Roy Mersland

University of Agder

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1.

Performance and Corporate Governance in Microfinance Institutions

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 662-669
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2010
Roy Mersland and R. Øystein Strøm
University of Agder and OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University
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Microfinance, performance, corporate governance, ownership, boards, global study

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Audit Quality and Corporate Governance: Evidence from the Microfinance Industry

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 30 Nov 2012
University of Agder, University of Agder and OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University
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audit quality, microfinance, governance, emerging markets

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The Governance of Non-Profit Micro Finance Institutions: Lessons from History

Journal of Management and Governance
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2015
Roy Mersland
University of Agder
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Microfinance, MFI, non-profit organisations, governance, savings banks, history

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The Agenda and Relevance of Recent Research in Microfinance

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Apr 2007
Roy Mersland
University of Agder
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Microfinance, mode 2, research agenda, research relevance

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Performance and Trade-offs in Microfinance Organizations - Does Ownership Matter?

Journal of International Development, Vol. 20, pp. 598-612, 2008
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2010
Roy Mersland and R. Øystein Strøm
University of Agder and OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University
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microfinance, performance, outreach, trade-offs, transformation, ownership, corporate governance

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Microcredit for Self-Employed Disabled Persons in Developing Countries

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 15 Mar 2007
Roy Mersland
University of Agder
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Microfinance, disability, MFI, DPO, self-employment

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Women and Repayment in Microfinance

World Development, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Jan 2011
University of Agder, Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) - Lessius University CollegeHogeschool-Universiteit Brussel (HUBrussel) and Universities of Marseille - University of Provence - Aix-Marseille I
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Microfinance, Gender, Repayment, Portfolio-at risk, Write-offs, Provisions

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Access to Mainstream Microfinance Services for Persons with Disabilities: Lessons Learned from Uganda

Disability Studies Quarterly, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2014
University of Agder, Association of Microfinance Institutions of Uganda and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Microfinance, disability, Uganda, mainstreaming, inclusion efforts

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The Cost of Ownership in Microfinance Organizations

World Development, Vol. 37, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2010
Roy Mersland
University of Agder
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Microfinance, ownership, corporate governance, nonprofits, cooperatives, transformation

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What Explains Governance Structure in Non-Profit and For-Profit Microfinance Institutions?

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Feb 2009
Roy Mersland and R. Øystein Strøm
University of Agder and OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University
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Micro-finance organization, governance, performance

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You Cannot Save Alone - Financial and Social Mobilization in Savings and Credit Groups

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 27 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2008
Roy Mersland and Øyvind Eggen
University of Agder and NUPI - Norwegian Institute for International Affairs
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microfinance, social mobilization, savings and credit groups, self help groups

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Do Powerful CEOs Have an Impact on Microfinance Performance?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Aug 2009
Rients Galema, Robert Lensink and Roy Mersland
Utrecht University - School of Economics, University of Groningen - Department of Economics, Econometrics and Finance and University of Agder
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microfinance, corporate governance

Discrimination by Microcredit Officers: Theory and Evidence on Disability in Uganda

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2014
Université de Mons, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), University of Agder and Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Centre Emile Bernheim (CEB) & CERMi
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Microfinance, Discrimination, Credit Officers, Incentives

Discrimination by Microcredit Officers: Theory and Evidence on Disability in Uganda

Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Vol. 58, 44-55, 2015
Posted: 25 May 2016
Université de Mons, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), University of Agder and Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Centre Emile Bernheim (CEB) & CERMi

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Microcredit, Micro-entrepreneurs, Discrimination, Loan officers, Incentives, Disability

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Female Leaders and Financial Inclusion. Evidence from Microfinance Institutions

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2016
OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University, Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) - Lessius University CollegeHogeschool-Universiteit Brussel (HUBrussel) and University of Agder
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Female leadership, Financial access, Microfinance institutions, Cross-country panel data

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What Drives the Microfinance Lending Rate?

