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Enterprise surveys country note series

2009 - present

 

Enterprise country notes are 3-4 page research briefings with concise empirical findings and policy implications.

 

Sub-series:

Enterprise surveys Latin America and the Caribbean series, Enterprise surveys country profile, Enterprise surveys country highlights, Enterprise surveys country note series 

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http://www.enterprisesurveys.org/Research/EnterpriseNotes



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Informal firms in Myanmar (English)

Using survey data on informal firms in Myanmar, a number of issues related to firm-size,productivity, business environment, gender disparity and registration costs and benefits arediscussed. ... See More +

Brief 111251 JAN 01, 2016

Amin,Mohammad Disclosed

Legal institutions and women’s employment (English)

This note explores the role of legal institutions in influencing women’s employment in private firms in developing countries. Both a holistic and specific approach to legal institutions is adopted. ... See More +

Brief 111250 JAN 01, 2016

Amin,Mohammad; Islam,Asif Mohammed Disclosed

Enterprise surveys : Papua New Guinea county profile 2015 (English)

The Enterprise Surveys (ES) focus on many aspects of the business environment. These factors can be accommodating or constraining for firms and play an important role in whether an economy’s private sector will thrive or not. ... See More +

Working Paper 111259 AUG 01, 2015

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Enterprise surveys : Malaysia country profile 2015 (English)

The Enterprise Surveys (ES) focus on many aspects of the business environment. These factors can be accommodating or constraining for firms and play an important role in whether an economy’s private sector will thrive or not. ... See More +

Working Paper 111258 MAR 01, 2015

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Enterprise surveys : Philippines country pofile 2015 (English)

The Enterprise Surveys (ES) focus on many aspects of the business environment. These factors can be accommodating or constraining for firms and play an important role in whether an economy’s private sector will thrive or not. ... See More +

Working Paper 111260 JAN 01, 2015

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Does firm-size matter in the informal sector? (English)

Newly available data on informal firms in 11 African countries shows that informal firms while generally small can vary substantially in size. Using these data, this note explores the relevance of firm-size among informal firms. ... See More +

Brief 92275 JAN 01, 2014

Amin, Mohammad; Huang, Xie Disclosed

Presence of women in top managerial positions (English)

The presence of female top managers in the private sector signals the existence of high paying jobs for women and also serves as further encouragement for other women to seek better employment. ... See More +

Brief 92276 JAN 01, 2014

Amin, Mohammad; Islam, Asif Disclosed

Running a business in Brazil (English)

Brazilian firms are more integrated into their country's financial system than other firms in the rest of the Latin American region Brazil has the highest proportion of firms who finance investment using banks and the highest proportion of firms with savings and checking account. ... See More +

Brief 63663 JAN 01, 2011

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Running a Business in Kazakhstan (English)

New enterprise surveys data indicate that firms in Kazakhstan are more likely to face corruption and are less integrated in global trade when compared to the rest of the countries in the Easter Europe and Central Asia region (ECA). ... See More +

Brief 63664 JAN 01, 2011

Disclosed

Education and the structure of informal firms in Latin America (English)

A recent survey of unregistered or informal firms in Argentina and Peru shows that about 74 percent of the owners have a secondary or higher education. ... See More +

Brief 63665 JAN 01, 2011

Amin, Mohammad Disclosed

Running a business in Indonesia (English)

Recently obtained enterprise surveys data indicate that senior managers in Indonesia spend the least amount of time dealing with the requirements of government regulations when compared to countries in the same income and size groups. ... See More +

Brief 65102 JAN 01, 2011

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Running a business in Vietnam (English)

New data from enterprise surveys indicate that Vietnamese firms have several comparative advantages over firms in other similarly populated countries and countries in the same income group. ... See More +

Brief 65103 JAN 01, 2011

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Running a business in the Kyrgyz Republic (English)

New data from enterprise surveys indicate that business regulation reforms in the Kyrgyz Republic, such as simplifying tax payment procedures, are positively impacting the private sector. ... See More +

Brief 65104 JAN 01, 2011

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Gender and informality in Latin America (English)

Recently collected data on informal or unregistered firms in Argentina and Peru show significant differences between male- and female-owned firms. ... See More +

Brief 65117 JAN 01, 2011

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Comparing informal firms in Buenos Aires and Chaco (English)

This note highlights differences between informal businesses in two regions of Argentina Buenos Aires and Chaco. Labor productivity is much higher in Buenos Aires than Chaco. ... See More +

Brief 65118 JAN 01, 2011

Amin, Mohammad Disclosed

Total factor productivity across the developing world (English)

Total factor productivity (TFP) is a crucial measure of efficiency and thus an important indicator for policymakers. Using micro level data from manufacturing industries in 80 developing countries, this note analyzes TFP performance at the firm-level. ... See More +

Brief 68273 JAN 01, 2011

Saliola, Federica; Seker, Murat Disclosed

Business environment perceptions in Afghanistan and Pakistan (English)

This note compares business environment perceptions using a unique panel data set of Afghani and Pakistani firms interviewed between 2007 and 2010. ... See More +

Brief 68274 JAN 01, 2011

Yang, Judy S. Disclosed

Running a business in the Russian Federation (English)

The Russian Federation has, on average, the largest firms in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region. Despite having large numbers of employees, a relatively small percentage of Russian firms are exporters. ... See More +

Brief 60347 JAN 01, 2010

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Running a business in Armenia (English)

New data from enterprise surveys indicate that in Armenia, financing of investment by owners' contributions or by issuing equity increased to 28 percent, making Armenia the country with the highest equity financing of investment in all of Eastern Europe and Central Asia (ECA). ... See More +

Brief 52111 JAN 01, 2009

Disclosed

Running a Business in Azerbaijan (English)

New data from enterprise surveys indicate improvements in Azerbaijan's business environment, particularly in terms of increasing access to finance and also reductions in tax payment-related bribery. ... See More +

Brief 52112 JAN 01, 2009

Disclosed

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Informal firms in Myanmar (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 111251 Brief
Legal institutions and women’s employment (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 111250 Brief
Enterprise surveys : Papua New Guinea county profile 2015 (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 111259 Working Paper
Enterprise surveys : Malaysia country profile 2015 (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 111258 Working Paper
Enterprise surveys : Philippines country pofile 2015 (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 111260 Working Paper
Does firm-size matter in the informal sector? (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 92275 Brief
Presence of women in top managerial positions (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 92276 Brief
Running a business in Brazil (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 63663 Brief
Running a Business in Kazakhstan (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 63664 Brief
Education and the structure of informal firms in Latin America (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 63665 Brief
Running a business in Indonesia (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 65102 Brief
Running a business in Vietnam (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 65103 Brief
Running a business in the Kyrgyz Republic (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 65104 Brief
Gender and informality in Latin America (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 65117 Brief
Comparing informal firms in Buenos Aires and Chaco (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 65118 Brief
Total factor productivity across the developing world (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 68273 Brief
Business environment perceptions in Afghanistan and Pakistan (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 68274 Brief
Running a business in the Russian Federation (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 60347 Brief
Running a business in Armenia (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 52111 Brief
Running a Business in Azerbaijan (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 52112 Brief