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Spanning the Chasm: Uniting Theory and Empirics in Microfinance Research

Greg Fischer and Maitreesh Ghatak ()
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Greg Fischer: London School of Economics, Innovations for Poverty Action, Poverty Action Lab, and BREAD, UK

Chapter 3 in The Handbook of Microfinance, 2011, pp 59-75 from World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd.

Abstract: AbstractThe following sections are included:IntroductionTheoryEmpiricsSpanning the ChasmConclusionsReferences

Keywords: Microfinance; Poverty; Microcredit; Informal Markets; Microsavings; Microinsurance; Social Responsibility; Randomized Impact Evaluations; Ethics; Gender; South Asia; Latin America; Africa (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: O13 Q14 O11 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011
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