Midwest Finance Association 2013 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2013
Roy Mersland and R. Øystein Strøm
University of Agder and OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University
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microfinance, pricing policy, dynamics, institutions

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Do Microfinance Rating Assessments Make Sense? An Analysis of the Drivers of the MFI Ratings

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Mar 2011
Roy Mersland and Leif Atle Beisland
University of Agder and University of Agder
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Gender Bias in Microfinance

A later version of this paper is published in Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 49, Issue. 5, pp.589-608, 2013
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Mar 2016
Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) - Lessius University CollegeHogeschool-Universiteit Brussel (HUBrussel), Universities of Marseille - University of Provence - Aix-Marseille I and University of Agder
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Microfinance, gender, MFI performance

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Boards in Microfinance Institutions: How Do Stakeholders Matter

Journal of Management and Governance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Dec 2012
Neema Mori, Neema Mori and Roy Mersland
University of Agder - Norwegian Centre for Microfinance Research-NOCMIRUniversity of Dar es Salaam Business School and University of Agder
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Microbanks, stakeholders, board structure, performance

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Performance and International Investments in Microfinance Institutions

Working Paper N° 11/054
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Jan 2017
Roy Mersland and ludovic urgeghe
University of Agder and Independent
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microfinance, commercialisation, socially responsible investors, microfinance investment vehicles, social performance

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The Effect of Religion on Development Efforts – Evidence from the Microfinance Industry and a Research Agenda

World Development, Vol. 41, No. 1, pp. 145-156.
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Jan 2017
University of Agder, Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) - Lessius University CollegeHogeschool-Universiteit Brussel (HUBrussel) and Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)
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Religion, performance, efficiency, microfinance, development providers, MFIs

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Ownership, Board Compensation and Company Performance in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Journal of Emerging Markets Finance. Vol. 15(2), pp. 1-34
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Jan 2017
Gibson Munisi and Roy Mersland
University of Agder - Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences and University of Agder
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Boards of Directors; Ownership Structure; Board Compensation; Corporate Governance; Company Performance; Sub-Saharan Africa; Weak Institutions

Are Women Better Bankers to the Poor? Evidence from Rural Microfinance Institutions

Hartarska, V. Denis Nadolnyak, and Roy Mersland, (2014) “Are Women Better Bankers for the Poor: Evidence from Rural Microfinance Institutions?” American Journal of Agricultural Economics 96 (5): 1291-1
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Dec 2017
Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology and University of Agder
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microfinance, microfinance institutions, gender and finance, outreach, efficiency

Are Women Better Bankers to the Poor? Evidence from Rural Microfinance Institutions

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 96, Issue 5, pp. 1291-1306, 2014
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Apr 2020
Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Auburn University and University of Agder
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Microfinance, microfinance institutions, gender and finance, outreach, efficiency

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A New Aid Modality for Africa: Old Age Cash Transfers

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 11 Jan 2011
Roy Mersland and Joachim Thøgersen
University of Agder and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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mobile banking, foreign aid, economic growth, age-conditional transfers, overlapping generations

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Do Microfinance Institutions Benefit from Integrating Financial and Nonfinancial Services?

Applied Economics, Vol. 50, No. 21, 2018. Doi: abs/10.1080/00036846.2017.1397852
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Mar 2018
University of Groningen - Department of Economics, Econometrics and Finance, University of Agder, Can Tho University - School of Economics and Business Administration and University of Agder, School of Busines and Law, Students
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Microfinance ‘plus’, business development services, outreach, financial sustainability

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Scale Economies and Input Price Elasticities in Microfinance Institutions

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 37(1), No. pp. 118-131, 2013
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2017
Valentina Hartarska, Xuan Shen and Roy Mersland
Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Independent and University of Agder
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Microfinance, Efficiency, Input Price Elasticity, Scale Economies, MFIs

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Governance and Scope Economies in Microfinance Institutions

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Jan 2018
Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, University of Agder, Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology and Virginia Tech
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Microfinance Institutions, Governance, Board of Directors, Scope Economies, Intermediation

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Economies of Diversification in Microfinance: Evidence from Quantile Estimation on Panel Data

Finance Research Letters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 Sep 2019
Emir Malikov, Valentina Hartarska and Roy Mersland
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology and University of Agder
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cost, diversification, microfinance institutions, quantile regression

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Should All Microfinance Institutions Mobilize Microsavings? Evidence from Economies of Scope

