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Title

The subsidy dependence index and recent attempts to adjust it

Author

Schreiner, Mark; Yaron, Jacob

Description

The Subsidy Dependence Index is the most common way to measure the importance of public support for Development Finance Institutions. This paper presents the SDI and shows its equivalence to a subsidy-adjusted measure of return on equity. The paper also reviews recent attempts to adjust the SDI.

File No

CSD-WP99-2

Agency

Center for Social Development (CSD)

Date

1999

Subject(s)

Microfinance

Pages

44

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