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Group lending and the role of the group leader

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  • Remco Eijkel
  • Niels Hermes

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  • Robert Lensink

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Small Business Economics.

Volume (Year): 36 (2011)
Issue (Month): 3 (April)
Pages: 299-321

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Handle: RePEc:kap:sbusec:v:36:y:2011:i:3:p:299-321

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Keywords: Group lending; Group leader; Moral hazard; Monitoring; D82; G29; L26; O16;

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  5. Hermes, Niels & Lensink, Robert & Mehrteab, Habteab T., 2005. "Does the group leader matter? The impact of monitoring activities and social ties of group leaders on the repayment performance of groupbased lending Eritrea," Research Report 05E05, University of Groningen, Research Institute SOM (Systems, Organisations and Management).
  6. Shubhashis Gangopadhyay & Maitreesh Ghatak & Robert Lensink, 2005. "Joint Liability Lending and the Peer Selection Effect," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 115(506), pages 1005-1015, October.
  7. Ghatak, Maitreesh, 1999. "Group lending, local information and peer selection," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 60(1), pages 27-50, October.
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