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A new approach to microfinance

Maitra, Pushkar, Mitra, Sandip, Mookherjee, Dilip, Motta, Alberto and Visaria, Sujata (2014) A new approach to microfinance. International Growth Centre Blog (15 Dec 2014). Website.

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Abstract

Traditional microcredit has had limited success at enabling farmers to expand the cultivation of risky but profitable cash crops. A new approach that uses local intermediaries and aligns their incentives with farmer profits could generate better outcomes for agricultural production and incomes

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.theigc.org/
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: International Growth Centre
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Sets: Research centres and groups > International Growth Centre (IGC)
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2017 13:13
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2020 23:11
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/81936

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