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Microenterprise and the poor

findings from the Self-Employmnet Learning Project five year study of microentrepreneurs

by Peggy Clark

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Published by Economic Opportunities Program, the Aspen Institute in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Poor -- United States -- Statistics.,
    • Small business -- United States -- Statistics.,
    • Self-employed -- United States -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Peggy Clark and Amy Kays.
      GenreStatistics.
      ContributionsKays, Amy., Economic Opportunities Program (Aspen Institute)., Self-Employment Learning Project.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC110.P6 C5 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 84 p. :
      Number of Pages84
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3640917M
      ISBN 10089843260X
      LC Control Number2002449859
      OCLC/WorldCa43361816

        Downloadable! Microenterprise programs attempt to help poor people start or strengthen small businesses. Funding and political support has grown rapidly. Is microenterprise a good use of scarce development funds? Unfortunately, most evaluations have been case studies in what not to do. Because benefits and costs cannot be measured completely nor with perfect certainty, rigorous . ofthe poor. As successes in small- and microenterprise promotion have become better known, the ideas and concepts behind tbose programs have spread, not only within AI.O., but also to other international donor agencies and host. Linking the Poor to Opportunity: The Microenterprise Development Initiative Report Microenterprise Results Reporting for The USAID microenterprise web site, , contains the latest microenterprise research and reports, and links to other informative web sites. Produced by Weidemann Associates, Inc. under the USAID-funded.


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The microenterprise strategy--helping people start small businesses--has generated attention among policymakers and the media as a way to create jobs and help lift people out of poverty. Through Author: Lisa J. Servon. Poor Economics is separated between the private life of the poor in the first half of the book, and the external institutions surround those who are impoverished in the second half of the book.

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West Hartford, Conn.: Kumarian Press, By definition, micro-enterprises are small businesses with minimal employees and capital.

Due to a lack of quality education, jobs and training available to people in poverty in developing countries, micro-enterprises add value to the economy and lives by creating small business opportunities, improving income, and promoting commerce.

conducted some of the only academic research on microenterprise programs and has published widely on the topic. She is currently completing a book on the microenterprise strategy entitled Credit and the Poor: the Potential and Limits of the Microenterprise Strategy.

What is microenterprise. Microenterprise is the mom and pop shop on the corner. It is the lemon-aid stand on the side-walk. It is the vegetable stand in the local market. Microenterprises are entrepreneurs working towards a livelihood with a small number of products and often limited access to.

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Kitchen Capitalism: Microenterprise in Low-Income Households. In this Book. Additional Information. Based on this observation, a range of strategies to better promote microenterprise programs among the poor is advanced, with the goal of targeting the most promising approaches.

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The strategy for bootstrapping the poor out of poverty has been.