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Auke Plantinga

Regional Investing

Date:08 March 2019
Author:dr. Auke Plantinga

In the past two decade we have experienced a rather dramatic change in the way that households invest. Fuelled by a lot of bad press on active management and the skills of banks and asset managers, many have decided to disengage from stocks market investing...

Impact Investing: 'Generate change by your investment'

Date:06 February 2019
Author:dr. Lammertjan Dam

“The advantage of Impact Investing is the specific combination of risky investing on a small scale and thereby making a positive contribution which is often very manifest.”

Prof. dr. Bert Scholtens

Bert Scholtens about Impact Investing: 'Providing insight into the external effects'

Date:29 January 2019
Author:prof. dr. Bert Scholtens

“Information provision and generation have always been the force of financial institutions. This becomes even more important at Impact Investing, wherein the field is changing because of sustainability aspects.”

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
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...

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.