Entrepreneurship

Recent Publications

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ProZorro - From a Volunteer Initiative to a Major State Reform

March 2018

This case examines the decision process of a team of volunteers that started a public procurement reform named ProZorro.

Conference Report: Educational and Entrepreneurial Initiatives to Support Youth in Places of Violence [June 2015]

June 2017

Following in the footsteps of last year’s international conference on violence and policing in Latin American and U.S.

Teaching Values and Purpose for Social Change

September 2015

View the original article on the Stanford Social Innovation Review website here.As more students look to pursue meaningful careers in the social sector, it is imperative that educational...

Conference Report: Educational and Entrepreneurial Initiatives to Support Youth in Places of Violence [June 2015]

June 2015

Following in the footsteps of last year’s international conference on violence and policing in Latin American and U.S.

Serious Business: Diminishing the Size of the Informal Sector in Medellin, Colombia

April 2015

The new mayor of Medellin, Sergio Fajardo, arrived to office in 2004 pledging to remake the social contract between society and the state.

Establishing the Individual Credit Registry System in China

April 2015

This case examines (i) why governments must play a leadership role to ensure the creation of a credit information system (CIS) that is designed to encourage banks and other domestic financial...

Getting Special Economic Zones to Work in Tanzania

March 2015

Tanzania spent years trying to attract foreign investment using Special Economic Zones (SEZs).

Reforming the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in Post-Revolutionary Egypt and Tunisia

April 2014

Ongoing upheaval in Egypt and Tunisia since the 2011 revolutions indicates high levels of dissatisfaction with the political order, and expresses a deep desire for a drastic remodeling of the...

Understanding the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in Tunisia and Egypt

December 2013

Why has private entrepreneurship in Egypt and Tunisia remained underdeveloped despite decades of economic liberalization and private sector-friendly incentives and reforms?

Social Entrepreneurship: Why is It Important Post Arab Spring?

December 2012

This white paper comments on the challenges and opportunities facing social entrepreneurship in the Arab world after the Arab Spring, with policy recommendations for the development community.

Quantifying Creative Destruction: Entrepreneurship and Productivity in New Zealand

September 2004

Creative destruction "revolutionises the economic structure from within," Joseph Schumpeter famously said, "incessantly destroying the old one, incessantly creating a new one." Innovation in...

People

Jerry Kaplan Lecturer, CDDRL, Research Affiliate, CDDRL
Marcel Fafchamps Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Economics
Dinsha Mistree Research Affiliate, CDDRL
Kathleen Kelly Janus Lecturer, Program on Social Entrepreneurship
Vanessa Melo Research Staff, CDDRL