Essays about: "microfinance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 92 essays containing the word microfinance.

  1. 1. Are people living with HIV discriminated by the microfinance market? Evidence from Uganda

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Matilda Byström; Karl Follin; [2017-10-10]
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    Abstract : Microfinance has considered to be the key to end world poverty by serving the poor and vulnerable. In Uganda, the microfinance market has been on a steady rise since 1980; a time when HIV prevalence peaked. READ MORE


    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Filippo Capurro; [2017]
    Keywords : Business and Economics;

    Abstract : By conducting a comparative analysis of microfinance impact evaluation (IE) from the researchers and practitioners perspective, the paper aims to uncover the existing gap between theory and reality. To that purpose an academic literature review on IE, based on Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs), is contrasted with the practitioners’ social performance management approach (SPM). READ MORE

  3. 3. Development and Determinants of Credit Interest Rates of Microfinance Institutions

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Christian Weigert; [2017]
    Keywords : Microfinance; Microcredit Supply; Interest Rates; Financial Development;

    Abstract : As millions of poor borrowers rely on microcredit products to finance various aspects of their lives, the price of such products cannot be rated important enough. This study analyzes the development and determinants of credit interest rates of microfinance institutions globally between 2005 and 2014. READ MORE

  4. 4. Microfinance Institutions and Poverty Reduction : Evidence from Nigeria

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Linn Christensson; [2017]
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  5. 5. Born, Trained or Excluded Microentrepreneur

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi; Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Johanna Eriksson; Madeleine Wollin; [2017]
    Keywords : Microentrepreneurship; Microfinance; Commercialization; Training; Sri Lanka; Mikroentreprenörskap; Mikrofinans; Kommersialisering; Träning; Sri Lanka;

    Abstract : Purpose– The assumption that microcredit alone can contribute to worldwide povertyalleviation is debated, the opponents voicing the need of non-credit services in addition togive the poor access to capital. Social intermediation services are argued to be essential inmaking a difference in a time where the impact of microfinance itself has been reappraised inseveral studies. READ MORE