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Microcredit interest rates and their determinants (2004-2011) (English)

From the beginning of modern microcredit, its most controversial dimension has been the interest rates charged by micro lenders, often referred to as microfinance institutions (MFIs). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 81992 JUN 01, 2013

Rosenberg, Richard; Gaul, Scott; Ford, William; Tomilova, Olga Arabic, French Disclosed

Microcredit interest rates and their determinants (2004-2011) : Les taux d'interet du microcredit et leurs facteurs determinants (2004-2011) (French)

From the beginning of modern microcredit, its most controversial dimension has been the interest rates charged by micro lenders, often referred to as microfinance institutions (MFIs). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 81992 JUN 01, 2013

Rosenberg, Richard; Gaul, Scott; Ford, William; Tomilova, Olga English, Arabic Disclosed

Microcredit interest rates and their determinants (2004-2011) (Arabic)

From the beginning of modern microcredit, its most controversial dimension has been the interest rates charged by micro lenders, often referred to as microfinance institutions (MFIs). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 81992 JUN 01, 2013

Rosenberg, Richard; Gaul, Scott; Ford, William; Tomilova, Olga English, French Disclosed

A new look at microfinance apexes : Una nueva mirada a las instituciones de segundo piso dedicadas a las microfinanzas (Spanish)

This paper uses the shorthand term 'microfinance' to refer to financial services for low-income people. Apex facilities exist for other sectors besides microfinance for instance, lending to exporters or small and medium enterprises (SMEs). ... See More +

Brief 71311 JUN 01, 2012

Forster, Sarah; Duflos, Eric; Rosenberg, Richard English Disclosed

A new look at microfinance apexes (English)

This paper uses the shorthand term 'microfinance' to refer to financial services for low-income people. Apex facilities exist for other sectors besides microfinance for instance, lending to exporters or small and medium enterprises (SMEs). ... See More +

Brief 71311 JUN 01, 2012

Forster, Sarah; Duflos, Eric; Rosenberg, Richard Spanish Disclosed

Too much microcredit? A survey of the evidence on over-indebtedness : Trop de microcredits? Une enquete sur la realite du surendettement (French)

Microcredit has long had an enviable repayment record; levels of delinquency and default have been very low. But more recently, collection problems have appeared in some major markets. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 64980 SEP 01, 2011

Schicks, Jessica; Rosenberg, Richard English Disclosed

Too much microcredit? A survey of the evidence on over-indebtedness (English)

Microcredit has long had an enviable repayment record; levels of delinquency and default have been very low. But more recently, collection problems have appeared in some major markets. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 64980 SEP 01, 2011

Schicks, Jessica; Rosenberg, Richard French Disclosed

Microfinance consensus guidelines : A guide to regulation and supervision of microfinance (English)

This Guide updates the Consultative Group to Assist the Poorest (CGAP)'s 2003 Guiding Principles on Regulation and Supervision of Microfinance. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study 70605 APR 01, 2011

Christen, Robert Peck; Lauer, Kate; Lyman, Timothy R.; Rosenberg, Richard Disclosed

Does microcredit really help poor people? : El microcredito ayuda realmente a los pobres? (Spanish)

Ever since microcredit first began to capture public attention 25 years ago, the usual story line has been that it is a tool of extraordinary power to lift poor people-especially women-out of poverty, by funding their microenterprises and raising their incomes. ... See More +

Brief 56625 JAN 01, 2010

Rosenberg, Richard English Disclosed

Does microcredit really help poor people? : Does microcredit really help poor people? (English)

Ever since microcredit first began to capture public attention 25 years ago, the usual story line has been that it is a tool of extraordinary power to lift poor people-especially women-out of poverty, by funding their microenterprises and raising their incomes. ... See More +

Brief 56625 JAN 01, 2010

Rosenberg, Richard Spanish Disclosed

Measuring results of microfinance institutions : minimum indicators that donors and investors should track - a technical guide (English)

Funding agencies' microfinance interventions produce better results when design, reporting, and monitoring focus explicitly on key measures of performance that are measured and reported regularly. ... See More +

Working Paper 50299 JUN 01, 2009

Rosenberg, Richard; Disclosed

Are microcredit interest rates excessive? (English)

Over the past two decades, institutions that make micro loans to low-income borrowers in developing and transition economies have focused increasingly on making their operations financially sustainable by charging interest rates that are high enough to cover all their costs. ... See More +

Brief 47955 FEB 01, 2009

Rosenberg, Richard ; Gonzalez, Adrian ; Narain, Sushma Disclosed

The new moneylenders : are the poor being exploited by high microcredit interest rates? (Arabic)

Over the past two decades, institutions that make micro loans to low-income borrowers in developing and transition economies have focused increasingly on making their lending operations financially sustainable by charging interest rates that are high enough to cover all their costs. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 47957 FEB 01, 2009

Rosenberg, Richard; Gonzalez, Adrian; Narain, Sushma; English Disclosed

The new moneylenders : are the poor being exploited by high microcredit interest rates? (English)

Over the past two decades, institutions that make micro loans to low-income borrowers in developing and transition economies have focused increasingly on making their lending operations financially sustainable by charging interest rates that are high enough to cover all their costs. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 47957 FEB 01, 2009

