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...
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,...
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,...
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