Borrowing Across Borders: Migration and Microcredit in Rural Cambodia

@inproceedings{Bylander2014BorrowingAB,
  title={Borrowing Across Borders: Migration and Microcredit in Rural Cambodia},
  author={Maryann Bylander},
  year={2014}
}
type="main"> This article explores an unexpected and overlooked consequence of the expansion of microcredit: how it interacts with migration patterns. Drawing on qualitative research in northwest Cambodia, this study explores the uses, meanings and implications of ‘migra-loans’ — microcredit loans that are used in tandem with household strategies of international migration. Using microcredit in combination with migration allows households to immediately meet consumption goals and utilize the… CONTINUE READING
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