Building Effective and Accessible Markets

The BEAM Exchange - in partnership with the DCED - is a platform for knowledge exchange and learning about the role of markets in poverty reduction. 

Sustainability in a failed state

It is estimated that by 2030, 60 per cent of the world's poor will live in states affected by fragility, conflict and violence1.

Ben Taylor

How does the private sector measure social inclusion and its return on investment?

Insights from a review of the frameworks that businesses use to meet social goals

Erin Markel

Combining resilience and market systems: supporting peace and prosperity

Market systems development is a necessary condition for building meaningful economic resilience. There. I’ve said it!

David Elliott

2021 Evidence review

The results achieved by programmes that use the market systems development approach

Lucho Osorio-Cortes


Using MSD for digital transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Maximilian Schulz

Outcomes of the MSD procurement knowledge clinics

Outcomes of clinics on designing and managing procurement processes for MSD programmes

Mike Klassen

Market systems development in fragile and conflict-affected situations

Two working papers on MSD in fragile and crisis-affected situations, one for implementers and one for donors

Karri Byrne

How is COVID-19 impacting the talent pipeline of market systems development activities?

COVID-19 has exacerbated systemic inequalities in the international development sector

Holly Lard Krueger