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First Name: Roy
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Last Name: Mersland
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RePEc Short-ID: pme212

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Homepage: http://www.microfinance.no
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Affiliation

Institutt for økonomi
Universitetet i Agder
Location: Kristiansand, Norway
Homepage: http://www.uia.no/no/portaler/om_universitetet/oekonomi_og_samfunnsvitenskap/oekonomi
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Phone: 38 14 15 07
Fax: 38 14 10 27
Postal: Serviceboks 422, 4604 Kristiansand
Handle: RePEc:edi:dehiano (more details at EDIRC)

Works

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Working papers

  1. Gibson Hosea Munisi & Roy Mersland, 2013. "Ownership, board compensation and company performance in sub-Saharan African countries," Working Papers CEB, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles 13-041, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles.
  2. Hartarska, Valentina & Mersland, Roy & Nadolnyak, Denis, 2013. "Are Women Better Bankers to the Poor? Evidence from Rural Microfinance Institutions," 2014 Allied Social Science Association (ASSA) Annual Meeting, January 3-5, 2014, Philadelphia, PA, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association 161653, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  3. Leif Atle Beisland & Roy Mersland & R. Oystein Strøm, 2012. "Audit Quality and Corporate Governance: Evidence from the Microfinance Industry," Working Papers CEB, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles 12-034, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles.
  4. Leif Atle Beisland & Roy Mersland, 2011. "Do microfinance rating assessments make sense? An analysis of the drivers of the MFI ratings," Working Papers CEB, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles 11-009, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles.
  5. Roy Mersland & Ludovic Urgeghe, 2011. "Performance and international investments in microfinance institutions," Working Papers CEB, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles 11-054, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles.
  6. Marc Labie & Pierre-Guillaume Méon & Roy Mersland & Ariane Szafarz, 2010. "Discrimination by Microcredit Officers: Theory and Evidence on Disability in Uganda," Working Papers CEB, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles 10-007.RS, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles.
  7. Mersland, Roy & Strøm, Reidar Øystein, 2007. "Performance and corporate governance in microfinance institutions," MPRA Paper 3887, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  8. Mersland, Roy, 2007. "The cost of ownership in microfinance organization," MPRA Paper 2061, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  9. Mersland, Roy & Strøm, R. Øystein, 2007. "Microbanks: Ownership, performance and social tradeoffs - a global analysis," MPRA Paper 2063, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  10. Mersland, Roy, 2005. "Microcredit for self-employed disabled persons in developing countries," MPRA Paper 2068, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  11. Mersland, Roy, 2005. "The agenda and relevance of recent research in Microfinance," MPRA Paper 2433, University Library of Munich, Germany.

Articles

  1. Strøm, Reidar Øystein & D’Espallier, Bert & Mersland, Roy, 2014. "Female leadership, performance, and governance in microfinance institutions," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 42(C), pages 60-75.
  2. Neema Mori & Roy Mersland, 2014. "Boards in microfinance institutions: how do stakeholders matter?," Journal of Management and Governance, Springer, Springer, vol. 18(1), pages 285-313, February.
  3. Roy Mersland & Joachim Thøgersen, 2013. "Stimulating economic growth in the least developed countries: direct cash transfers for the retired via mobile phones," Journal of Economic Policy Reform, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(3), pages 259-271, September.
  4. Hartarska, Valentina & Shen, Xuan & Mersland, Roy, 2013. "Scale economies and input price elasticities in microfinance institutions," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 37(1), pages 118-131.
  5. Mersland, Roy & D’Espallier, Bert & Supphellen, Magne, 2013. "The Effects of Religion on Development Efforts: Evidence from the Microfinance Industry and a Research Agenda," World Development, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 41(C), pages 145-156.
  6. Bert D'espallier & Isabelle Guerin & Roy Mersland, 2013. "Focus on Women in Microfinance Institutions," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 49(5), pages 589-608, May.
  7. Leif Atle Beisland & Roy Mersland, 2012. "The use of microfinance services among economically active disabled people: Evidence from Uganda," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 24, pages S69-S83, 01.
  8. Rients Galema & Robert Lensink & Roy Mersland, 2012. "Do Powerful CEOs Determine Microfinance Performance?," Journal of Management Studies, Wiley Blackwell, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 49(4), pages 718-742, 06.
  9. D'Espallier, Bert & Guérin, Isabelle & Mersland, Roy, 2011. "Women and Repayment in Microfinance: A Global Analysis," World Development, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 39(5), pages 758-772, May.
  10. Mersland, Roy & Randøy, Trond & Strøm, Reidar Øystein, 2011. "The impact of international influence on microbanks' performance: A global survey," International Business Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 20(2), pages 163-176, April.
  11. Mersland, Roy & Strøm, R. Øystein, 2010. "Microfinance Mission Drift?," World Development, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 38(1), pages 28-36, January.
  12. Mersland, Roy, 2009. "The Cost of Ownership in Microfinance Organizations," World Development, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 37(2), pages 469-478, February.
  13. Mersland, Roy & Øystein Strøm, R., 2009. "Performance and governance in microfinance institutions," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 33(4), pages 662-669, April.
  14. Roy Mersland & Reidar Øystein Str�m, 2008. "Performance and trade-offs in Microfinance Organisations-does ownership matter?," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 20(5), pages 598-612.

NEP Fields

8 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-BAN: Banking (2) 2010-02-13 2011-03-19. Author is listed
  2. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (1) 2007-03-10
  3. NEP-CFN: Corporate Finance (1) 2011-11-28
  4. NEP-CTA: Contract Theory & Applications (1) 2010-02-13
  5. NEP-DEV: Development (4) 2007-03-10 2007-03-10 2007-07-13 2010-02-13. Author is listed
  6. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (1) 2007-07-13
  7. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (8) 2007-03-10 2007-03-10 2007-07-13 2010-02-13 2011-03-19 2011-11-28 2012-12-22 2014-01-17. Author is listed

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