Determinants of Saving among Low-Income Individuals in Rural Uganda: Evidence from Assets Africa

@article{Chowa2012DeterminantsOS,
  title={Determinants of Saving among Low-Income Individuals in Rural Uganda: Evidence from Assets Africa},
  author={Gina A. N. Chowa and Rainier Masa and David Ansong},
  journal={Advances in Applied Sociology},
  year={2012},
  volume={2},
  pages={280-291}
}
Although research has shown that poor people in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), including those living in rural areas save, little is known about the factors that influence saving and asset accumulation among this population. Using three theoretical perspectives on saving and asset accumulation, this study examines the broader determinants of saving and asset accumulation among low-income individuals in rural Uganda. Compared with the individual-oriented and sociological perspectives, institutional… Expand

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