Activity of Microfinance Institutions in the Period of the Global Financial Crisis
AbstractThe article examines the models of microfinance institutions (MFIs) and some alterations in this field. The regional distribution of MFIs has been shown, as well as their main ties with the real economy against a background of commercial banks. The study also provide some findings on the influence of the financial crisis, which erupted in the late 2007, on the microfinance sector. Therefore, the author analyzed the literature and quantitative data in order to determine these relation-ships.
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Volume (Year): 8, Issue 1 (2013)
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microfinance institutions; loans; deposits;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages
- G23 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Non-bank Financial Institutions; Financial Instruments; Institutional Investors
- F63 - International Economics - - Economic Impacts of Globalization - - - Economic Development
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- AnneWelle-Strand & Kristian Kjollesdal & Nick Sitter, 2010. "Assessing Microfinance: The Bosnia and Herzegovina Case," Managing Global Transitions, University of Primorska, Faculty of Management Koper, vol. 8(2), pages 145-166.
- Rajdeep Sengupta & Craig P. Aubuchon, 2008. "The microfinance revolution: an overview," Review, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, issue Jan, pages 9-30.
- Gabriel Di Bella, 2011. "The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Microfinance and Policy Implications," IMF Working Papers 11/175, International Monetary Fund.
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