CIPE Celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

This week CIPE celebrates the important role of entrepreneurs around the world on the CIPE Blog and with a Google Hangout on Nov. 19 for Women's Entrepreneurship Day.

Meet the Youth Entrepreneurship Pioneers Of Peru and Nepal

Read how the young entrepreneurs who graduate from programs profiled in CIPE's latest case studies on Nepal and Peru are making their countries better.

30 Years of Promoting Free Enterprise Around the World

Read an article on CIPE's 30-year history of supporting democracy and market-based reform around the world from the latest edition of Free Enterprise, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's quarterly publication.

News & Events

CIPE Celebrates Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, Works on Women’s Empowerment in 58 Countries

WASHINGTON, DC – Since 1999, the Center for International Private Enterprise

Government and Private Sector of Yemen hold dialogue in support of Yemen's economic development

WASHINGTON, DC -- A Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Yemen and the Yemen

Resources & Publications

Reforming the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem: A Study on Barriers to Growth in Tunisia and Egypt

Article at a glance

  • This article summarizes the main barriers to entry and growth as experienced by entrepreneurs and business owners in Egypt and Tunisia, and looks at regional differences within each country, differences between formal and informal enterprises, and differences by gender of business owners.
  • Top barriers to growth in 2013 were reported to be political instability and public disorder, administrative inefficiency, and restrained access to finance. Even among formal businesses, informal mechanisms often compensate for the absence of effective state institutions and the rule of law.
  • Administrative reforms and deeper investments in infrastructure and human capital are needed to build the business-friendly ecosystem needed to generate jobs, grow the economy, and create opportunities for all citizens

Read the original Stanford study here.

Building a Shared Vision for Economic Reform in Yemen

Following the 2011 popular uprising that toppled a decades-long authoritarian regime, Yemen b

National Business Agenda for Afghanistan Outlines Priorities for Economic Policy Reform

The objective of the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) in Afghanistan has be

Development Blog

The Center on Development, Democracy, and the Rule of Law at Stanford, in cooperation with CIPE,...

Opportunities in Bambamarca, Peru, are not plentiful. For most people, earning enough just to get...

UNDP research shows that in Nicaragua, young people face an unemployment rate twice as high as the...

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