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Rural Financial Markets in Developing Countries
Undermining Rural Development With Cheap Credit
Microenterprise Credit Programs: Déjà Vu
Abstract Microenterprises in low-income countries are the target of an increasing number of credit programs. These efforts resemble earlier problematic attempts to assist operators of small farms… Expand
Fungibility and the Design and Evaluation of Agricultural Credit Projects
Agricultural credit is an important element in development efforts in most low income countries. Some countries such as India, Brazil, and Thailand assign credit a leading role in rural development.… Expand
The political economy of specialized farm credit institutions.
A paradigm, or pattern, incorporating financial logic and elements of political economy is developed to explain performance problems found in specialized farm credit institutions in low-income… Expand
13. Methodenstreit and sustainability in microfinance: Generalizations describing institutional frameworks
- J. V. Pischke
Microfinance investment funds: leveraging private capital for economic growth and poverty reduction (Taschenbuch)
Microfinance investment funds are a recent development that will grow in importance. These funds expand the range of opportunities for financing microfinance institutions, enabling them to offer… Expand
Innovation in finance and movement to client-centered credit
- J. V. Pischke
- 1 April 2002
Progression from product-centred to client-centered lending is made possible by innovation, which is by definition cost-reducing. Innovation in finance occurs in three ways: lengthening term… Expand
Micro-enterprise credit programs: détè vu.
SELECTED SUCCESSFUL EXPERIENCES IN AGRICULTURAL CREDIT AND RURAL FINANCE IN AFRICA / CREDIT AGRICOLE ET FINANCE RURALE EN AFRIQUE: UNE SELECTION DE CAS DE REUSSITE
Two of the most striking features of institutional credit in rural Africa since the 1960s are increases in government activity intended to provide more credit to farmers, and the size of the resource… Expand