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Does the Participation in the Microcredit Programs Contribute to the Development of Women Entrepreneurship at the Household Level? Experience from Bangladesh


  • Chowdhury, M. Jahangir Alam


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  • Chowdhury, M. Jahangir Alam, 2008. "Does the Participation in the Microcredit Programs Contribute to the Development of Women Entrepreneurship at the Household Level? Experience from Bangladesh," Working Papers 46546, University of Dhaka, Center for Microfinance and Development.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:udcmdw:46546

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    1. Rathiranee Y. & Semasinghe, 2014. "Empowering women entrepreneurs through Micro financing Jaffna District, Sri Lanka: Challenges and Scenarios," Journal of Business & Management (COES&RJ-JBM), , vol. 2(2), pages 228-240, April.
    2. Djossou, Gbètoton Nadège Adèle & Monwanou, Djohodo Ines & Novignon, Jacob, 2016. "Improving access to microcredit in Benin: are the poor and women benefiting?," MPRA Paper 72219, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. RathiraneeYogendrarajah, 2014. "Impacts of Microfinance Institutions: Issues and Concepts-An Empirical Study on Sri Lankan Context," Journal of Business & Management (COES&RJ-JBM), , vol. 2(4), pages 302-315, October.
    4. Rathiranee Y. & Semasinghe, D. M., 2014. "Empowering women entrepreneurs through Micro finance in Jaffna District, Sri Lanka: Challenges and Scenarios," Journal of Social Sciences (COES&RJ-JSS), , vol. 3(4), pages 549-562, October.

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    Microcredit; Women Entrepreneurship Development; Bangladesh; Consumer/Household Economics;

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