Empirical Economics, Vol. 48(1), No. 193-225, 2015
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Jan 2017
Purdue University - College of Agriculture, Virginia Tech, Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology and University of Agder
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Microfinance Institution, Environmental Variables, Efficiency, Semiparametric Smooth Co- efficient, Scope Economies

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The Use of Microfinance Services Among Economically Active Disabled People – Evidence from Uganda

Journal of International Development. Vol. 24 (S), pp.69-83, 2012
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2017
Leif Atle Beisland and Roy Mersland
University of Agder and University of Agder
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Microfinance, Disability, Uganda, Savings, ROSCA, Microcredit

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Microbank Regulation and Earnings Quality: A Global Survey

"Microfinance Institutions: Financial and Social Performance", Palgrave Macmillan, Hampshire, UK
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Nov 2022
Roy Mersland, Leif Atle Beisland and Trond Randoy
University of Agder, University of Agder and University of Agder - University of Agder, School of Busines and Law, Students
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Microbank regulation, earning quality, corporate governance mechanisms, emerging markets, managers' behavior

Which Governance Mechanisms Promote Efficiency in Reaching Poor Clients? Evidence from Rated Microfinance Institutions

European Financial Management, Vol. 18, Issue 2, pp. 218-239, 2012
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Mar 2012
Valentina Hartarska and Roy Mersland
Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology and University of Agder
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microfinance institutions, board, governance, performance, efficiency

Which Governance Mechanisms Promote Efficiency in Reaching Poor Clients? Evidence from Rated Microfinance Institutions

European Financial Management, Forthcoming
Posted: 11 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2011
Roy Mersland and Valentina Hartarska
University of Agder and Auburn University - Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology

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microfinance institutions, board, governance, performance, efficiency

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Audit Quality and Corporate Governance: Evidence from the Microfinance Industry

International Journal of Auditing, Vol. 19, Issue 3, pp. 218-237, 2015
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Oct 2015
University of Agder, University of Agder and OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University
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Audit quality, governance, microfinance, Big Four, internal audits, for‐profit organizations, non‐profit organizations

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Does it (Re)pay to be Female? Considering Gender in Microfinance Loan Officer-Client Pairs

The Journal of Development Studies, 58:2, 259-274
Number of pages: 17
University of Agder, University of Agder, KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Microfinance; client-loan officer pair; gender; repayment performance

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Board Committees and Performance in Microfinance Institutions: Evidence from Ethiopia

International Journal of Emerging Markets
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Nov 2022
University of Agder, University of Agder - Norwegian Centre for Microfinance Research-NOCMIRUniversity of Dar es Salaam Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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corporate governance, board committees, microfinance, Africa, Ethiopia

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Use of Big Four auditors and fund raising: Evidence from developing and emerging markets

International Journal of Emerging Markets
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Nov 2022
University of Agder, University of Agder and OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University
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Audit quality, Cost of debt, Fund raising, Microfinance, Emerging markets.

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Board Governance: Does Ownership Matter?

Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, Vol. 91, Issue 1, pp. 5-28, 2020
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Apr 2020
Muluneh HIDETO DATO, Marek Hudon and Roy Mersland
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management and University of Agder
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Nonprofit organizations, governance, ownership form, board structures, microfinance

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Does Religious Affiliation Influence the Design of Corporate Governance? Evidence from the Global Microfinance Industry?

Strategic Change Journal. Vol. 26: 101-116.
Number of pages: 16
Roy Mersland and Kwame Ohene Djan
University of Agder and University of Agder
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Religion, Corporate Governance, Microfinance Institutions, Christian Organizations

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Measuring Microfinance

In: Mersland, R., Strøm, R.Ø. (eds) Microfinance Institutions. Palgrave Studies in Impact Finance. Palgrave Macmillan, London, 2014. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137399663_2
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Nov 2022
Roy Mersland and R. Øystein Strøm
University of Agder and OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University
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Gross Domestic Product, Loan Portfolio, Financial Sustainability, Microfinance Institution, Loan Loss Provision

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Do Powerful CEOs Determine Microfinance Performance?

