Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.
Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding.
Table of Contents 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:
Women -- Bangladesh -- Economic conditions.