Small businesses performance in West African border regions: Do social networks pay off?
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KeywordsSocial networks; border markets; economic performance; Benin; Niger; Nigeria;
- D85 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Network Formation
- F14 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Empirical Studies of Trade
- L14 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Transactional Relationships; Contracts and Reputation
- R11 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, Environmental Issues, and Changes
NEP fieldsThis paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-AFR-2014-05-24 (Africa)
- NEP-ALL-2014-05-24 (All new papers)
- NEP-CSE-2014-05-24 (Economics of Strategic Management)
- NEP-SOC-2014-05-24 (Social Norms & Social Capital)
- NEP-URE-2014-05-24 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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