Essays about: "Microcredit"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 48 essays containing the word Microcredit.

  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. A credit-plus approach : the way to increase women´s empowerment in microcredit? - Evidence from Colombia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sara Eriksson; [2017]
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    Abstract : Does participation in microcredit programs lead to the empowerment of women? The answer is not clear-cut, and earlier studies report ambivalent results. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals number 5 argues for the importance of finding paths to empowerment. 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. Beg, Borrow or Sell - The Impact of Microcredit on Financial Inclusion

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Marie Thylén; Valter Selén; [2017]
    Keywords : Microcredits; financial inclusion; small- and medium-size enterprises; Botswana; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Microcredits have alternately been hailed as the future of developing economics and criticised for becoming a one size fits all-solution to complex issues. This paper is an attempt to add to a growing literature on the impact of microcredits on different stakeholders in the developing world. READ MORE

  5. 5. Beg, Borrow or Sell - The Impact of Microcredit on Financial Inclusion

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Valter Selén; Marie Thylén; [2017]
    Keywords : Microcredits; financial inclusion; small- and medium-size enterprises; Botswana; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Microcredits have alternately been hailed as the future of developing economics and criticised for becoming a one size fits all-solution to complex issues. This paper is an attempt to add to a growing literature on the impact of microcredits on different stakeholders in the developing world. READ MORE