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Reparations and Microfinance Schemes

Hans Dieter Seibel and Andrea Armstrong

in The Handbook of Reparations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Allocating reparation benefits to victims of civil rights abuses with a lasting effect on their well-being is a tremendous challenge. By converting benefit payments into shares and beneficiaries into ... More


Credit, Intermediation, and Poverty Reduction

Robert M. Townsend

in Understanding Poverty

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305197
eISBN:
9780199783519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305191.003.0023
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This essay shows how credit markets influence development, and argues that the impact of improvements in credit markets is quantitatively significant. It begins by establishing the fact that access ... More


Career Dynamics and Gender Gaps Among Employees in the Microfinance Sector

Ina Ganguli, Ricardo Hausmann, and Martina Viarengo

in Towards Gender Equity in Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198829591
eISBN:
9780191868115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829591.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Microfinance institutions (MFIs) are commonly identified as empowering women and making them key actors in generating social change and economic development. Yet little is known about the gender ... More


Securitization

Mary Tingerthal

in New Frontiers of Philanthropy: A Guide to the New Tools and New Actors that Are Reshaping Global Philanthropy and Social Investing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199357543
eISBN:
9780199381425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357543.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the tool of securitization used to pool various forms of loans for sale to private investors, thus refreshing the capital available to primary lenders. Long available in the ... More


Globalization and Women’s Empowerment

Margaret A. McLaren

in Women's Activism, Feminism, and Social Justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190947705
eISBN:
9780190947712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947705.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter argues that cooperatives, because of their focus on both overcoming social oppression and economic exploitation, foster both economic and feminist empowerment for women. First, the ... More


Child Health and Business Training with Credit: No Such Thing as a Simple Study

Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel

in Failing in the Field: What We Can Learn When Field Research Goes Wrong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183138
eISBN:
9781400883615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183138.003.0011
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines a study conducted by a microfinance institution (MFI) where they began developing educational supplements for their client base of poor women on the topics of infant/child ... More


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