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Introduction: rural credit

Chris Briggs

in Credit and Village Society in Fourteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264416
eISBN:
9780191734342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264416.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book focuses on the credit dealings of medieval Europe. In medieval Europe, manor courts served as private jurisdictions by the landlords which were attended by the peasants to hear and settle ... More


Conclusion

Chris Briggs

in Credit and Village Society in Fourteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264416
eISBN:
9780191734342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264416.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book began by describing the transformation that occurred in the 1990s in the impression and ideas of credit systems in the medieval countryside. Through this change in attitude on the medieval ... More


The Evolution of Informal Finance in China and Its Prospects

Shuxia Jiang

in Informal Finance in China: American and Chinese Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195380644
eISBN:
9780199869329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380644.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, South and East Asia

This chapter details the evolution of Chinese informal finance, describing the different types of informal finance that have eased constraints posed by the formal financial sector. It discusses why ... More


The forms of credit and their uses

Chris Briggs

in Credit and Village Society in Fourteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264416
eISBN:
9780191734342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264416.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Interactions and exchanges in medieval Europe were dominated by the involvement of credit. In the broad sense, it means allowing someone a benefit or granting them a service on the premise and ... More


Fragmented Credit Markets

Pranab Bardhan and Christopher Udry

in Development Microeconomics

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198773719
eISBN:
9780191595929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198773714.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

One aspect of financial markets that is of great relevance to economic development is the study of credit mechanism design by lenders facing private information. This chapter first develops a model ... More


The Rural Financial System and Rural Development in China

Lynette H. Ong

in Prosper or Perish: Credit and Fiscal Systems in Rural China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450624
eISBN:
9780801465956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450624.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines rural credit cooperatives (RCCs) in the context of China's rural financial landscape, with particular emphasis on their significance to the rural economy and households. China's ... More


Rural Credit and Mobility in India

Susan Wolcott

in Economic Evolution and Revolution in Historical Time

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771856
eISBN:
9780804777629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771856.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the operation of rural credit markets in the postbellum South in the mirror of colonial India. Using the records of the 1929–1930 Provincial Bank Enquiry Committees (PBECs) and ... More


The Design of China’s Rural Credit Institutions

Lynette H. Ong

in Prosper or Perish: Credit and Fiscal Systems in Rural China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450624
eISBN:
9780801465956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450624.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines the institutional design of rural credit cooperatives (RCCs) and whether it influences patterns in their lending. Drawing on the results of a household survey, it considers the ... More


Prosper or Perish: Credit and Fiscal Systems in Rural China

Lynette H. Ong

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450624
eISBN:
9780801465956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450624.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

The official banking institutions for rural China are rural credit cooperatives (RCCs). Although these co-ops are mandated to support agricultural development among farm households, since 1980 half ... More


Rural Women's Livelihood: Their Position in the Agrarian Economy

Jo Grace and Adam Pain

in Land of the Unconquerable: The Lives of Contemporary Afghan Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520261853
eISBN:
9780520948990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261853.003.0018
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents a clear depiction of how Afghan women outside urban areas negotiate to benefit themselves and their families, and how they gain power and fulfillment despite inequities. In ... More


Local Governments, Rural Credit, and Regional Development in China

Lynette H. Ong

in Prosper or Perish: Credit and Fiscal Systems in Rural China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450624
eISBN:
9780801465956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450624.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book examines the bias in lending toward local government-related enterprises in rural China. It investigates why the mobilization of rural savings has contributed to successful industrial ... More


Conclusion

Lynette H. Ong

in Prosper or Perish: Credit and Fiscal Systems in Rural China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450624
eISBN:
9780801465956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450624.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book concludes by providing an update on the reform of China's rural credit cooperatives (RCCs) in the late 2000s, with particular emphasis on the costs of soft-budget constraints and bailouts ... More


The Implications of Cadre Evaluation and Fiscal System for Local-Government Behavior

Lynette H. Ong

in Prosper or Perish: Credit and Fiscal Systems in Rural China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450624
eISBN:
9780801465956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450624.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines bias in the lending practices of rural credit cooperatives (RCCs) across all locales from the perspective of institutional design. More specifically, it shows how the Chinese ... More


Coffee Agroforestry in the Aftermath of Modernization: Diversified Production and Livelihood Strategies in Post-Reform Nicaragua

Silke Mason Westphal

in Confronting the Coffee Crisis: Fair Trade, Sustainable Livelihoods and Ecosystems in Mexico and Central America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026338
eISBN:
9780262267526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026338.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter analyzes coffee agroforestry in Meseta, western Nicaragua by using household survey data from small shade-grown coffee growers of different social backgrounds, and presents information ... More


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