Marie Michael Library

Title

Bank-NGO linkages and the transaction costs of lending to the poor through groups: evidence from India and the Philippines

Author

McGuire, Paul B.; Conroy, John D.

Description

This paper examines the importance of linkages between commercial banks and groups such as NGOs and self help groups for the poor, as a means of reducing transaction costs of lending and borrowing, while channeling credit to the poor on a sustainable basis.

File No

FDC-96/1

Agency

Foundation for Development Cooperation (FDC)

Date

1996

Subject(s)

Credit, India, Philippines

Pages

18

Coady International Institute

St. Francis Xavier University
4780 Tompkins Lane
PO Box 5000
Antigonish, NS B2G 2W5
Canada

Phone: (902) 867-3960
Phone: 1-866-820-7835 (within Canada)
Fax: (902) 867-3907

Stay Connected

Want to learn more? Sign up to receive our newsletter and information on course offerings.