Informal credit markets in support of microbusiness

  • A. G. Chandavarkar (1989). Microenterprises in developing countries. Proc. conference, Washington, DC, 1988 (Intermediate Technology), 79-96
  • Abstract: Analyses the role of informal credit markets (ICMs) in relation to microbusinesses (MBs) and attempts to draw relevant conclusions for policy. Discusses the successful combination of credit and savings facilities (reciprocity); interest rates and collateral; and linkages of informal and formal markets. Some data is presented on finance of MBs in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. -M.Amos
  • Theme: Finance, Formal/Informal
  • Keywords: credit, credit market, developing country, informal credit, informal credit market, microenterprise, savings
  • Reference type: Journal Article
  • Geographic location: International
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