An Empirical Glimpse on MSEs Four MENA Countries
AbstractThe Economic Research Forum (ERF) produced a one-off survey of micro & small private enterprises (MSE) in a number of Middle East and North African countries (MENA). It contains sufficient information to fit a production function and additional information about the owner’s education type; the scope of the market; and the type of technology. Further, it provides information about perceived constraints to production. We test the effect of these factors on technical progress. We believe that empirical research of policy issues can help promote the making of ‘evidence-based policies’ in the MENA countries.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Economics and Econometrics Research Institute (EERI), Brussels in its journal Journal of Economics and Econometrics.
Volume (Year): 53 (2010)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Micro-small Private Enterprise; Production Function; Stochastic Dominance.;
Other versions of this item:
- Weshah Razzak, 2009. "An Empirical Glimpse on MSEs Four MENA Countries," EERI Research Paper Series EERI_RP_2009_30, Economics and Econometrics Research Institute (EERI), Brussels.
- Weshah Razzak, . "An Empirical Glimpse on MSEs Four MENA Countries," API-Working Paper Series 0909, Arab Planning Institute - Kuwait, Information Center.
- C13 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Estimation: General
- C21 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Cross-Sectional Models; Spatial Models; Treatment Effect Models
- D24 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Production; Cost; Capital; Capital, Total Factor, and Multifactor Productivity; Capacity
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