Gender and Microfinance Business Choice : Evidence from The Philippines

  • Rebecca N. Coke
  • Published 2001


This paper examines the factors influencing rural microfinance business choice in the Philippines. A borrower survey shows that there is a strong relationship between the borrower’s household bargaining power and business choice. In addition, the microfinance borrower is limited by what is deemed an acceptable female activity and by her need to participate… (More)

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