Micro-enterprises and the institutional framework in developing countries

by Christian Morrisson

Publisher: Development Centre of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Publisher: OECD Publications and Information Centre [distributor] in Paris, Washington, D.C

Written in English
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  • Developing countries.

Subjects:

  • Small business -- Developing countries.,
  • Small business -- Government policy -- Developing countries.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-251).

  The economic literature has identified important factors that influence the wealth of nations and they include: openness to trade, natural resources, capital accumulation, and innovation. Recent studies have found that cultural aspects and institutional framework tend to play a major role in a nation's development process. This book focuses on the impact of institutions and regulatory systems on transport systems and travel behaviour. While institutions appear to play an important role in the economic success of many countries, this book considers the extent to which they also support sustainable development. It is obvious that micro and small enterprises play vital roles for economic growth, job creation, and poverty reduction for a nation both in developing and developed countries across the globe in which they are the means through which accelerated economic growth and rapid industrialization have been achieved in developed countries. This research examines micro‐enterprises pursuing gradual growth. While very little research has been targeted specifically at the growth of micro‐enterprises, there are a host of possible influencing factors suggested by the rather broader small business literature. Less research has attempted to integrate the factors that influence growth of small firms into some form of model.

A micro-enterprise (or microenterprise) is generally defined as a small business employing nine people or fewer, and having a balance sheet or turnover less than a certain amount (e.g. €2 million or PhP 3 million). The terms microenterprise and microbusiness have the same meaning, though traditionally when referring to a small business financed by microcredit the term microenterprise is. – The purpose of this paper is to evaluate management accounting research in developing countries and formulate suggestions for its progression., – This is a desk based study of existing literature analysed through a framework of management control transformation in developing countries derived from the authors' research., – Research is growing, especially on accounting in state‐owned. microfinance service to the growth of MSEs in developing countries. The study sought to their limited resource base and lack of institutional capacity to provide a wide range of financial services (GOK, , p. ). conceptual framework. The study content framework was the .   In the early s, many international agencies and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) active in developing countries became disenchanted with the failure of the conventional, exclusively technical, approach (often called the ‘technical fix’ (Wilson, )).A collaborative programme on municipal solid waste management in low-income countries was set up by UNDP, UN-Habitat and .

The book is arranged in four main parts, covering theoretical (Part I) and methodological (Part II) aspects of the debate, presenting case studies from the USA, Europe (UK), and a developing country (Philippines) (Part III), and looking at the institutional frameworks within which CV .

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