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Impact Assessment Methodologies for Microfinance: Theory, Experience and Better Practice

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

    Volume (Year): 28 (2000)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 79-98

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    1. Mosley, Paul & Hulme, David, 1998. "Microenterprise finance: Is there a conflict between growth and poverty alleviation?," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 26(5), pages 783-790, May.
    2. Hyman, Eric L. & Dearden, Kirk, 1998. "Comprehensive impact assessment systems for NGO microenterprise development programs," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 26(2), pages 261-276, February.
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    1. Richard L Meyer, 2009. "Track Record of Financial Institutions in Assisting the Poor in Asia," Working Papers id:2284, eSocialSciences.
    2. James C. Brau & Gary M. Woller, 2004. "Microfinance: A Comprehensive Review of the Existing Literature," Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance, Pepperdine University, Graziadio School of Business and Management, vol. 9(1), pages 1-28, Spring.
    3. Susan Johnson, 2004. "The impact of microfinance institutions in local financial markets: a case study from Kenya," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 16(3), pages 501-517.
    4. Simon Cornée & David Masclet, 2013. "Long-Term Relationships, Group lending and Peer Sanctioning in Microfinance: New Experimental Evidence," Economics Working Paper Archive (University of Rennes 1 & University of Caen) 201316, Center for Research in Economics and Management (CREM), University of Rennes 1, University of Caen and CNRS.
    5. Francis Enu-Kwesi & Frederick Koomson & Richard Baah-Mintah, 2013. "The Contribution Of The Kakum Rural Bank To Poverty Reduction In The Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem Municipality In The Central Region, Ghana," Economic Annals, Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade, vol. 58(197), pages 121-140, April –.
    6. M. A. Baqui Khalily, 2004. "Quantitative approach to impact analysis of microfinance programmes in Bangladesh-what have we learned?," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 16(3), pages 331-353.
    7. Naveen K Shetty, 2008. "The Microfinance Promise in Financial Inclusion and Welfare of the Poor: Evidence from Karnataka, India," Working Papers 205 Keyword : Banking, Mi, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.
    8. David Hulme & Thankom Arun, 2011. "What’s wrong and right with microfinance – missing an angle on responsible finance?," Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series 15511, BWPI, The University of Manchester.
    9. Malcolm Anderson & Liz Holcombe & Donovan Williams, 2007. "Reducing landslide risk in areas of unplanned housing in the Caribbean-a Government-Community partnership model," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 19(2), pages 205-221.
    10. Severine S. A. Kessy, 2013. "Microfinance Interventions and Impact Assessments on Enterprises Growth: Conceptual Model, Methodologies and Approaches," Competence Centre on Money, Trade, Finance and Development 1303, Hochschule fuer Technik und Wirtschaft, Berlin.
    11. Copestake, James, 2007. "Mainstreaming Microfinance: Social Performance Management or Mission Drift?," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 35(10), pages 1721-1738, October.
    12. Paul Mosley & June Rock, 2004. "Microfinance, labour markets and poverty in Africa: a study of six institutions," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 16(3), pages 467-500.
    13. Gareth A. Jones & Anthea Dallimore, 2009. "Wither participatory banking?: experiences with village banks in South Africa," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 23354, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
    14. Wendy Olsen, 2008. "Pluralism, Tenancy and Poverty: Cultivating Open-Mindedness in Poverty Studies," Working Papers id:1684, eSocialSciences.
    15. Masud Ahmed, Syed & Chowdhury, Mushtaque & Bhuiya, Abbas, 2001. "Micro-Credit and Emotional Well-Being: Experience of Poor Rural Women from Matlab, Bangladesh," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 29(11), pages 1957-1966, November.
    16. Linda Mayoux & Sarah Mosedale, 2005. "Impact assessment for pro-poor accountability: Innovations and challenges," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 17(2), pages 187-193.
    17. Mersland, Roy, 2005. "The agenda and relevance of recent research in Microfinance," MPRA Paper 2433, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    18. Copestake, James & Johnson, Susan & Wright, Katie, 2002. "Impact Assessment of Microfinance: Towards a New Protocol for Collection and Analysis of Qualitative Data," Working Papers 23746, University of Sussex, Imp-Act: Improving the Impact of Microfinance on Poverty: Action Research Program.
    19. Linda Mayoux & Robert Chambers, 2005. "Reversing the paradigm: quantification, participatory methods and pro-poor impact assessment," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 17(2), pages 271-298.
    20. Katie Wright & James Copestake, 2004. "Impact assessment of microfinance using qualitative data: communicating between social scientists and practitioners using the QUIP," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 16(3), pages 355-367.

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