Innovation in Micro-Enterprises: Evidence from a Developing Country

Funded Research Proposal

In less-developed economies, micro-enterprises comprise a large percentage of total number of businesses, playing significant roles in household consumption and investment, labour market outcomes, and the whole economy. In the Philippines, around 800,000 micro-enterprises called sari-sari stores (like mini 7-Elevens), are not only a big part of the country’s retail culture but also of local neighborhoods and more broadly, the national economy.Read More