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Using Administrative Data to Evaluate Municipal Reforms : An Evaluation of the Impact of Minas Fácil Expresso
(Taylor and Francis, 2013-07-04)
This study uses administrative data to evaluate the impact of Minas Fácil Expresso, a programme in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, which expanded a business start-up simplification programme to more remote municipalities. ...
A Tale of Two Species : Revisiting the Effect of Registration Reform on Informal Business Owners in Mexico
Some argue that informal business owners are viable entrepreneurs who do not register due to complex regulation. Others claim that they are making a living while searching for a job. This paper suggests that a mix of both ...
License to Sell : The Effect of Business Registration Reform on Entrepreneurial Activity in Mexico
(MIT Press, 2011-02)
This paper estimates the economic effects of a recent reform that simplified business entry regulation in Mexico. The reform was introduced in different municipalities at different points in time. Using microlevel data, I ...