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October 2011 - present

 

The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) Access to Finance Forum presents papers on a wide range of financial inclusion topics. They are co-published by CGAP in partnership with other industry leaders.

 

Some issues are available in Spanish, French, and Arabic.

 

 

 

 

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The art of the responsible exit in microfinance equity sales (English)

Equity as a funding instrument is particularly important to responsible development of financial markets. At its core, it supports the growth and diversification of microfinance institutions (MFIs) and other financial institutions that serve the poor, and it is especially vital to the expansion of deposit services. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 80540 APR 01, 2014

Rozas, Daniel; Drake, Deborah; Lahaye, Estelle; McKee, Katharine; Piskadlo, Danielle Disclosed

Greenfield MFIs in Sub-Saharan Africa : a business model for advancing access to finance : Instituciones de microfinanzas totalmente nuevas en Africa al sur del Sahara : un modelo para promover el acceso al financiamiento (Spanish)

Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has the lowest level of access to finance of any region in the world, with an average banked population of only 24 percent (Findex 2012). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 67997 FEB 01, 2014

Flaming, Mark; Earne, Julie; Jansson, Tor; Koning, Antonique; Gourdon, Julien French, English Disclosed

Greenfield MFIs in Sub-Saharan Africa : a business model for advancing access to finance (English)

Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has the lowest level of access to finance of any region in the world, with an average banked population of only 24 percent (Findex 2012). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 67997 FEB 01, 2014

Flaming, Mark; Earne, Julie; Jansson, Tor; Koning, Antonique; Gourdon, Julien Spanish, French Disclosed

Greenfield MFIs in Sub-Saharan Africa : a business model for advancing access to finance : Les IMF entierement nouvelles en Afrique subsaharienne : un modele commercial pour promouvoir l'acces au financement (French)

Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has the lowest level of access to finance of any region in the world, with an average banked population of only 24 percent (Findex 2012). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 67997 FEB 01, 2014

Flaming, Mark; Earne, Julie; Jansson, Tor; Koning, Antonique; Gourdon, Julien Spanish, English Disclosed

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

Financial access 2012 : getting to a more comprehensive picture : Financial Access 2012 : Vers un état des lieux plus précis (French)

Each year, the Financial Access report aspires to include data on an increasing number of financial service providers, based on data availability. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 89804 JUN 01, 2013

Spanish, English Disclosed

Financial access 2012 : getting to a more comprehensive picture : Acceso financiero 2012 : Hacia un panorama más completo (Spanish)

Each year, the Financial Access report aspires to include data on an increasing number of financial service providers, based on data availability. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 89804 JUN 01, 2013

French, English 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 Arabic, English 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 French, English Disclosed

Financial access 2012 : getting to a more comprehensive picture (English)

Each year, the Financial Access report aspires to include data on an increasing number of financial service providers, based on data availability. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 89804 JUN 01, 2013

Spanish, French Disclosed

The pursuit of complete financial inclusion : the KGFS model in India (English)

Alakudi is a remote farming village near the southernmost tip of India in Tamil Nadu State. It would take 30 minutes or more by foot to reach the nearest dilapidated bank branch, though most Alakudi residents have never bothered to make the trip. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 89805 MAY 01, 2012

Ananth, Bindu ; Chen, Gregory ; Rasmussen, Stephen Spanish Disclosed

Volume growth and valuation contraction : global microfinance equity valuation survey 2012 (English)

Toward the end of 2010, the asset quality of many microfinance institutions (MFIs) began to recover from a crisis of client over indebtedness and unsustainable growth, particularly in India, Bosnia, and Nicaragua.1 During 2011 and into 2012, this recovery continued to bring higher microfinance equity transaction volumes.2 Based on the responses gathered in this year’s survey, the private equity (PE) markets experienced an important increase in deal activity from the slower pace recorded in 2010. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 89806 MAY 01, 2012

