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Charles Adjasi, Development Finance, Impact Analysis, Robert Lensink, 2018, CIBIF

Seminar Charles Adjasi - Financial inclusion and household vulnerability

Date:04 December 2018
Author:dr. Auke Plantinga
Wednesday December 19th, 15.00 in 5411.0743. Vulnerability is a challenge in the welfare of households (Chaudhuri et al 2002, Dercon 2005). A household may be non-poor today but vulnerable to poverty tomorrow and a poor household today may face the probability of remaining poor or falling into deeper poverty tomorrow. T
Impact analysis identifies cause and effect

What is impact analysis?

Date:02 December 2018
Author:dr. Hanna Fromell

To justify the continuation or adjustment of a development program or a policy, evaluations are commonly used to answer whether the intended outcomes are reached. Such outcomes can for example be an improvement of health, increase in productivity, or raise...

Bert Scholtens

Financial giants can have a pivotal role for climate stability

Date:28 November 2018
Author:prof. dr. Bert Scholtens

Financial institutions, such as banks and pension funds, have a key role to play in efforts to avoid dangerous climate change. And it is not only about redirecting investments to renewable energy and low-carbon businesses, but also to bolster the resilience...

Thesis Event

Thesis and Internship Event

Date:13 November 2018
Author:dr. Auke Plantinga

This year, the MSc Finance and the MSc IFM together with student association RISK organize the Thesis and Internship Event. During this event on November 21, students who intend to start their MSc thesis Finance or IFM receive information on how to write a...

Financial Inclusion and Sustainable Growth: Recent Developments

Courses CIBIF: Financial Inclusion and Sustainable Growth: Recent Developments

Date:09 November 2018

Over the past years, many low-income countries have undergone extensive financial reforms. Despite these reforms, many households and enterprises, especially in Africa, are still unable to participate in the financial sector. While it is well known that financial...

Niels Hermes is professor at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Groningen

Can microfinance institutions reduce poverty?

Date:05 June 2018
Author:prof. dr. Niels Hermes

The market for micro-finance is booming and cross-border funding for micro-finance institutions (MFIs) is increasing. It is important for microfinance institutions to show their effect in reducing poverty to maintain long-term interest of investors.

Financial Inclusion and Sustainable Growth

Summerschool: Financial Inclusion and Sustainable Growth

Date:22 January 2018

Over the past years, many low-income countries have undergone extensive financial reforms. Despite these reforms, many households and enterprises, especially in Africa, are still unable to participate in the financial sector. While it is well known that financial...

Worskhop on Impact Evaluation and Monte Carlo Simulation

Date:20 January 2018

AERC is organizing a technical workshop to enhance the skills of researchers in Impact Evaluation (RCTs/Experiments)[1] and Monte Carlo Simulation. The impact evaluation component of the course is a joint initiative between AERC and the University of Groningen,...