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‘City of London, City of Learning’? Placing business education within the geographies of finance

Sarah Hall and Lindsey Appleyard.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Education and Research Institutions; Banking. 9356 words.

The role of highly skilled financiers in shaping the spatialities of financial systems has been widely studied by social scientists. However, comparatively less attention has been paid to...

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Does Microfinance Reduce Rural Poverty? Evidence Based on Household Panel Data from Northern Ethiopia

Guush Berhane and Cornelis Gardebroek.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Banking; Economic Development. 7425 words.

Evidence on the long-term impacts of microfinance credit is scarce. We use a unique four-round panel dataset on farm households in northern Ethiopia that had access to microfinance,...

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Duncan, Henry (1774–1846), Church of Scotland minister and savings bank founder

Rosemary Mitchell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Welfare and Poverty; Banking; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1329 words.

Duncan, Henry (1774–1846), Church of Scotland minister and savings bank founder, was born at Lochrutton, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 8 October 1774, the third son of the minister George Duncan...

Expanding Credit Access: Using Randomized Supply Decisions to Estimate the Impacts

Dean Karlan and Jonathan Zinman.

in The Review of Financial Studies

January 2010; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Banking; Welfare and Poverty. 14711 words.

Expanding access to commercial credit is a key ingredient of financial development strategies. There is less consensus on whether expanding access to consumer credit helps borrowers,...