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The World Bank economic review 4(3), Volume 1
Author:Hoff, Karla; Stiglitz, Joseph E.; Udry, Christopher; Bell, Clive; Aleem, Irfan; Siamwalla, Ammar; Country:Pakistan; Nigeria; India; Thailand;
Date Stored:2002/09/12Document Date:1990/09/30
Document Type:PublicationISBN:ISBN 0-8213-1682-6
Language:EnglishMajor Sector:(Historic)Multisector
Region:East Asia and Pacific; South Asia; AfricaReport Number:17595
Sub Sectors:(Historic)Non-sector specificSource Citation:The World Bank economic review. -- Vol. 4, no. 3 (September 1990)
SubTopics:Environmental Economics & Policies; Economic Theory & Research; Banks & Banking Reform; Insurance & Risk Mitigation; Financial IntermediationVolume No:1

Summary: Introduction: imperfect information and rural credit markets - puzzles and policy perspectives. Credit markets in northern Nigeria: credit as insurance in a rural economy. The Thai rural credit system: public subsidies, private information, and segmented markets. Interactions between institutional and informal credit agencies in rural India. Imperfect information, screening, and the costs of informal lending: a study of a rural credit market in Pakistan. Peer monitoring and credit markets.

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