Teaching Entrepreneurship: Impact of Business Training on Microfinance Clients and Institutions

@article{Karlan2011TeachingEI,
  title={Teaching Entrepreneurship: Impact of Business Training on Microfinance Clients and Institutions},
  author={Dean S. Karlan and Mart{\'i}n Valdivia},
  journal={Review of Economics and Statistics},
  year={2011},
  volume={93},
  pages={510-527}
}
Abstract Most academic and development policy discussions about microentrepreneurs focus on credit constraints and assume that subject to those constraints, the entrepreneurs manage their business optimally. Yet the self-employed poor rarely have any formal training in business skills. A growing number of microfinance organizations are attempting to build the human capital of microentrepreneurs in order to improve the livelihood of their clients and help further their mission of poverty… 
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