Browsing Department of Economics and Finance by Journals "World Development"
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(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2009)We compare the ownership-cost of shareholders firms (SHFs), non-profit organizations (NPOs), and cooperatives (COOPs) invoked in microfinance. A paradoxical situation motivates us: most providers, both historically and ...
From NGOs to Banks: Does Institutional Transformation Alter the Business Model of Microfinance Institutions? (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
(Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2010)Claims have been made that microfinance institutions (MFIs) experience mission drift as they increasingly cater to customers who are better off than their original customers. We investigate mission drift using average loan ...
The effects of religion on development efforts : evidence from the microfinance industry and a research agenda (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)This study responds to the need for more empirical knowledge pertaining to the effect of religion on development efforts. We use data from the microfinance industry to study performance differences between Christian and ...