Table of contents for Microcredit and poverty alleviation / by Tazul Islam.

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 Table of Contents							
 List of Tables/Boxes/Appendices 
Acknowledgements	
 Abbreviations/Glossary					
Chapter 1: Microcredit and Poverty Alleviation: Pluses and Minuses 1 													
		Background	1					
		Statement of the Problem	12
		The Grameen Bank	16
		Women and Microcredit 29
		Studies on the GB	36
		Significance of the Study 40
		Roadmap of the Study 43
	
Chapter 2: The Bangladesh Economy and Poverty in Bangladesh		48
		Introduction	48
		Economic and Financial Structure	52
		Rural Development	74
		Poverty in Bangladesh	89
		Women and Poverty	116
		Summary and Conclusions	133
Chapter 3: Rural Financial Structure and the Grameen Bank		 140
		Introduction	140
		Formal Financial Sector	142 	
		Informal Financial Sector	156
		Rise of Microcredit Programmes	174
		The Grameen Bank	192
		Summary and Conclusions	220
Chapter 4: Economic Impact of Grameen Microcredit				223			
		Introduction	223
		Approach and Methodology	225
		Impact	on Income Level	245 
		Growth of Income	253
		Wage and Employment	255
		Effect on Capital Accumulation	264
		Productivity	269
		Substitution of Non-institutional Loans	284
		Financial Liberalization Theory and the Grameen Bank	293
		Summary and Conclusions	304
Chapter 5: Poverty Alleviation Impact of Grameen Microcredit 		311
		Introduction	311
 		Alleviation of Poverty		313
 Limitations of Microcredit	323
 Sustainability of Poverty Alleviation Impact	359
 Can the Impact be Enhanced?		363
 Realistic Policy Options 	369
 Grameen Phase II	372
 Summary and Conclusions 	380
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Microfinance.
Women -- Bangladesh -- Economic conditions.
Grameen Bank.
Poverty.