The Question of Sustainability for Microfinance Institutions**

@article{Pollinger2007TheQO,
  title={The Question of Sustainability for Microfinance Institutions**},
  author={Johanna Pollinger and John Outhwaite and H Cordero-guzman},
  journal={Journal of Small Business Management},
  year={2007},
  volume={45},
  pages={23 - 41}
}
Microentrepreneurs have considerable difficulty accessing capital from mainstream financial institutions. One key reason is that the costs of information about the characteristics and risk levels of borrowers are high. Relationship‐based financing has been promoted as a potential solution to information asymmetry problems in the distribution of credit to small businesses. In this paper, we seek to better understand the implications for providers of “microfinance” in pursuing such a strategy. We… 
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