Religious Practice and Microcredit: Literature Review and Research Directions

Postmodern Openings, Vol. 2, No. 8, pp. 33-44

12 Pages Posted: 7 May 2010 Last revised: 8 Jan 2014

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Arvind Ashta

CEREN EA 7477 Burgundy School of Business - Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté

Rosita De Selva

Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes (EPHE); CEMAf Paris

Date Written: 2012

Abstract

Little work has been done in the conjunction of Microfinance and Religion. This paper explores the findings of the extant research. It then provides future research directions on a number of subjects within this broad area, available for researchers from a large number of fields: anthropology, theology, sociology, representations and systems of thought, development economics, finance, and business management.

Keywords: Religion, Business, Microfinance, Microcredit, Entrepreneurship, Development

JEL Classification: A12, A13, A14, M13, M14, O17, P4, Z1

Suggested Citation

Ashta, Arvind and De Selva, Rosita, Religious Practice and Microcredit: Literature Review and Research Directions (2012). Postmodern Openings, Vol. 2, No. 8, pp. 33-44. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1600622 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1600622

Arvind Ashta (Contact Author)

CEREN EA 7477 Burgundy School of Business - Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté ( email )

29 rue Sambin
21000 Dijon
France

Rosita De Selva

Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes (EPHE) ( email )

46 rue de Lille
Paris, 75007
France

CEMAf Paris ( email )

27 rue Paul Bert
Ivry-sur-Seine, 94204
France

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