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 49, Issue 4, pp. 718-742, 2012
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 May 2012
Rients Galema, Robert Lensink and Roy Mersland
Utrecht University - School of Economics, University of Groningen - Department of Economics, Econometrics and Finance and University of Agder
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CEO power, governance, managerial discretion, microfinance, risk

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International Debt Financing and Performance of Microfinance Institutions

Strategic Change 22: 17–29 (2013)
Number of pages: 13
Roy Mersland
University of Agder
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International debt, microfinance, performance, commercial funding

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Measuring Social Performance in Social Enterprises: A Global Study of Microfinance Institutions

Journal of Business Ethics
Number of pages: 41
University of Agder, University of Agder, University of Agder - University of Agder, School of Busines and Law, Students and University of Agder
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Social rating, Microfinance rating, Microfinance institution, Ethical finance, Non-profit organizations, Social performance, Poverty alleviation.

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Are NGOs and cooperatives similar or different? A global survey using microfinance data

Journal of Management and Governance
Number of pages: 43
Roy Mersland and Kwame Ohene Djan
University of Agder and University of Agder
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Corporate governance, board governance model, performance of cooperative organizations, COOPs, MFIs, NGOs, microfinance data

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Barriers to Microcredit for Disabled Persons: Evidence from Economically Active Persons in Uganda

Enterprise Development and Microfinance, Vol. 23, Issue. 1 pp.11-24
Posted: 24 Jan 2017
Leif Atle Beisland and Roy Mersland
University of Agder and University of Agder

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The Impact of International Influence on Microbanks' Performance: A Global Survey

International Business Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 20 Dec 2010
Roy Mersland, Trond Randøy and R. Øystein Strøm
University of Agder, University of Agder - School of Management and OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University

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Corporate governance, Internationalization, Microbank, Microfinance, Performance

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Corporate Governance Challenges in Microfinance

THE HANDBOOK OF MICROFINANCE, B. Armendariz & M. Labie, eds., World Scientific Publishing, 2010
Posted: 19 Dec 2010
Roy Mersland
University of Agder

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Microfinance, Corporate Governance, Ownership, Research

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Myths in Microfinance

PROGRESS IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS RESEARCH, M. Feldman & G. Santangelo, Emerald, 2008
Posted: 19 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2011
Roy Mersland and R. Øystein Strøm
University of Agder and OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University

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Microfinance, ownership, mission drift, governance, global study

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The Past and Future of Innovations in Microfinance

THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF ENTREPRENEURIAL FINANCE, D. Cumming, Oxford University Press, 2011
Posted: 19 Dec 2010
Roy Mersland and R. Øystein Strøm
University of Agder and OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University

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Microfinance, Innovation, Women, Small Loans, Group Lending

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The Empirics of Microfinance Lending Methodologies

Posted: 19 Nov 2010
Roy Mersland and R. Øystein Strøm
University of Agder and OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University

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Microfinance, Lending, Group

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Microfinance Mission Drift?

World Development, Vol. 38, No. 1, 2010
Posted: 18 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2010
Roy Mersland and R. Øystein Strøm
University of Agder and OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University

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microfinance, mission drift, panel data, GMM estimation

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Performance and Governance in Microfinance Institutions

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 33, No. 4, 2009
Posted: 23 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2010
Roy Mersland and R. Øystein Strøm
University of Agder and OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University

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Microfinance, governance, performance, boards, ownership

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Microfinance for People with Disabilities

POVERTY AND DISABIITY: LEONARD CHESHIRE DISABILITY, Barron T. & Ncube J.M., eds., London, UK
Posted: 22 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2010
Roy Mersland and Enzo Martinelli
University of Agder and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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microfinance, disability, savings, microcredit

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Innovations in Savings and Credit Groups - Evidence from Kenya

Small Enterprise Development, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 50-56, March 2007
Posted: 01 May 2007 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2010
Roy Mersland
University of Agder

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microfinance, mobile phones, church, ROSCA, savings and credit groups

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Exploring microfinance clients with disabilities: A case study of an Ecuadorian microbank

Journal of Development Studies. Vol. 53(11), pp. 1929-1943.
Number of pages: 33
Roy Mersland and Leif Atle Beisland
University of Agder and University of Agder
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Ecuadorian microfinance, Disabled clients, Disabilities,Outreach, Comparative analysis,

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From NGOs to Banks: Does Institutional Transformation Alter the Business Model of Microfinance Institutions?

