License to Sell : The Effect of Business Registration Reform on Entrepreneurial Activity in Mexico

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 find that the reform increased the number of registered businesses by 5%. This...

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Main Author: Bruhn, Miriam
Format: Journal Article
Published: MIT Press 2012
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