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Executive summary: Do rural microcredit borrowers fare better in reducing poverty than urban borrowers?

An executive summary of the discussion paper Do rural microcredit borrowers fare better in reducing poverty than urban borrowers?

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Discussion paper: Do rural microcredit borrowers fare better in reducing poverty than urban borrowers?

The effects of microfinance on the poverty of rural and urban borrowers using panel data are sparsely researched. This paper uses client-level balanced and unbalanced panel data from three Asian microfinance institutions (MFIs) to analyse the effects of microcredit on the poverty of urban and rural borrowers.

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