Microfinance Institutions: Financial and Social Performance (Palgrave Studies in Impact Finance)

Microfinance Institutions: Financial and Social Performance (Palgrave Studies in Impact Finance)

By: R. Oystein Strom (editor), Roy Mersland (editor)Hardback

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Research on MFI performance is still in its infancy. MFIs are hybrid organizations with dual objectives. Performance studies in microfinance are therefore less straightforward compared to performance studies in traditional banking research. This book contains new MFI performance research by top scholars from across the globe.

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Gashaw Tadesse Abate, University of Trento, Italy Sarath Abeysekera, University of Manitoba, Canada Guesh Gebremeskel Ambaye, Mekelle University, Ethiopia S. Badruddoza, Institute of Microfinance, Bangladesh Trishit Bandyopadhyay, XLRI Xavier School of Management, India Leif Atle Beisland, University of Agder, Norway Carlo Borzaga, University of Trento, Italy Gautier Dumont, Business Intelligence Analyst, Belgium Akem Noela Forkusam, University of Oldenburg , Germany Hailemichael Tesfay Gessesse, Mekelle University, Ethiopia Kindie Getnet, International Water Management Institute, Ethiopia Niels Hermes, University of Groningen, Netherlands Harry Hummels, Maastricht University, Netherlands Ashim Kumar Kar, University of Helsinki, Finland Md. Abdul Khaleque, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh M. A. Baqui Khalily, Institute of Microfinance, Bangladesh Ronny Manos, Cranfield School of Management, UK Matteo Millone, Maastricht School of Business and Economics, Netherlands Umut Oguzoglu, University of Manitoba, Canada Luminita Postelnicu, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium Trond Randoy, University of Agder, Norway Mathias Schmit, Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Belgium Savita Shankar, Asian Institute of Management, Philippines Ranjula Bali Swain, Uppsala University, Sweden Ariane Szafarz, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium Tam Le Thanh, National Economics University of Vietnam, Vietnam Leonid Tsytrinbaum, The Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel


1. Microfinance Financial and Social Performance: An Introduction; Roy Mersland and R. Oystein Strom 2. Measuring Microfinance Performance; Roy Mersland and R. Oystein Strom 3. What Does MFIs' Cash Flow Analysis Reveal?; Mathias Schmit and Gautier Dumont 4. 'Determinants of Performance in the Microfinance Industry: The Role of Culture'; Leonid Tsytrinbaum and Ronny Manos 5. 'Does Financial Globalization Affect Microfinance Mission Drift: Empirical Evidence from Sub Saharan Africa'; Akem Noela Forkusam 6. 'Sustainability and Mission Drift: Do Microfinance Institutions in Vietnam Reach the Poor'; Sarath Abeysekera, Umut Oguzoglu and Thanh Tam Le 7. 'The Impact of 2010 Andhra Pradesh Crisis on the Operational Efficiency of Indian Microfinance Institutions MFIs'; Trishit Bandyopadhyay and Savita Shankar 8. 'Impact of Regulation on the Cost Efficiency of Microfinance Institutions in Bangladesh'; M.A. Baqui Khalily, M. Abdul Khaleque and S. Badruddoza 9. The Social Function of Asset Classes in Microfinance: Enhancing Performance Through Donations, Private Equity and Debt; Harry Hummels and Matteo Millone 10. 'Defining Social Collateral in Microfinance Group Lending'; Luminita Postelnicu, Niels Hermes and Ariane Szafarz 11. 'Competition in Microfinance: Does it Affect Performance, Portfolio Quality and Capitalization?'; Ashim Kumar Kar and Ranjula Bali Swain 12. 'Efficiency of Microfinance Institutions in Ethiopia: DEA Approach'; Hailemichael Tesfay Gessesse and Guesh Gebremeskel Ambaye 13. 'Financial Sustainability and Outreach of Microfinance Institutions in Ethiopia: Does Ownership Form Matter?'; Gashaw Tadesse Abate, Carlo Borzaga and Kindie Getnet 14. Microbank Regulations and Earnings Quality: A Global Survey; Leif Atle Beisland, Roy Mersland and Trond Randoy

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  • publication date: 11/12/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781137399656
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 317
  • ID: 9781137399656
  • weight: 530
  • ISBN10: 1137399651

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