Debunking the Impact of Microfinance

Dr Maren Duvendack is lecturer in development economics at the University of East Anglia. In 2011, she undertook a systematic review of the evidence surrounding microfinance, a form of credit provision often touted as a remedy for poverty in the developing world.

Dr Duvendack’s report, which found no evidence to support the benefits of microfinance, had a lasting impact on the conversation in this area – and continues to influence the debate today. Read more here…


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