Lecture by Prof Marc Labie
Warocqué School of Business and Economics. Université de Mons in Belgium
Marc Labie is a well-known researcher in microfinance and co-founder of the Centre for European Research in Microfinance (CERMi). Professor Labie specializes in microfinance organizations, especially in corporate governance issues in microfinance. Corporate governance represents a major challenge for many microfinance institutions and thus for the future of successful microfinance for development. Indeed making sure that the right decisions are taken, that processes are rightly implemented and that executives are correctly controlled is often harder than it seems. In microfinance, corporate governance is often considered a major risk. The presentation discuss criticism of microfinance institutions and address the question of effectiveness of microfinance institutions in actually doing their job well.
Globalisation Studies Groningen
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