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Author Hunter, Robert E.

Title Informal Finance in Low-Income Countries
Published Milton : Routledge, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (406 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; 1 Introduction; 2 Taking a Fresh Look at Informal Finance; 3 The Rope and the Box: Group Savings in The Gambia; 4 Informal Financial Groups in Cameroon; 5 Rural Finance in Somalia; 6 Informal Rural Finance in Niger: Lessons for Building Formal Institutions; 7 Informal Finance in Sri Lanka; 8 Informal Rural Finance in Thailand; 9 Informal Finance in Papua New Guinea: An Overview; 10 Informal Finance in the Philippines' Footwear Industry; 11 Collateral Substitutes in Rural Informal Financial Markets in the Philippines
12 The Kou in japan: A Precursor of Modern Finance13 Pawnbroking and Small Loans: Cases from India and Sri Lanka; 14 Strengths of Informal Financial Institutions: Examples from India; 15 Informal Finance in Indonesia; 16 Evolving Forms of Informal Finance in an Indonesian Town; 17 Linking Formal and Informal Finance: An Indonesian Example; 18 The Financial Evolution of Small Businesses in Indonesia; 19 Small-Scale Enterprise Dynamics and the Evolving Role of Informal Finance; 20 Formal Credit for Informal Borrowers: Lessons from Informal Lenders
21 Regulatory Avoidance in Informal Financial Markets22 Contract Lending to Small Farmers in the Dominican Republic; 23 Rotating Savings and Credit Associations in Bolivia; 24 ROSCAs: State-of-the-Art Financial Intermediation; 25 What Have We Learned About Informal Finance in Three Decades?; 26 Where to From Here in Informal Finance?; Contributors; Index
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Subject Agricultural credit -- Developing countries.
Credit -- Developing countries.
Financial institutions -- Developing countries.
Informal sector (Economics) -- Developing countries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0429690576