Measuring the impact of an ongoing microcredit project: evidence from a study in Ghana

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This article uses a mixed method approach to assess the impact of a microfinance organisation in Ghana. By combining propensity score matching with a double-difference method, the authors determine that microcredit has a positive effect on expenditures but does not positively affect a series of other outcome variables. A list experiment further suggests that microcredit loan proceeds often are not spent productively.

Originele taal-2English
Pagina's (van-tot)519-529
Aantal pagina's11
TijdschriftJournal of Development Effectiveness
Volume7
Nummer van het tijdschrift4
Vroegere onlinedatum30-sep-2015
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StatusPublished - 2-okt-2015

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