Answered By: Bobray Bordelon
Last Updated: Apr 28, 2020     Views: 183

  • MicroRate  for free research reports.
    • Princeton has also purchased detailed reports from MicroRate covering 2002+.
      • Each report covers a different organization. The contract specifies each researcher will use information derived Research Reports for academic purposes only and except in accordance with the previously stated condition, the researcher will not download, distribute, or disclose the Research Reports, any information contained therein or use analysis derived therefrom, and will keep all such reports, information and analyses confidential.
      • The reports are only available on Firestone (A Floor - RIS Suite) Workstations 6 and 7 and when on those workstations the user has to agree to the terms by going to DSS
  • Microfinance Gateway
  • Global Development Research Center
  • International Labour Organization has a resource guide on microfinance.
  • For data,
  • For ratings of the microfinance agencies,
  • For Bangladesh
  • State of Microfinance Reports
    • Covers Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
  • For India
  • For Ethiopia
    • Ethiopian microfinance institutions performance analysis report.
  • For Pakistan
    • Pakistan microfinance review : annual assessment of the Pakistan microfinance industry.
  • The following sites have some free content:
  • The Povery Action Lab has many evaluation reports.
  • Build.Kiva useful coverage of microfinance from many places
    • Kiva is "a non-profit organization with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions, Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunity around the world.
    • The data site provides snapshots of microfinance lending.
  • For articles
  • For books
    • Search the Catalog for microfinance in the subject heading field.

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