Glisovic, Jasmina ; González, Henry ; Saltuk, Yasemin ; Rozeira de Mariz, Frederic Spanish Disclosed

The pursuit of complete financial inclusion : the KGFS model in India : La búsqueda de la inclusión financiera completa El modelo de KGFS en India (Spanish)

Alakudi is a remote farming village near the southernmost tip of India in Tamil Nadu State. It would take 30 minutes or more by foot to reach the nearest dilapidated bank branch, though most Alakudi residents have never bothered to make the trip. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 89805 MAY 01, 2012

Ananth, Bindu ; Chen, Gregory ; Rasmussen, Stephen English Disclosed

Volume growth and valuation contraction : global microfinance equity valuation survey 2012 : Crecimiento del volumen y contracción de la valuación : Estudio mundial sobre la valuación del capital social en las microfinanzas 2012 (Spanish)

Toward the end of 2010, the asset quality of many microfinance institutions (MFIs) began to recover from a crisis of client over indebtedness and unsustainable growth, particularly in India, Bosnia, and Nicaragua.1 During 2011 and into 2012, this recovery continued to bring higher microfinance equity transaction volumes.2 Based on the responses gathered in this year’s survey, the private equity (PE) markets experienced an important increase in deal activity from the slower pace recorded in 2010. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 89806 MAY 01, 2012

Glisovic, Jasmina ; González, Henry ; Saltuk, Yasemin ; Rozeira de Mariz, Frederic English Disclosed

Financial access 2011 : an overview of the supply-side data landscape : Acceso financiero 2011 : resena sobre el panorama general de los datos en lo que respecta a la oferta (Spanish)

The lack of data has long been recognized as a major barrier to extending access to financial services to low-income households and small businesses. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 80539 MAY 01, 2012

Ardic Alper,Oya Pinar; Chen,Gregory C.; Hoppe,Mombert; Latortue,Alexia English Disclosed

Financial access 2011 : an overview of the supply-side data landscape : Main report (English)

The lack of data has long been recognized as a major barrier to extending access to financial services to low-income households and small businesses. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 80539 MAY 01, 2012

Ardic Alper,Oya Pinar; Chen,Gregory C.; Hoppe,Mombert; Latortue,Alexia Spanish Disclosed

Latest findings from randomized evaluations of microfinance (English)

This paper summarizes the latest research findings from a new body of empirical evidence that uses randomized evaluations, similar to those used in medical trials, to compare how one group responds to access to specific new financial services against how a comparable group fares without those services. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 68101 DEC 01, 2011

Bauchet, Jonathan; Marshall, Cristobal; Starita, Laura; Thomas, Jeanette; Yalouris, Anna Spanish, French Disclosed

Latest findings from randomized evaluations of microfinance : Ultimas conclusiones derivadas de estudios de evaluación aleatorios de las microfinanzas (Spanish)

This paper summarizes the latest research findings from a new body of empirical evidence that uses randomized evaluations, similar to those used in medical trials, to compare how one group responds to access to specific new financial services against how a comparable group fares without those services. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 68101 DEC 01, 2011

Bauchet, Jonathan; Marshall, Cristobal; Starita, Laura; Thomas, Jeanette; Yalouris, Anna French, English Disclosed

Latest findings from randomized evaluations of microfinance : Derniers resultats des etudes randomisees en microfinance (French)

This paper summarizes the latest research findings from a new body of empirical evidence that uses randomized evaluations, similar to those used in medical trials, to compare how one group responds to access to specific new financial services against how a comparable group fares without those services. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 68101 DEC 01, 2011

Bauchet, Jonathan; Marshall, Cristobal; Starita, Laura; Thomas, Jeanette; Yalouris, Anna Spanish, English Disclosed

Credit reporting at the base of the pyramid : key issues and success factors : Les systèmes d'information sur la solvabilité des emprunteurs a faible revenu : principales difficultés et facteurs de réussite (French)

