Researching Entrepreneurship in Low-income Settlements: The Strengths and Challenges of Participatory Methods

Katherine V. Gough, Thilde Langevang, Rebecca Namatovu

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    Despite an increased focus on entrepreneurship as a means of promoting development, there has been limited discussion of the conceptual and methodological issues related to researching entrepreneurship in low-income countries. Drawing on experiences from Uganda, this paper presents a study of entrepreneurship conducted in a low-income settlement, which combined participatory quantitative and qualitative approaches, highlighting the strengths and challenges of using participatory methods. The paper demonstrates how drawing on a range of participatory methods can contribute to creating more engaging research relationships and generate.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalEnvironment and Urbanization
    Issue number1
    Pages (from-to)297-311
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

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