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The Targeted Credit Programs and Rural Poverty in Bangladesh

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  • Khander, S.R.
  • Showdbury, O.H.
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    The alleviation of poverty has been the prime objective of small-scale targeted credit programs such as the Grameen Bank of Bangladesh. Based on household survey data, this paper concludes that these programs can play an important role in both lesing poverty and sustaining household welfare on a long-term basis.

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    Paper provided by World Bank in its series World Bank - Discussion Papers with number 337.

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    Length: 52 pages
    Date of creation: 1996
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    Handle: RePEc:fth:wobadi:337

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    Keywords: CREDIT ; BANGLADESH ; FAMILY ; POVERTY;

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