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Microfinance and Famine: The Irish Loan Funds during the Great Famine

  • Hollis, Aidan
  • Sweetman, Arthur

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

Volume (Year): 32 (2004)
Issue (Month): 9 (September)
Pages: 1509-1523

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Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:32:y:2004:i:9:p:1509-1523
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  1. Buckley, Graeme, 1997. "Microfinance in Africa: Is it either the problem or the solution?," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 25(7), pages 1081-1093, July.
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