DP 2010-14 Microfinance and Household Poverty Reduction : New evidence from India *

@inproceedings{Imai2012DP2M,
  title={DP 2010-14 Microfinance and Household Poverty Reduction : New evidence from India *},
  author={Katsushi S. Imai and T R Arun and Samuel Kobina Annim and Raghav Gaiha and David Hulme and Takahiro Sato},
  year={2012}
}
The objective of the present study is to examine whether household access to microfinance reduces poverty. Using national household data from India, treatment effects model is employed to estimate the poverty-reducing effects of MFIs loans for productive purposes, such as investment in agriculture or non-farm businesses on household poverty levels. These models take into account the endogenous binary treatment effects and sample selection bias associated with access to MFIs. Despite some… CONTINUE READING
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