Enterprise Training in Developing Countries: Incidence, Productivity, Effects, and Policy Implications
- Hong W Tan, Geeta Batra
- World Bank
Recognizing the private sector’s efficiency at allocating resources and spurring economic growth, the World Bank Group seeks to identify obstacles to its development. Listening to the problems of active entrepreneurs is an important step toward identifying needed reforms in the enabling environment and support systems for private enterprise. Surveys give greater confidence in the Bank’s conclusions and credibility to its recommendations. Recent initiatives in the Bank have attempted to bring greater uniformity to the questions asked and the implementation methodology of surveys, in order to better leverage resources to generate internationally comparable indicators of investment climate conditions.