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    • Does Microcredit Reach the Poor and Vulnerable? Evidence from Northern Bangladesh 

      Amin, Sajeda; Rai, Ashok S.; Topa, Giorgio (Center for International Development at Harvard University, 2001-12)
      This paper evaluates whether microcredit programs such as the popular Grameen Bank reach the relatively poor and vulnerable in two Bangladeshi villages. It uses a unique panel dataset with monthly consumption and income ...
    • Does Microcredit Reach the Poor and Vulnerable? Evidence from Northern Bangladesh 

      Amin, Sajeda; Rai, Ashok S.; Topa, Giorgio (Center for International Development at Harvard University, 1999-10)
      Subsidized loans have a history of being diverted to the rich. Yet recently microcredit programs, such as the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, have become popular among donors and governments as a way to channel funds to the ...