Microfinance institutions' failure to address poverty: A narrative critical literature review

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Guðjónsson, Sigurður;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Viðskiptafræðideild og hagfræðideild Háskóla Íslands, viðskiptafræðideild Háskólans í Reykjavík og Seðlabanki Íslands
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.24122/tve.a.2017.14.1.4
  • Subject: Microfinance | Gender | Women | Corporate governance | Dual performance | Outreach | Financial sustainability | Fjármálafyrirtæki | Stjórnun | Kynferði | Fátækt

This critical literature review begins by giving a short introduction to the microfinance industry. Microfinance institutions (MFIs) are explained and an account is given of their dual performance goals of financial performance (‘financial sustainability’) and social pe... View more
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