Essays about: "microfinance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 94 essays containing the word microfinance.

  1. 1. Investigating the Relation Between Microcredit and Female Entrepreneurship in Lao PDR

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Nationalekonomi; Linköpings universitet/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Klara Granath; Karin Kling; [2018]
    Keywords : Microcredit; Microlending; Microfinance; Female Entrepreneurship; Women’s Entrepreneurship; Lao People s Democratic Republic; Interest Rate; Grace Period; Loan Size; Networking; Motivation; Gender Division of Labor; Sexual Division of Labor; Business Training;

    Abstract : Even though the idea of microcredit is to stimulate entrepreneurial activities in developing countries, there is an ongoing debate whether this is achieved. Many argue that only providing credit is not enough and see a need for additional components in promoting entrepreneurial activities for the stimulation of economic growth. READ MORE

  2. 2. Communicating online microfinance as an effective poverty alleviation tool: a case study of Kiva

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Stuart Grant; [2018]
    Keywords : Microfinance; Chains of equivalence; Kiva;

    Abstract : Microfinance is a significant component of financial inclusion, which has come to the fore in contemporary developmental literature and practice. It has been used as a poster child of millennial development. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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]
    Keywords : ;

    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

  4. 4. MICROFINANCE IMPACT EVALUATION: THEORY VERSUS PRAXIS

    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

  5. 5. 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