CSAE working paper WPS/2015-13, May 2015

Can community-based microfinance groups match savers with borrowers? Evidence from rural Malawi

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This data was funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) as part of the Improving Institutions for Pro-Poor Growth (iiG), a research consortium aimed at studying how to improve institutions in Africa and South-Asia. Any views expressed are not necessarily those of DFID.

Abstract

The data available here is for the following iiG working paper:

Rachel Cassidy, Marcel Fafchamps. "Can community-based microfinance groups match savers with borrowers? Evidence from rural Malawi", CSAE working paper WPS/2015-13, May 2015

For further background see the project: 'Savings, lending and default in community-based microfinance groups: Evidence from rural Malawi'

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Dataset for: "Savings, lending and default in community-based microfinance groups: Evidence from rural Malawi"

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The data available here is for the following iiG working paper:

Rachel Cassidy, Marcel Fafchamps. "Can community-based microfinance groups match savers with borrowers? Evidence from rural Malawi", CSAE working paper WPS/2015-13, May 2015

For further background see the project: 'Savings, lending and default in community-based microfinance groups: Evidence from rural Malawi'