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This paper identifies the importance of access to human capital and credit for entrepreneurship. We conduct a field experiment in rural Pakistan where a subset of male and female microfinance clients were offered 8 full time days of business training and the opportunity to participate in a lottery to access business loans of up to 100,000 Rs (USD 1,700), about seven times the average loan size. We find that offering business training leads to increased business knowledge, better businessdoi:10.1596/1813-9450-6959 fatcat:wg3bbs22pfhbdhptveefzc5rei