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May 25, 2022

Read ANDE's break-down of recent IPCC reports to find out why SGB's should be at the center of the global fight against climate change.

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August
15
9:00am - 5:00pm
Johannesburg, South Africa

We are excited to announce that we will be hosting ANDE’s Investment Manager Training (IMT) in South Africa.

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March 30, 2022
Aspen Institute

The funding will allow four investors to advance their gender lens investment capabilities.

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September
13
Leesburg, Virginia, United States

Join us this year for ANDE's flagship event!

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March
21
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM ET
Online

The ANDE Investment Manager Training course is the only course of its kind which provides a comprehensive overview of investing in small and growing businesses.

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December
9
9:00AM - 10:00AM EST
Online

Join us and learn more about the Gender Lens Investment Pay for Results Fund and answer applicant questions!

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"Salaried wage jobs are the distinguishing feature separating the middle class from the poor in
developing countries (Banerjee and Duflo 2008). Where do salaried wage jobs come from, and
how can small and medium-sized firms create more of them? We review the evidence on
constraints to growth of small and medium enterprises. We first examine evidence on
constraints to capital and skilled labor, firms’ primary inputs to production. We then consider
factors that affect the efficiency with which firms are able to transform inputs into outputs,
focusing on managerial talent. Finally, we look at the importance of linking firms to markets
and the role of demand in generating firm growth. We conclude with a proposal for a research
agenda built around important but unanswered questions. "

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