Building Inclusive Markets in Rural Bangladesh: How Intermediaries Work Institutional Voids

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleBuilding Inclusive Markets in Rural Bangladesh: How Intermediaries Work Institutional Voids Author(S)Johanna Mair (Author)
Abstract  Much effort goes into building markets as a tool for economic and social development; those pursuing or promoting market building, however, often overlook that in too many places social exclusion and poverty prevent many, especially women, from participating in and accessing markets. Building on data from rural Bangladesh and analyzing the work of a prominent intermediary organization, we uncover institutional voids as the source of market exclusion and identify two sets of activities—redefining market architecture and legitimating new actors—as critical for building inclusive markets. ...Paginationp 819-850
SubjectManagementDescriptorsManagement
Journal TitleThe Academy of Management Journal  
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