|Date:||31 May 2012|
|Authors:||Britta Augsburg , Orazio Attanasio , Ralph De Haas , Heike Harmgart and Emla Fitzsimons|
|Publisher:||European Bank for Reconstruction and Development|
|Journal, book or Issue Title:||Impact brief 01|
Microfinance institutions across the world are moving from group lending to individual lending. Yet there is not much rigorous evidence on how these types of microcredit affect borrowers, and this makes it difficult to either substantiate or challenge such a strategic move. This EBRD Impact Brief presents some such evidence from a recent randomised field experiment in Mongolia.