Over the past five years, the microcredit sector has experienced unprecedented growth. The number of borrowers served by microfinance institutions (MFIs) has increased threefold to reach 120 million clients, according to MIX estimates as of December 2009 and by other estimates the number may be as high 190 million (Microcredit Summit Campaign 2011). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 68097 OCT 01, 2011

Lyman,Timothy; Lythgoe, Tony; Miller, Margaret; Reille,Xavier; Sankaranarayan, Shalini Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
The art of the responsible exit in microfinance equity sales (English)
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APR 01, 2014 80540 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Greenfield MFIs in Sub-Saharan Africa : a business model for advancing access to finance : Instituciones de microfinanzas totalmente nuevas en Africa al sur del Sahara : un modelo para promover el acceso al financiamiento (Spanish)
See More +
FEB 01, 2014 67997 Working Paper (Numbered Series) French, English
Greenfield MFIs in Sub-Saharan Africa : a business model for advancing access to finance (English)
See More +
FEB 01, 2014 67997 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Spanish, French
Greenfield MFIs in Sub-Saharan Africa : a business model for advancing access to finance : Les IMF entierement nouvelles en Afrique subsaharienne : un modele commercial pour promouvoir l'acces au financement (French)
See More +
FEB 01, 2014 67997 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Spanish, English
Microcredit interest rates and their determinants (2004-2011) (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2013 81992 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Arabic, French
Financial access 2012 : getting to a more comprehensive picture : Financial Access 2012 : Vers un état des lieux plus précis (French)
See More +
JUN 01, 2013 89804 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Spanish, English
Financial access 2012 : getting to a more comprehensive picture : Acceso financiero 2012 : Hacia un panorama más completo (Spanish)
See More +
JUN 01, 2013 89804 Working Paper (Numbered Series) French, English
Microcredit interest rates and their determinants (2004-2011) : Les taux d'interet du microcredit et leurs facteurs determinants (2004-2011) (French)
See More +
JUN 01, 2013 81992 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Arabic, English
Microcredit interest rates and their determinants (2004-2011) (Arabic)
See More +
JUN 01, 2013 81992 Working Paper (Numbered Series) French, English
Financial access 2012 : getting to a more comprehensive picture (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2013 89804 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Spanish, French
The pursuit of complete financial inclusion : the KGFS model in India (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2012 89805 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Spanish
Volume growth and valuation contraction : global microfinance equity valuation survey 2012 (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2012 89806 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Spanish
The pursuit of complete financial inclusion : the KGFS model in India : La búsqueda de la inclusión financiera completa El modelo de KGFS en India (Spanish)
See More +
MAY 01, 2012 89805 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Volume growth and valuation contraction : global microfinance equity valuation survey 2012 : Crecimiento del volumen y contracción de la valuación : Estudio mundial sobre la valuación del capital social en las microfinanzas 2012 (Spanish)
See More +
MAY 01, 2012 89806 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Financial access 2011 : an overview of the supply-side data landscape : Acceso financiero 2011 : resena sobre el panorama general de los datos en lo que respecta a la oferta (Spanish)
See More +
MAY 01, 2012 80539 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Financial access 2011 : an overview of the supply-side data landscape : Main report (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2012 80539 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Spanish
Latest findings from randomized evaluations of microfinance (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2011 68101 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Spanish, French
Latest findings from randomized evaluations of microfinance : Ultimas conclusiones derivadas de estudios de evaluación aleatorios de las microfinanzas (Spanish)
See More +
DEC 01, 2011 68101 Working Paper (Numbered Series) French, English
Latest findings from randomized evaluations of microfinance : Derniers resultats des etudes randomisees en microfinance (French)
See More +
DEC 01, 2011 68101 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Spanish, English
Credit reporting at the base of the pyramid : key issues and success factors : Les systèmes d'information sur la solvabilité des emprunteurs a faible revenu : principales difficultés et facteurs de réussite (French)
See More +
OCT 01, 2011 68097 Working Paper (Numbered Series)