Seasonality of Rural Finance

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Khandker, Shahidur R.; Samad, Hussain A.; Badruddoza, Syed;
(2017)
  • Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC
  • Subject: rural finance | seasonality | crop cycles | lean seasons | microfinance | financial inclusion | investment decisions | risk | financial intermediation

Simultaneity of borrowing, withdrawal of savings, and loan defaults due to the pronounced seasonality of agriculture often leads to investment failure of rural financial institutions. Lack of borrowing leads to lack of ... View more
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