Are Microcredit Interest Rates Excessive?

CGAP Brief

4 Pages Posted: 10 May 2009 Last revised: 7 Jan 2014

Date Written: February 1, 2009

Abstract

This Brief is a summary of: Rosenberg, Richard, Gonzalez, Adrian and Narain, Sushma, The New Moneylenders: Are the Poor Being Exploited by High Microcredit Interest Rates? (Feb 2009). CGAP Ocassional Paper No. 15. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1400291

Keywords: Microfinance, Interest Rates

Suggested Citation

Rosenberg, Richard and Gonzalez, Adrian and Narain, Sushma, Are Microcredit Interest Rates Excessive? (February 1, 2009). CGAP Brief, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1401476 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1401476

Richard Rosenberg (Contact Author)

CGAP ( email )

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Adrian Gonzalez

World Bank Group ( email )

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Sushma Narain

IFC ( email )

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Washington, DC 20433
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