Media Coverage
January 28, 2019
Soumaya Keynes of The Economist and Chad P. Bown of the Petersen Institute for International Economics speak with Colombia University Business School professor Amit Khandelwal on research through IPA’s Small and Medium Enterprises initiative on export markets. He explains that trade can be difficult to randomize and explains how they managed to do it for Egyptian carpet manufacturers to see how firms evolve to meet new demand.
Egypt Carpet
Adam Osman, Amit Khandelwal, David Atkin
July 10, 2015

Editors note: This is a cross-post with NextBillion.

Media Coverage
December 04, 2014
Writing on the Center for Economic Policy Research's dissemination portal, David Atkin, Amit Khandelwal, and Adam Osman discuss their work with IPA studying how to grow Egyptian carpet exporters' business. They report the that improving access to external markets grew the businesses by 15-20 percent, depending on the measure used. You can read more about the study on IPA's site here.