Microlending in emerging economies: Building a new line of inquiry from the ground up

@article{Bruton2011MicrolendingIE,
  title={Microlending in emerging economies: Building a new line of inquiry from the ground up},
  author={Garry D. Bruton and Susanna Khavul and Helmuth Ch{\'a}vez},
  journal={Journal of International Business Studies},
  year={2011},
  volume={42},
  pages={718-739}
}
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