Impact Evaluation of Microcredit on Welfare of the Vietnamese Rural Households

@inproceedings{Dng2014ImpactEO,
  title={Impact Evaluation of Microcredit on Welfare of the Vietnamese Rural Households},
  author={Phạm Bảo Dương and Pham Tien Thanh},
  year={2014}
}
This study evaluates the impact of microcredit on the welfare of the rural households in Vietnam, especially the poor, and investigates the determinants on the accessibility to microcredit programs. Propensity score matching (PSM) method and difference in difference (DID) method are employed to evaluate the impact. The results show that microcredit improves living standard of the rural households via increasing their income and consumption. However, for case of the rural poor, microcredit is… CONTINUE READING

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