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
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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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...
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,...