Enhancement of social capital through participation in micro-finance: an empirical investigation
AbstractGeneration of social capital among the poor village women through micro-finance participation emerges an important aspect of rural development programme. This paper presents a method of calculating Social Capital Index and on the basis of two periods longitudinal primary data establishes the fact that enhancement of the value of Social Capital Index is more among the participants of micro-finance programme under SGSY scheme than the nonparticipants
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 39221.
Date of creation: 10 Jun 2011
Date of revision: 05 Jan 2012
Publication status: Published in The Empirical Economics Letters March, 2012.11(3)(2012): pp. 231-238
Micro-finance; Social Capital; Impact Evaluation;
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- C90 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments - - - General
- I38 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Government Programs; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs
- G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages
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- NEP-ALL-2012-06-13 (All new papers)
- NEP-HME-2012-06-13 (Heterodox Microeconomics)
- NEP-MFD-2012-06-13 (Microfinance)
- NEP-SOC-2012-06-13 (Social Norms & Social Capital)
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- Kundu, AMIT, 2012. "Linkage between Microfinance participation and securing Employment through MGNREGP," MPRA Paper 44284, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 16 Oct 2012.
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