Literature

Below is an un-annotated list of literature and resources on microfinance. Feel free to write me if you know anything important which is missing. I appologize for the formatting issues.

Arun, Thankom (2005), “Regulating for development: the case of microfinance” in Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, vol. 45, iss. May, pp. 346.

Aryeetey, Ernest (2005), “Informal Finance for Private Sector Development in Sub-Saharan Africa” in Journal of Microfinance, vol. 7, iss. Summer, pp. 13.

Barefoot, Jo Ann S (2005), “Lending as miracle medicine” in American Bankers Association. ABA Banking Journal, vol. 97, iss. Feb, pp. 12.

Barry, Nancy (2000), Similarities in Microfinance WorldwideIDB Microenterprise Forum, Barcelona, Spain.

Baumann, Ted (2005), “Pro-poor Microcredit in South Africa: Cost-efficiency and Productivity of South African Pro-poor Microfinance Institutions” in Journal of Microfinance, vol. 7, iss. Summer, pp. 95.

Bhatt, Nitin and Shui-Yan Tang (2001), “Delivering microfinance in developing countries: Controversies and policy perspectives” in Policy Studies Journal, vol. 29, iss. 2, pp. 319.

Buss, Terry F (2005), “Microcredit in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Symposium” in Journal of Microfinance, vol. 7, iss. Summer, pp. 1.

CGAP (2005), Contry-level savings assessment – Benin, CGAP, Washington.

Chamlee-Wright, Emily (2005), “Fostering Sustainable Complexity in the Microfinance Industry: Which Way Forward?” in Economic Affairs, vol. 25, iss. Jun, pp. 5.

Chao-B�roff, Ren�e; Thi Hanh Houmard Cao et al. (2000), A Comparative Analysis Of Member-Based Microfinance Institutions In East And West Africa, MicroSave, Nairobi, Kenya.

Chowdhury, Mushtaque; Paul Mosley et al. (2004), “Introduction” in Journal of International Development, vol. 16, iss. Apr, pp. 291.

Cohen, Monique (2002), “Making microfinance more client-led” in Journal of International Development, vol. 14, iss. Apr, pp. 335.

Czarniawska-Joerges, Barbara and Guje Sev�n (1996), Translating organizational change, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin ; New York.

Diop, Fran�ois Path� (1998), Contribution actuelle et potentielle des Mutuelles de sant� au financement, � la fourniture et � l’acc�s aux soins de sant�: Cas du B�nin, USAID/PHR, BIT/ACOPAM, BIT/STEP, ANMC, WSM (!), Cotonou, Benin.

Doocy, Shannon; Dan Norell et al. (2005), “Outcomes of an Ethiopian Microfinance Program and Management Actions to Improve Services” in Journal of Microfinance, vol. 7, iss. Summer, pp. 79.

Dorado, Silvia and Rick Molz (2005), “Co-Evolution of Boards of Directors in Microfinance Organizations: The Case of Bancosol and Los Andes” in Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, vol. 10, iss. Aug, pp. 99.

Dowla, Asif Ud (2004), “Microleasing” in Journal of Microfinance, vol. 6, iss. Winter, pp. 137.

Dyck, Bruno (2002), “Organizational learning, microfinance, and replication: The case of MEDA in Bolivia” in Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, vol. 7, iss. Dec, pp. 361.

Elahi, Khandakar Q and Constantine P Danopoulos (2004), “Microfinance and Third World Development: A Critical Analysis” in Journal of Political and Military Sociology, vol. 32, iss. Summer, pp. 61.

Gingrich, Chris D (2004), “Community-Based Savings and Credit Cooperatives in Nepal: A Sustainable Means for Microfinance Delivery?” in Journal of Microfinance, vol. 6, iss. Summer, pp. 21.

Goldstein, Gilles and Issa Barro (1999), The role and impact of savings mobilization in West Africa: a study of the informal and intermediary financial sectors, UN Special Unit for Microfinance, UNDP, UNCDF, New York.

Hollis, Aidan and Arthur Sweetman (2001), “The life-cycle of a microfinance institution: The Irish loan funds” in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, vol. 46, iss. Nov, pp. 291.

Houssou, Gilbert (2002), Cas de la FECECAM au B�nin: FECECAM – Benin a la Contribution de la Microfinance dans le Financement de l’Agriculture Familiale, FECECAM, Presentation given in Dakar, place unknown.

Hulme, David (2000), “Impact assessment methodologies for microfinance – Theory, experience and better practice.pdf” in World Development, vol. 28, iss. 1, pp. 79-98.

IFAD (2000), Cooperation among the government, IFAD and NGOs. Case Study: The NGO SYFIPRO the PAGER and PROMIC projects, IFAD, Rome.

Johnson, Susan (2004), “The impact of microfinance institutions in local financial markets: a case study from Kenya” in Journal of International Development, vol. 16, iss. Apr, pp. 501.

Koveos, Peter and Dipinder Randhawa (2004), “Financial Services for the Poor: Assessing Microfinance Institutions” in Managerial Finance, vol. 30, pp. 70.

Labie, Marc (2001), “Corporate governance in microfinance organizations: A long and winding road” in Management Decision, vol. 39, pp. 296.

Lashley, Jonathan G (2004), “Microfinance and Poverty Alleviation in the Caribbean: A Strategic Overview” in Journal of Microfinance, vol. 6, iss. Summer, pp. 83.

Ledgerwood, Joanna (1998), The Microfinance Handbook: An Institutional and Financial Perspective, World Bank, Washington.

