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Handbook of research on microfinancial impacts on women empowerment, poverty, and inequality

Author: Ramesh Chandra Das; IGI Global,
Publisher: Hershey, PA : IGI Global, [2019]
Series: Advances in finance, accounting, and economics (AFAE) book series.
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"This book explores the issue of whether microfinance institutions empower women has become a heated debate not only in theoretical and empirical economics, but also in policy parlance"--
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Handbook of research on microfinancial impacts on women empowerment, poverty, and inequality.
Hershey, PA : IGI Global, Business Science Reference, [2019]
(DLC) 2017037844
(OCoLC)1012667649
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ramesh Chandra Das; IGI Global,
ISBN: 9781522552413 1522552413
OCLC Number: 1046610079
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 452 pages)
Contents: Section 1. Effects of microfinance on women empowerment across countries. Chapter 1. How does microfinance empower women in Nigeria?: a study ; Chapter 2. Microfinance: a tool for empowering women in India ; Chapter 3. Microfinance and women empowerment: an empirical analysis ; Chapter 4. Microfinance as a weapon to gain empowerment: a study on rural women in nabagram block in murshidabad of West Bengal ; Chapter 5. Microfinancial collaborative economies business models and strategies for quality of life improvement: case studies for promusag and UBER ; Chapter 6. An overview of microfinance in India and its role in financing poor women ; Chapter 7. An empirical study on economic empowerment of women through self-help group of Indian Sunderban Delta of North 24 Parganas of West Bengal, India ; Chapter 8. Examining the viability of social responsibility of microfinance by the Bank Compartamos, Mexico --
Section 2. Microfinance: a weapon to combat poverty and inequality in countries. Chapter 9. Reflections on microfinance: poverty nexus from India an empirical inquest ; Chapter 10. Effect of microfinance on poor Peri-urban female-headed households and the vulnerability of women to poverty in Ghana ; Chapter 11. An analysis of poverty and inequality among the members of Shgs in West Bengal, India ; Chapter 12. A tri-variate nexus of microfinance-growth-inequality: the South-Asian experience ; Chapter 13. The quest for financial inclusion and microfinance institutions in India ; Chapter 14. Reducing inequality in Developing Countries through microfinance: any correlation so far? ; Chapter 15. Microfinance and gender discrimination: measurement of vulnerability of the group members in the context of West Bengal, India ; Chapter 16. The effect of microfinance on inequality and household shocks easing in Nigeria ; Chapter 17. Impact of self-help group (SHG) membership on income and income inequality: a case study of Birbhum District in West Bengal ; Chapter 18. Poverty and inequality of SHG-member households: evidence from villages in North Andaman Island ; Chapter 19. Poverty and microfinance in Char areas of Dhubri District in Assam.
Series Title: Advances in finance, accounting, and economics (AFAE) book series.
Responsibility: Ramesh Chandra Das.

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Discusses the role of financial inclusion in gender equality, as well as economic independence and self-employment. Featuring research on topics such as inequality, collaborative economy, and social  Read more...

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