Marie Michael Library

Title

Tontines and the banking system: is there a case for building linkages

Author

Balkenhol, Bernd; Gueye, E.H.

Description

This paper examines tontines (traditional, informal savings organisations) in Dakar, to see if the apparently well-functioning social sanctions in tontines could be taken out of context and incorporated in mutual guarantee associations.

File No

ILO-PB-W2

Agency

International Labour Organisation (ILO)

Date

1997

Subject(s)

Credit, Senegal, Banking