Rehabilitation & Agribusiness Development : P127209 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 05 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR25176 DEC 29, 2016

Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao Disclosed

Guinea-Bissau - Private Sector Rehabilitation & Agribusiness Development : P127209 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 04 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR22754 JUN 09, 2016

Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao

Guinea-Bissau - Private Sector Rehabilitation & Agribusiness Development : P127209 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR21628 DEC 10, 2015

Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao

Breaking the metal ceiling : female entrepreneurs who succeed in male-dominated sectors (English)

A range of reasons is cited to explain gender differences in business performance in Africa. Within those, the sector of operations is consistently identified as a major issue. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7503 DEC 02, 2015

Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao; Goldstein,Markus P.; Mcgorman,Laura; Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria; Pimhidzai,Obert Disclosed

Making it easier for women in Malawi to formalize their firms and access financial services (English)

The global rate of informal firms is high, especially for those that are women-owned and in the poorest countries, despite 149 economies implementing 368 reforms to simplify the registration process in a recent ten-year period. ... See More +

Brief 95656 MAR 01, 2015

Campos, Francisco; Goldstein, Markus; McKenzie, David Disclosed

Short-term impacts of formalization assistance and a bank information session on business registration and access to finance in Malawi (English)

Despite regulatory efforts designed to make it easier for firms to formalize, informality remains extremely high among firms in Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7183 JAN 01, 2015

Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao; Goldstein,Markus P.; Mckenzie,David J. Disclosed

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - Private Sector Rehabilitation & Agribusiness Development - P127209 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSA8077 APR 22, 2014

Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao

Breaking the metal ceiling : female entrepreneurs who succeed in male-dominated sectors in Uganda (English)

Worldwide, female entrepreneurs tend to experience lower productivity and profit than their male peers. One reason for this is that women tend to be concentrated in less profitable businesses. ... See More +

Brief 93894 JAN 01, 2014

Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao; Goldstein,Markus P.; Mcgorman,Laura; Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria; Pimhidzai,Obert Disclosed

Lessons for matching grant programs from failed attempts to evaluate them (English)

This note illustrates a case where attempting to do impact evaluations can provide valuable knowledge, even if the impact evaluations ultimately are unable to be completed. ... See More +

Brief 76388 JAN 01, 2013

Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao; Coville,Aidan; Fernandes, An Disclosed

Women and trade in Africa : realizing the potential (English)

Regional trade in Africa can play a vital role in diversifying economies and reducing dependence on the export of a few mineral products, in delivering food and energy security, in generating jobs for the increasing numbers of young people, and in alleviating poverty and promoting a shared prosperity. ... See More +

Working Paper 82520 JAN 01, 2013

Brenton, Paul; Gamberoni, Elisa; Sear, Catherine; Mora, Maria Elena Garcia; Roshan, Sabrina; Ndumbe, Louis Njie; Ityavyar, Susan D.; Baffes, John; Maratou-Kolias, Laura; Coste, Antoine; Dihel, Nora; Christian,, Michelle; Reis, Jose Guilherme; Bossuroy, Thomas; Campos, Francisco; Coville, Aidan; Goldstein, Markus; Roberts, Gareth; Sequeira, Sandra; Kweka, Josaphat; Haji, Mahjabeen Disclosed

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Investing in childcare for women's economic empowerment (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129432 Brief
Caring about carework : lifting constraints to the productivity of women farmers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (English)
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JUL 09, 2018 129119 Working Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Mozambique - Integrated Growth Poles Project - P127303 - Sequence No : 11 (English)
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MAR 30, 2018 ISR31874 Implementation Status and Results ReportMozambique - Integrated Growth Poles Project
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Private Sector Rehabilitation Agribusiness Development - P127209 - Sequence No : 07 (English)
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FEB 21, 2018 ISR29987 Implementation Status and Results Report
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Mozambique - Integrated Growth Poles Project - P127303 - Sequence No : 10 (English)
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JAN 02, 2018 ISR30658 Implementation Status and Results Report
Gender and enterprise development in Sub-Saharan Africa : a review of constraints and effective interventions (English)
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NOV 07, 2017 WPS8239 Policy Research Working Paper
Teaching personal initiative beats traditional training in boosting small business in West Africa (English)
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SEP 22, 2017 121461 Journal Article
Teaching personal initiative beats traditional training in boosting small business in West Africa (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 119938 Working Paper
Guinea-Bissau - Private Sector Rehabilitation & Agribusiness Development : P127209 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 06 (English)
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JUN 29, 2017 ISR28191 Implementation Status and Results Report
Personal initiative training leads to remarkable growth of women- owned small businesses in Togo (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 122826 Brief
Guinea-Bissau - Private Sector Rehabilitation & Agribusiness Development : P127209 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 05 (English)
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DEC 29, 2016 ISR25176 Implementation Status and Results Report
Guinea-Bissau - Private Sector Rehabilitation & Agribusiness Development : P127209 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 04 (English)
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JUN 09, 2016 ISR22754 Implementation Status and Results Report
Guinea-Bissau - Private Sector Rehabilitation & Agribusiness Development : P127209 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)
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DEC 10, 2015 ISR21628 Implementation Status and Results Report
Breaking the metal ceiling : female entrepreneurs who succeed in male-dominated sectors (English)
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DEC 02, 2015 WPS7503 Policy Research Working Paper
Making it easier for women in Malawi to formalize their firms and access financial services (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 95656 Brief
Short-term impacts of formalization assistance and a bank information session on business registration and access to finance in Malawi (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7183 Policy Research Working Paper
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - Private Sector Rehabilitation & Agribusiness Development - P127209 (English)
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APR 22, 2014 ISDSA8077 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Breaking the metal ceiling : female entrepreneurs who succeed in male-dominated sectors in Uganda (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 93894 Brief
Lessons for matching grant programs from failed attempts to evaluate them (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 76388 Brief
Women and trade in Africa : realizing the potential (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 82520 Working Paper