Rosenberg, Richard; Gonzalez, Adrian; Narain, Sushma; Arabic Disclosed

Variations in microcredit interest rates (English)

Global differences in microcredit interest rates are dramatic. The global average is about 35 percent, but the average in Uzbekistan is above 80 percent, and in Sri Lanka it is around 17 percent. ... See More +

Brief 46243 JUL 01, 2008

Kneiding, Christoph; Rosenberg, Richard; Disclosed

Are we overestimating demand for micro loans? (English)

This brief addresses demand for micro credit only, not demand for microfinance or other microfinance services, such as savings or funds transfers, which may be greater than the demand for micro credit. ... See More +

Brief 43844 APR 01, 2008

Anand, Malika; Rosenberg, Richard; Disclosed

Sustainability of self-help groups in India : two analyses (English)

The self-help group (SHG) model is the dominant form of microfinance in India. SHGs have grown explosively in recent years. It is reported that by March 2006, 2.23 million SHGs were reaching about 33 million members. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 40961 AUG 01, 2007

Rosenberg, Richard; Isern, Jennifer; Prakash, L.B.; Pillai, Anuradha; Hashemi, Syed; Christen, Robert Peck French, Spanish Disclosed

Sustainability of self-help groups in India : two analyses : Sostenibilidad de los grupos de autoayuda en la India : dos analisis (Spanish)

The self-help group (SHG) model is the dominant form of microfinance in India. SHGs have grown explosively in recent years. It is reported that by March 2006, 2.23 million SHGs were reaching about 33 million members. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 40961 AUG 01, 2007

Rosenberg, Richard; Isern, Jennifer; Prakash, L.B.; Pillai, Anuradha; Hashemi, Syed; Christen, Robert Peck English, French Disclosed

Sustainability of self-help groups in India : two analyses : Deux analyses de la viabilite des SHG en Inde (French)

The self-help group (SHG) model is the dominant form of microfinance in India. SHGs have grown explosively in recent years. It is reported that by March 2006, 2.23 million SHGs were reaching about 33 million members. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 40961 AUG 01, 2007

Rosenberg, Richard; Isern, Jennifer; Prakash, L.B.; Pillai, Anuradha; Hashemi, Syed; Christen, Robert Peck English, Spanish Disclosed

Community-managed loan funds : which ones work? (Arabic)

Government and donor projects that deliver microfinance-that is, credit and other financial services for poor and low-income people-usually involve microfinance institutions (MFIs) with professional staff. ... See More +

Brief 37822 MAY 01, 2006

Murray, Jessica; Rosenberg, Richard English, French, Chinese, Spanish Disclosed

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Microcredit interest rates and their determinants (2004-2011) (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 81992 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Arabic, French
Microcredit interest rates and their determinants (2004-2011) : Les taux d'interet du microcredit et leurs facteurs determinants (2004-2011) (French)
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JUN 01, 2013 81992 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English, Arabic
Microcredit interest rates and their determinants (2004-2011) (Arabic)
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JUN 01, 2013 81992 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English, French
A new look at microfinance apexes : Una nueva mirada a las instituciones de segundo piso dedicadas a las microfinanzas (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2012 71311 Brief English
A new look at microfinance apexes (English)
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JUN 01, 2012 71311 Brief Spanish
Too much microcredit? A survey of the evidence on over-indebtedness : Trop de microcredits? Une enquete sur la realite du surendettement (French)
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SEP 01, 2011 64980 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Too much microcredit? A survey of the evidence on over-indebtedness (English)
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SEP 01, 2011 64980 Working Paper (Numbered Series) French
Microfinance consensus guidelines : A guide to regulation and supervision of microfinance (English)
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APR 01, 2011 70605 Other Financial Sector Study
Does microcredit really help poor people? : El microcredito ayuda realmente a los pobres? (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2010 56625 Brief English
Does microcredit really help poor people? : Does microcredit really help poor people? (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 56625 Brief Spanish
Measuring results of microfinance institutions : minimum indicators that donors and investors should track - a technical guide (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 50299 Working Paper
Are microcredit interest rates excessive? (English)
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FEB 01, 2009 47955 Brief
The new moneylenders : are the poor being exploited by high microcredit interest rates? (Arabic)
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FEB 01, 2009 47957 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
The new moneylenders : are the poor being exploited by high microcredit interest rates? (English)
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FEB 01, 2009 47957 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Arabic
Variations in microcredit interest rates (English)
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JUL 01, 2008 46243 Brief
Are we overestimating demand for micro loans? (English)
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APR 01, 2008 43844 Brief
Sustainability of self-help groups in India : two analyses (English)
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AUG 01, 2007 40961 Working Paper (Numbered Series) French, Spanish
Sustainability of self-help groups in India : two analyses : Sostenibilidad de los grupos de autoayuda en la India : dos analisis (Spanish)
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AUG 01, 2007 40961 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English, French
Sustainability of self-help groups in India : two analyses : Deux analyses de la viabilite des SHG en Inde (French)
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AUG 01, 2007 40961 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English, Spanish
Community-managed loan funds : which ones work? (Arabic)
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MAY 01, 2006 37822 Brief English, French, Chinese, Spanish