Results for tag: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.
|Date:||22 March 2018|
|Author:||prof. dr. Robert Lensink|
Is access to finance sufficient on its own to bring people out of poverty? Or is there a need for business training to complement financial access? In a recent paper we investigated this in a large micro-finance institution, Tao Yeu May, in Vietnam.