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Group lending or individual lending? Evidence from Mongolia

Date: 31 May 2012
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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.