World Development, Vol. 89, 2017
Number of pages: 15
University of Agder, KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB), KU Leuven and Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management
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microfinance, transformation, business model, regulation

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Internationalization of the microfinance industry

"Internationalization of the Microfinance Industry”, In Hudon, M., Labie, M. and Szafarz, A. (Ed), Research Agenda for Financial Inclusion and Microfinance. Edward Elgar
Number of pages: 19
Roy Mersland, Stephen Zamore and Kwame Ohene Djan
University of Agder, University of Agder, School of Busines and Law, Students and University of Agder
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internationalization, microfinance, cross-border microfinance partnerships,

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Influence of ownership type and CEO power on residual loss: Evidence from the global microfinance industry

Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly
Number of pages: 40
Roy Mersland, Pascal Daudi and Leif Atle Beisland
University of Agder, Pascal, Daudi and University of Agder
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CEO power, nonprofit organizations, agency costs, microfinance, residual loss

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Excessive Focus on Risk? Non-performing Loans and Efficiency of Microfinance Institutions

International Journal of Finance and Economics
Number of pages: 40
University of Agder, University of Agder and University of Agder, School of Busines and Law, Students
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cost efficiency, non-performing loans, microfinance, stochastic frontier analysis, Granger-causality test, system GMM

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Does It Pay to be Green? A Study of the Global Microfinance Industry

Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly
Number of pages: 41
University of Agder, University of Agder and University of Agder, School of Busines and Law, Students
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Green microfinance, environmental policy, social rating, social performance, financial performance

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Market Opportunities for Microfinance Institutions

Enterprise Development and Microfinance Vol. 24 No. 4
Number of pages: 13
Roy Mersland
University of Agder
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growth drivers, market opportunities, future, housing, micropensions

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Focus on Women in Microfinance Institutions

The Journal of Development Studies, 49:5, 589-608
Number of pages: 21
University of Agder, KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB) and UMR 201 - Développement et Sociétés (Paris I Sorbonne/IRD)
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Women, microfinance institutions, group-lending

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The Performance Impact of Informal and Formal Institutional Differences in Cross-Border Alliances: The Case of the Microfinance Industry

International Business Review. Vol. 28(1), pp. 104-118.
Number of pages: 51
Roy Mersland, Trond Randoy and Oded Shenkar
University of Agder, University of Agder - University of Agder, School of Busines and Law, Students and Ohio State University (OSU) - Human Resource Research
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Cross-border alliance, Performance, Informal institutional differences, Formal institutional differences, Microfinance industry

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Employee tenure and staff performance: The case of a social enterprise

Journal of business research, 2022, Vol.139, p.457-467
Number of pages: 11
Roy Mersland, Naome Otiti and Cécile Godfroid
University of Agder, University of Agder and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Employee tenure, Social enterprises, Tradeoffs, Social performance, Financial performance

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Global Indicators of Savings Groups

Number of pages: 38
University of Agder, KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB) and University of Agder
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Saving group, SAVIX database, geographical distribution

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Do social enterprises walk the talk? Assessing microfinance performances with mission statements

Journal of Business Venturing Insights
Number of pages: 11
University of Agder, Montpellier Business School and Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Centre Emile Bernheim (CEB) & CERMi
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Mission statement, Mission drift, Microfnance, Social enterprise, Content analysis

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Microfinance costs, lending rates and profitability

Handbook of Key Global Financial Markets, Institutions, and Infrastructure (2013), Pages 489-499
Number of pages: 18
Roy Mersland and R. Øystein Strøm
University of Agder and OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University
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Critics of Microfinance, Effects of Microfinance, Grameen Bank, History of Microfinance, Interest rates, MFIs, Microfinance, Mission drift, Muhammad Yunus, Operating costs, Profitability.

