International Journal of Emerging Markets: Volume 1 Issue 4


Table of contents - Special Issue: Micro‐enterprise Development in Emerging Markets

Guest Editors: Puneetha Palakurthi, William O. Maddocks

The double‐X factor: harnessing female human capital for economic growth

Linda Jones, Alexandra Snelgrove, Pamela Muckosy

The purpose of this paper is to present MEDA programs in small enterprise development – value chain and microfinance projects – to illustrate that the human capital of…


Business development services (BDS) in Ethiopia: Status, prospects and challenges in the micro and small enterprise sector

Wolday Amha, Gebrehiwot Ageba

With the objective of trying to understand and assess the status of delivering business development services (BDS) and identifying the constraints, the Ethiopian…


An Egyptian case study: financial services for young people who work

Caroline Hossein, Julie Redfern, Richard Carothers

The purpose of this paper is to show some of the innovative ways loans are being disbursed to help microfinance institutions (MFIs) diversify their portfolios and reach a…


Useful principles for adopting a market development approach for enterprise development organizations

Frank Lusby

To provide a practitioner focused discussion for enterprise development organizations (EDOs) who are seeking to incorporate principles of sustainability into their strategies.

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