Microfinance and Microentrepreneurship: Case Studies in Social Innovation

10 Pages Posted: 8 Aug 2013

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Arvind Ashta

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

Date Written: August 8, 2013

Abstract

The paper presents a social innovation as an innovitve business model with new social relations and indicates a few short cases to indicate how a social problem was addressed by a social innovation by entrepreneurial actions by microfinance service providers. The cases are from microcredit, microguarantee, microinsurance and microequity.

Keywords: entrepreneurship, microfinance, microcredit, guarantee, insurance, equity, microangels

JEL Classification: L26, O16, O17, O30

Suggested Citation

Ashta, Arvind, Microfinance and Microentrepreneurship: Case Studies in Social Innovation (August 8, 2013). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2307502 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2307502

Arvind Ashta (Contact Author)

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

29 rue Sambin
21000 Dijon
France

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