Group-based financial institutions for the rural poor in Bangladesh

an institutional- and household-level analysis

Table of Contents: Tables, Figures, Foreword, Acknowledgments, and Summary; 1. Introduction; 2. Determinants of the Placement and Outreach of Group-Based Financial Institutions:A County-Level Analysis;
3. Group-Based Financial Institutions:Structure, Conduct, and Performance; 4. Household Participation in Financial Markets;
5. Analysis of the Household-Level Impact of Group-Based Credit Institutions in Bangladesh; 6. Conclusions and Implications for Policy;
Appendix A: Survey Modules, Sampling Frame, and Location of Survey Sites; Appendix B: Adult Equivalent Consumption Units Differentiated by Age and Gender; References

Zeller, Manfred
Sharma, Manohar
Ahmed, Akhter U.
Rashid, Shahidur
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International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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