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Improving the Business Environment: Inter-agency knowledge exchange
Welcome to the inter-agency database of the Donor Committee's
Business Environment Working Group
. The database is used to share documents and information about donor-supported work to enhance the business environment to achieve pro-poor growth - with a particular focus on aspects of the Business Environment that discriminate against small firms.
DCED guidance on business environment reform
are also available on the main
, which also holds knowledge pages on various other approaches to PSD.
On the benefits of formalization: Panel evidence from Vietnam, Amadou Boly, UNU-WIDER Working Paper, 2015
Posted: 31st Mar 2015
Short-term impacts of formalization assistance and a bank information session on business registration and access to finance in Malawi, World Bank Policy Research Working Paper, 2015
Posted: 5th Mar 2015
Investment Climate Reforms. An Independent Evaluation of World Bank Group Support to Reforms of Business Regulations, IEG, 2014
Posted: 5th Mar 2015
DCED (2015): Measuring Business Environment Reform Results - Sample Indicators, 2015
Posted: 14th Jan 2015
The political economy determinants of economic growth in Malawi, by J. Said and K. Singini, 2014
Posted: 13th Jan 2015
Leveraging the Impact of Business Environment Reform: The Contribution of Quality Infrastructure. Lessons from Practice, DCED Working Paper, 2014
Posted: 22nd Dec 2014
Aiding institutional reforms in developing countries. Lessons from the Philippines on what works, what doesn't and why, by David Booth, ODI, 2014.
Posted: 7th Oct 2014
Learning dynamics and support for economic reforms: why good news can be bad, World Bank, 2014
Posted: 27th Aug 2014
Regulatory reform for closing Africa's competitiveness gap, by Ioannis Kessides, UNU-WIDER
Posted: 27th Jun 2014
Enterprise formalization - Fact or fiction? A quest for case studies, ILO and GIZ, 2014
Posted: 2nd Jun 2014
BE documents of the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development, including peer-reviewed cases from DCED Conferences.
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Last updated: 31st March 2015
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