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Informal finance in low-income countries

Author: Dale W Adams; Delbert A Fitchett
Publisher: Boulder : Westview Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Invisible to official statistics and operating outside the reach of governmental regulation, informal finance markets often prove more efficient and more fair than their formal counterparts. The  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Informal finance in low-income countries.
Boulder : Westview Press, 1992
(OCoLC)696030387
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dale W Adams; Delbert A Fitchett
ISBN: 0813315042 9780813315041
OCLC Number: 24954025
Notes: Revised versions of papers presented at the seminar held Oct. 18-20, 1989.
Description: xii, 393 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction, Dale W. Adams and Delbert A. Fitchert; taking a fresh look at informal finance, D.W. Adams; the rope and the box - group savings in The Gambia, Parker Shipton; informal finance groups in Cameroon, Gertrud R. Schreider and Carlos E. Cuevas; rural finance in Somalia, Virginia DeLancey; informal finance in Niger - lessons for building form institutions, Douglas H. Graham; informal finance in Sri Lanka, Nimal Sanderatne; informal rural finance in Thailand, Tongroj Onchan; informal finance in Papua New Guinea - an overview, Nimal Fernando; informal finance in the Philippines footwear industry, Mario B. Lamberte; collateral substituted in rural informal financial markets in the Philippines, Emmanuel F. Esquerra and Richard L. Meyer; the Kou in Japan - a precursor of modern finance, Yoichi Izumida; pawn-broking and small loans - cases from India and Sri Lanka, F.J.A. Bouman and R. Bastiaanssen; strengths of informal financial institutions - examples from India, C.P.S. Nayar; informal finance in Indonesia, F.J.A. Bouman and H.A.J. Moll; evolving forms of informal finance in an Indonesian town, Otto Hospes; linking formal and informal finance - an Indonesian example, Hans Dieter Seibel and Uben Parhusip; the financial evolution of small businesses in Indonesia, Ross H. McLeod; small-scale enterprise dynamics and the evolving role of informal finance, Carl Leidholm; formal credit for informal borrowers - lessons from informal lenders, Robert P. Christen; regulatory avoidance in informal financial markets, Robert C. Vogel and Robert Wieland; contract lending to small farmers in the Dominican Republic, Jerry R. Ladman, et al; rotating savings and credit associations in Bolivia, D.W. Adams and Marie L. Canavesi; ROSCAs - state-of-the-art financial intermediation, J.D. Von Pischke; what have we learned about informal finance in three decades?, U. Tun Wai; where to from here in informal finance?, Dale W. Adams and P.B. Ghate.
Responsibility: edited by Dale W. Adams and Delbert A. Fitchett.

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