Seminar: Management skill, entrepreneurial motivation, and enterprise survival: Evidence from randomized experiments and repeated surveys in Viet Nam | Asian Development Bank

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Seminar: Management skill, entrepreneurial motivation, and enterprise survival: Evidence from randomized experiments and repeated surveys in Viet Nam

Event | 12 October 2017 ADBI, Tokyo, Japan

Background

Yuki Higuchi and his team examined management skill and entrepreneurial motivation by conducting randomized experiments among 312 small-sized Vietnamese manufacturers undergoing management training in 2010, with follow-up data collected in 2011, 2013, and 2016. Analyzing panel data constructed from the surveys, they found that enterprises which received training were 17 percent more likely to continue business five years after the training, as well as achieve significantly higher business performance. Their research suggests this was due to sustained improvement in management skill and entrepreneurial motivation resulting from training.

About the Speaker

Yuki Higuchi is an assistant professor at the Graduate School of Economics, Nagoya City University, Japan.

His interests include industrial development, poverty alleviation, and impact evaluation, and he has refereed articles for China Economic Review, World Development, and Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.

He received an MA and a PhD in Development Economics from the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in Tokyo after receiving a BA in Sociology from Kyoto University.

Objectives

Provide an opportunity to discuss relevant topics among policy makers, researchers, academics, think tanks, and other audiences, leading to policy options for inclusive and sustainable development.

Participants

About 20 participants.

Output

  • Scholarly presentation
  • Discussion among policy makers, researchers, academics, think tanks, and other audiences

How to register

Register here.

Language

English

Time of event

12:00 - 13:00