Microcredit and Poverty Alleviation: Can microcredit close the deal?
AbstractThis paper explores the relationship between microcredit and poverty reduction. To investigate this question, we posit a bare-bone, household model that outlines the economic environment within which various types of family microenterprises operate. It hi
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Date of creation: 2012
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microcredit; poverty reduction; labour market; and intra-household decision-making;
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2012-12-06 (All new papers)
- NEP-DEV-2012-12-06 (Development)
- NEP-MFD-2012-12-06 (Microfinance)
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