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Jeunes, Acces Au Microcredit Et Performance Des Microentreprises : Une Evidence Au Mali

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  • Yaya KOLOMA

    (École Supérieure d'Agro-développement International : ISTOM)

  • Zaka RATSIMALAHELO

    (Université de Bourgogne Franche-Comté, CRESE)

Abstract

This paper focuses on the link between young people's access to microcredit and performance of their business by asking whether the performance of their microenterprise can be explained by access or lack of access to microcredit. Using the survey data conducted by INSTAT and ODHD Mali among the recipients of microfinance services in 2007-2008, we, firstly, give a descriptive approach to analyze micro financing conditions and performance indicators. The propensity score matching is then used to estimate both the determinants of access to credit and the effects of access on the performance of micro-enterprises.

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  • Yaya KOLOMA & Zaka RATSIMALAHELO, 2015. "Jeunes, Acces Au Microcredit Et Performance Des Microentreprises : Une Evidence Au Mali," Working Papers 2015-15, CRESE.
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    Keywords

    Young people; Microcredit; Microenterprises; Efficiency; Mali;
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    JEL classification:

    • I3 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty
    • J16 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of Gender; Non-labor Discrimination
    • C2 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables
    • G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages

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