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Microfinanzas: Un análisis de experiencias y alternativas de regulacion


  • Delfiner, Miguel
  • Pailhé, Cristina
  • Perón, Silvana


During last years there has been an increasing interest about the study of microfinance phenomena as long as the activity has been developing in several countries. There has been an important literature body regarding the different topics related to this theme. This paper focuses on the analysis of experiences of microfinance institutions (MFI) in different countries and the different regulatory approaches suggested for MFI, with the aim of reaching policy conclusions.

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  • Delfiner, Miguel & Pailhé, Cristina & Perón, Silvana, 2006. "Microfinanzas: Un análisis de experiencias y alternativas de regulacion," MPRA Paper 497, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 02 Apr 2006.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:497

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    1. Lapenu, Cécile & Zeller, Manfred, 2001. "Distribution, growth, and performance of microfinance institutions in Africa, Asia, and Latin America," FCND briefs 114, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
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    1. Delfiner, Miguel & Peron, Silvana, 2007. "Commercial Banks and Microfinance," MPRA Paper 10229, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Ricardo N. Bebczuk, 2008. "Financial Inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean: Review and Lessons," CEDLAS, Working Papers 0068, CEDLAS, Universidad Nacional de La Plata.

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    Microfinance; experiencies; prudential regulation;

    JEL classification:

    • G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages

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