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Finance against poverty, [edited by] David Hulme and Paul Mosley, Vol. 2

Summary
Over the last decade, the theory that poverty in the world's poorest regions could be alleviated by providing small loans to micro-entrepreneurs has become increasingly popular. This volume examines the effectiveness of this theory when put into practice. The book presents empirical evidence drawn from comparative experiences in seven developing countries and produces some startling conclusions. This work should be essential reading for all those interested in development, poverty-reduction, social welfare and finance. Volume One provides a detailed analysis of this theory an
Table Of Contents
BOOK COVER; HALF-TITLE; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; FIGURES; TABLES; NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS; ABBREVIATIONS; PREFACE; 10 METAMORPHOSIS FROM NGO TO COMMERCIAL BANK; 11 INDONESIA; 12 CREDIT FOR THE POOR IN BANGLADESH; 13 MUTUAL FINANCE AND THE POOR; 14 INDIA; 15 FINANCING THE JUA KALI SECTOR IN KENYA; 16 RURAL AND AGRICULTURAL CREDIT IN MALAWI; APPENDIX: BORROWER QUESTIONNAIRE; INDEX
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (445 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781280288869

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