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AIM Policy Center shares working papers from the EPA 2013

Posted: 2014-05-19
Category: EPA Announcements

epa-2013-news_thumb.jpgThe Asian Institute of Management - Policy Center shares some of the studies on MSMEs generated from the recent Enterprise Performance in Asia, a project with IDRC. 



Context, connection, and creation keys to SMEs survival and growth

Posted: 2013-11-08
Category: EPA Announcements

epa-2013-news_thumb.jpgIn Southeast Asia, micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) contribute anywhere between 32% to 77% of total domestic output in their respective economies, account for more than 90% of all enterprises, and employ 50-99% of the workforce. With MSMEs contributing to job creation in the region, these enterprises are in a unique opportunity to create inclusive growth and reduce poverty.

Crisis resilience and appropriate policy environment keys to SMEs survival and growth

Posted: 2013-11-07
Category: EPA Announcements

epa-2013-news_thumb.jpgAccording to a report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the estimated average loss incurred by Southeast Asia from disasters is more than $19 billion every 100 years, and only 5% of disaster losses in developing Asia are insured, compared to 40% in developed world. MSMEs are also vulnerable to economic crises and to poor governance.


EPA Research Grant Winners

Posted: 2013-05-24
Category: EPA Announcements

epa_downloadable.jpgCongratulations to the 10 winners of the EPA research grants.


EPA First Workshop and IDRC Book Launching

Posted: 2012-12-03
Category: EPA Announcements

epa_downloadable.jpgLast November 2012, a shortlist of 20 research proposals was chosen for presentation in a two-day workshop.