Microfinance operations in Bangladesh - an overview

Bhuiya, Mohammad Monzur Morshed and Khanam, Rasheda and Rahman, Mohammad Mafizur (2016) Microfinance operations in Bangladesh - an overview. Journal of Applied Business and Economics, 18 (3). pp. 52-62. ISSN 1499-691X

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This paper reviews the evolution, current status of microfinance in Bangladesh including its performance
and past impact studies. The paper is based on the documentary data downloaded from different sources.
The review of document analysis revealed that a significant growth was achieved in most of the indicators
including loan disbursement, size of loan per borrower, net savings per microfinance institutions (MFI),
and loan outstanding per MFI in Bangladesh. Also, the study found that the review of impact study on
microcredit has so far focused on rural households in respect to income, consumption, asset building,
health and schooling issues.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Published version deposited in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Commerce
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2017 05:58
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2017 05:59
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bangladesh; microfinance
Fields of Research : 14 Economics > 1402 Applied Economics > 140202 Economic Development and Growth
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/30472

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