On Microfinance

I wrote a little something for the intern blog we have going here, so if you’re interested in a quick take on microfinance, check it out:

Esperanza Interns – The Role of Savings

Also, for quick reference to other smarter studies I looked at, you can go to these works:

The Economist – A Better Mattress

Consultative Group to Assist the Poor – $38 million to spur microsavings

Savings Constraints and Microenterprise Development: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Kenya (pdf)