Six Randomized Evaluations of Microcredit: Introduction and Further Steps

Categories : Customer and Users of Digital Payments, Microfinance credit savings and insurance


Causal evidence on microcredit impacts informs theory, practice, and debates about its effectiveness as a development tool. The six randomized evaluations in this volume use a variety of sampling, data collection, experimental design, and econometric strategies to identify causal effects of expanded access to microcredit on borrowers and/or communities.