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A Majority of India’s Poor Women May Miss COVID-19 PMJDY Cash Transfers

This brief  discusses some ideas for how to increase access to the social safety net during a crisis.

How to increase access to the social safety net during a crisis
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Microfinance Impact Assessments: The Perils of Using New Members as a Control Group

Are the problems of dropout biases inherent in cross-sectional impact evaluation solvable?
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Microfinance Games

Do endogenous group formations reduce moral hazard?
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Teaching Entrepreneurship: Impact of Business Training on Microfinance Clients and Institutions

Entrepreneurship training: Impact on economic outcomes for the poor
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Tying Odysseus to the Mast: Evidence from a Commitment Savings Product in the Philippines

The demand and supply of commitment savings (SEED) product in the informal sector
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Expanding Credit Access: Using Randomized Supply Decisions to Estimate the Impacts

Would liberal loan screening criteria help in expanding credit access?
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Using Experimental Economics to Measure Social Capital And Predict Financial Decisions

Does behavior in games predict real financial status of MFIs?
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Observing Unobservables: Identifying Information Asymmetries with a Consumer Credit Field Experiment

Microfoundations for studying real effects of credit constraints
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Rural Financial Markets in Developing Countries

Role of financial intermediaries, competition and regulations in shaping changing structures