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Extensive Implementation Of The BMBE Law: An Assessment Across Metro Manila

Extensive Implementation Of The BMBE Law: An Assessment Across Metro Manila

Published August 24, 2015

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The Barangay Micro Business Enterprise (BMBE) Law or Republic Act No. 9178 was enacted on November 13, 2002 to help microenterprises in their financial hurdle during the early years of their business operations. Although considered a pro-poor law, it is suspected that not too many cities in the National Capital Region (NCR) in particular are implementing it. Thus, this study will encompass an assessment on the extensiveness of the BMBE Law implementation across the 17 cities in Metro Manila through a perception survey that will make use of a 10-item dichotomous questions. On the other hand, the determination of the acceptable and ideal BMBE Law implementation will be conducted through an Expert Survey of 10 respondents purposively chosen from the government, academe and business. The responses from a sample of 100 microentrepreneurs across various sectors will be analyzed using arithmetic mean and Chi-square Test Method.




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