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Female leadership, performance, and governance in microfinance institutions

Journal of Banking and Finance
Number of pages: 16
University of Agder, OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University and KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB)
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Female leadership, Financial performance, Microfinance, MFIs, Cross-country panel data

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Geographic diversification and credit risk in microfinance

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 109, No. 105665, 2019
Number of pages: 13
University of Agder, University of Agder and University of Agder, School of Busines and Law, Students
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Microfinance, Geographic diversification, Credit risk, Portfolio at risk, Loan-loss provisions, Nonperforming loans

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The influence of the CEO's business education on the performance of Hybrid Organizations: The case of the global microfinance industry

Small Business Economics. Vol. 49(2), pp. 339-354.
Number of pages: 41
Roy Mersland, Pascal Daudi, Neema Mori and Neema Mori
University of Agder, Pascal, Daudi and University of Agder - Norwegian Centre for Microfinance Research-NOCMIRUniversity of Dar es Salaam Business School
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CEOs; Business Education; Microfinance; Performance; Hybrid Organizations

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Capital structure and CEO tenure in microfinance institutions

Strategic Change
Number of pages: 27
Roy Mersland, Pascal Daudi and Leif Atle Beisland
University of Agder, Pascal, Daudi and University of Agder
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Capital structure, CEO tenure, Microfinance institutions, MFIs

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A Hybrid Approach to International Market Selection: The Case of Impact Investing Organizations

International Business Review Volume 29, Issue 1, February 2020, 101624
Number of pages: 12
University of Agder, Montpellier Business School and University of Agder
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Cross-border investments, Internationalization, Social enterprises, International market selection, Macroeconomic factors, Hybrid organizations

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The Commercialization of the Microfinance Industry: Is There a ‘Personal Mission Drift’ Among Credit Officers?

Journal of Business Ethics, 158(1), 119-134.
Number of pages: 16
University of Agder, University of Agder and KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB)
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Mission drift, Microfnance institution, Ethical fnance, Non-proft organizations, Social performance, Poverty alleviation, Credit ofcers

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Is Employee- Client Matching Good for Firms Targeting the Bottom of the Pyramid? A Study of Microfinance Institutions

International Journal of Development Issues
Number of pages: 33
Roy Mersland, Naome Otiti and Kjetil Andersson
University of Agder, University of Agder and University of Agder - School of Management
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Employee-Client Matching, Socio-economic Status, Homophily, Bottom of the Pyramid, Employee Productivity, Microfinance

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What Drives Profits in Savings Groups? Bayesian Data Mining Evidence from the SAVIX Database

Review of Development Finance 11, Issue 2 (2021) 39-57
Number of pages: 19
University of Agder, KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB) and University of Agder
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Savings groups, development agencies, Bayesian model averaging

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Earnings Quality in Nonprofit versus For-Profit Organisations: Evidence from the Microfinance Industry

Nonprofit & Voluntary Sector Quarterly. Vol. 43(4), pp. 652-671.
Number of pages: 33
Roy Mersland and Leif Atle Beisland
University of Agder and University of Agder
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Earnings quality, for-profit organisations, microfinance, nonprofit organisations, financial reporting.

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Microfinance and Disability: Recommendations for Policymakers and Practitioners

Disability and Equity at Work, Oxford University Press.
Number of pages: 30
Roy Mersland and Leif Atle Beisland
University of Agder and University of Agder
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Disabilities, microfinance, microfinance and disability, recommendations

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Transparency and disclosure in the global microfinance industry: Implications for practice and policy makers

In Forssbaeck and Oxelheim (Ed), The Oxford Handbook of Political, Institutional and Corporate Transparency. Oxford University Press
Number of pages: 28
Roy Mersland, Trond Randoy and Leif Atle Beisland
University of Agder, University of Agder - University of Agder, School of Busines and Law, Students and University of Agder
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Transparency, microfinance, MFIs, stakeholders, disclosure

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Bifurcations in business profitability: An agent-based simulation of homophily in self-financing groups

Journal of Business Research
Number of pages: 20
University of Agder, KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB) and University of Agder
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Agent-based models, Self-financing businesses, Social capital, Nano-finance

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The research frontier on internationalization of social enterprise

Journal of World Business
Number of pages: 8
University of Agder, University of Agder - School of Management, San Diego State University and University of Agder - University of Agder, School of Busines and Law, Students
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Social enterprises, Social entrepreneurship, Internationalization