Antecedentes del microcrédito. Lecciones del pasado para las experiencias actuales
AbstractIt is broadly acknowledged that micro-credit origin is related to Grameen Bank in Bangladesh. However, there are early experiences in previous centuries that resemble micro-credit, both in developing and developed countries, Spain included. The paper revises those experiences, their similarities and differences with current micro-credit schemes. It also draws some lessons from the past that can be specially put into practice in the current Spanish micro-credit model.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by CIRIEC-España in its journal CIRIEC-España, revista de economía pública, social y cooperativa.
Volume (Year): (2005)
Issue (Month): 51 (April)
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Micro-credit; micro-finances; pawnshop; credit cooperatives.;
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- G29 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Other
- N20 - Economic History - - Financial Markets and Institutions - - - General, International, or Comparative
- N23 - Economic History - - Financial Markets and Institutions - - - Europe: Pre-1913
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- Jonathan Morduch, 1999. "The Microfinance Promise," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 37(4), pages 1569-1614, December.
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