Publications | ELLA
12
Feb
2015
NON-ELLA PUBLICATION

Microfinance Trends in Latin America and the Caribbean 2008-2013

This report from the Microfinance Information Exchange (MIX) and the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) offers a complete overview of the evolution of the microfinance industry in the LAC region between 2008 and 2013.

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19
Jan
2015
NON-ELLA PUBLICATION

Making Women’s Work Visible: Finance for Rural Women

Women’s World Banking argues that serving rural women in Latin America is important for rural families and viable for financial institutions, but that it will take much more than replicating a loan or savings product that has been successful in an urban setting.

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4
Aug
2014
NON-ELLA PUBLICATION

ELLA Microfinance Knowledge Materials now available in Spanish

We are pleased to announce that the Guide and Briefs on this theme have been translated into Spanish and are now available on the website.

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10
Jun
2014
NON-ELLA PUBLICATION

Social Efficiency in Peruvian Microfinance Institutions: A Semi-parametric Approach

This study by Giovanna Aguilar and Jhonatan Claussen of the Economics Department of the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP) aims to assess the social efficiency of microfinance institutions (MFIs) — regulated and non-regulated — in Peru.

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4
Jun
2013
NON-ELLA PUBLICATION

The Age of Microfinance: Destroying Latin American Economies from the Bottom Up

This article argues that the microfinance model that arrived in Latin America in the 1970s has proven, as elsewhere around the world, to be an almost wholly destructive economic and social policy intervention.

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