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Title: Repayment of Old Loans through New Loans. Is "Cross-Financing" a Problem for the Grameen Bank?
Authors: Ask, Karin
Wiig, Arne
Sigvaldsen, Erland
Keywords: Microcredit
Development banks
Grameen Bank
Bangladesh
Issue Date: 1997
Publisher: Chr. Michelsen Institute
Series/Report no.: CMI Report
R 1997: 5
Abstract: The study analyses the problem and extent of cross-financing in the Grameen Bank system. The main finding is that cross-financing is rarely a problem. However, survey data indicate that long term borrowers, who generally have the highest loan portfolios, turn into irregular borrowers. The study was funded by NORAD. Karin Ask is a social anthropologist and research fellow with the Chr. Michelsen Institute Dr. Arne Wiig is an economist and research fellow with the Chr. Michelsen Institute. Erland Sigvaldsen is a banking consultant with the Nordic Consulting Group.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10202/311
ISSN: 0805-505X
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