Lolila-Ramin, Zahia (2005), Regulation and Supervision of MFIs in the West African Monetary Union:
How the PARMEC law impedes access to finance for SMEs and the poor
, IRIS Center, College Park, Maryland.

MAIN (2000), MAIN Seminar, The levers of financial sustainability. How can we gain in order to serve on the long term? A Case study, FECECAM-BENIN, Antananarivo.

Marr, Ana (2003), “A challenge to the orthodoxy concerning microfinance and poverty reduction” in Journal of Microfinance, vol. 5, iss. 2.

Matin, Imran; David Hulme et al. (2002), “Finance for the poor: from microcredit to microfinancial services” in Journal of International Development, vol. 14, iss. Mar, pp. 273.

McIntosh, Craig; Alain de Janvry et al. (2005), “How Rising Competition among Microfinance Institutions Affects Incumbent Lenders” in The Economic Journal, vol. 115, iss. Oct, pp. 987.

MicroRate (2004), PADME – Benin, Microrate, Arlington, USA.

Ministere des Finances et de l’Economie (2006), Document de Politique pour le Developpement de la Microfinance au Benin, Gouvernement de Benin, Cotonou, Benin.

MIX (2002), MicroBanking Bulletin nr. 8Washinton.

Morduch, Jonathan (1999), “The role of subsidies in microfinance: Evidence from the Grameen Bank” in Journal of Development Economics, vol. 60, iss. Oct, pp. 229.

Morduch, Jonathan (2000), “The Microfinance Schism” in World Development, vol. 28, iss. 4, pp. 617-629.

Morris, Gayle and Carolyn Barnes (2005), “An Assessment of the Impact of Microfinance: A Case Study from Uganda” in Journal of Microfinance, vol. 7, iss. Summer, pp. 39.

Mosley, Paul and June Rock (2004), “Microfinance, labour markets and poverty in Africa: a study of six institutions” in Journal of International Development, vol. 16, iss. Apr, pp. 467.

Navajas, Sergio; Jonathan Conning et al. (2003), “Lending technologies, competition and consolidation in the market for microfinance in Bolivia” in Journal of International Development, vol. 15, iss. Aug, pp. 747.

Ouattara, Korotoumou (2003), Microfinance Regulation in Benin: Implications of the PARMEC Law for Development and Performance of the Industry, World Bank, African Region Working Paper Series No. 50, Washington.

Park, Albert and Changqing Ren (2001), “Microfinance with Chinese characteristics” in World Development, vol. 29, iss. Jan, pp. 39.

Patten, Richard H; Jay K Rosengard et al. (2001), “Microfinance success amidst macroeconomic failure: The experience of Bank Rakyat Indonesia during the East Asian crisis” in World Development, vol. 29, iss. Jun, pp. 1057.

Pawlak, Katarzyna and Michal Matul (2004), “Realizing Mission Objectives” in Journal of Microfinance, vol. 6, iss. Winter, pp. 1.

Planet Rating (2003), CNACFB – Benin, Microfinance Rating, Planet Rating, Saint Denis, France.

Planet Rating (2003), Finadev SA – B�nin, Planet Rating, http://www.planetrating.org, Saint-Ouen.

Planet Rating (2003), PAPME – Benin, Microfinance Rating, Planet Rating, Saint Denis, France.

Planet Rating (2003), Vital Finance – Benin, Microfinance rating, Planet Rating, Saint Denise, France.

Planet Rating (2005), RENACA/CEPAM – Benin, Microfinance Rating, Planet Rating, Saint Denis, France.

Porter, Elizabeth (2004), “Building Businesses with Small Producers: Successful Business Development Services in Africa, Asia, and Latin America” in Journal of Microfinance, vol. 6, iss. Summer, pp. 123.

Pretes, Michael (2002), “Microequity and microfinance” in World Development, vol. 30, iss. Aug, pp. 1341.

Sahlin-Andersson, Kerstin (1996), “Imitating by Editing Success: The Construction of Organization Fields” in B. Czarniawska-Joerges and G. Sev�n, Translating organizational change, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin ; New York, pp. xii, 284 p.

Schreiner, Mark (2002), “Aspects of outreach: a framework for discussion of the social benefits of microfinance” in Journal of International Development, vol. 14, iss. Jul, pp. 591.

Singh, Naresh (2004), “The Miracles of Barefoot Capitalism: A Compelling Case for Microcredit” in Journal of Microfinance, vol. 6, iss. Summer, pp. 127.

Sriram, M S and Rajesh S Upadhyayula (2004), “The Transformation of the Microfinance Sector in India” in Journal of Microfinance, vol. 6, iss. Winter, pp. 89.

Tucker, Michael and Gerard Miles (2004), “Financial Performance of Microfinance Institutions: A Comparison to Performance of Regional Commercial Banks by Geographic Regions” in Journal of Microfinance, vol. 6, iss. Summer, pp. 41.

World Bank; Leila Webster et al. (1996), Informal Sector and Microfinance Institutions in West Africa, World Bank, Washington.

Wright, Katie and James Copestake (2004), “Impact assessment of microfinance using qualitative data: communicating between social scientists and practitioners using the QUIP” in Journal of International Development, vol. 16, iss. Apr, pp. 355.

2 Responses to Literature

  1. Azim Uddin Mahmud says:

    Could you please assist me by giving me a hint wherein Microfinance up scaling research is being conducted.

  2. John Giwls says:

    I wish i found this list earlier in my studies ! Great compilation, thanks a lot

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