Category: Microfinance Case Studies

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Causes of big gender disparities in local industrial structures and female entrepreneurship in India

ABSTRACT Despite rapid economic growth, gender disparities in women’s economic participation have remained deep and persistent in India. What explains these huge gender disparities? Is it poor infrastructure, limited education, and gender composition of the labor force and industries? Or is it deficiencies in social and business networks and a low share of incumbent female […]

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M-CRIL paper on Initial Public Offerings of MFI’s

A Commissioned Workshop Paper titled Initial Public Offerings: The field’s salvation or downfall? was written by Mr Sanjay Sinha, Managing Director, Micro-Credit Ratings International Limited, India and presented at the 2011 Global Microcredit Summit, which was held from November 14-17, 2011 at Valladolid, Spain. The paper analyses the impact of SKS Microfinance’s IPO on the Indian […]

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Call for Case Studies: Facilitating Pathways out of Poverty – Funding of US$ 15,000

Call for Case Studies: Facilitating Pathways out of Poverty USAID’s Office of Microenterprise Development is developing an agenda to deepen learning on facilitating pathways out of poverty, especially for the very poor, through use of market development approaches that effectively leverage and support this transition. USAID is interested in capturing and promoting a range of […]