Comments on: The for-profit microfinance debate http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/02/16/the-for-profit-microfinance-debate/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: AdrianGonzalez http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/02/16/the-for-profit-microfinance-debate/comment-page-1/#comment-24121 Fri, 18 Feb 2011 21:01:51 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=7337#comment-24121 Agree with most of the discussion. The main reason why microcredit interest rates are higher than in other credit markets is the high operating expenses per dollar lent. The smaller the loan, the more expensive it is. This has been documented in the literature in places like here
http://www.themix.org/publications/micro banking-bulletin/2011/01/sacrificing-mic rocredit-unrealistic-goals
Great Discussion!

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By: DavidRoodman http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/02/16/the-for-profit-microfinance-debate/comment-page-1/#comment-24047 Thu, 17 Feb 2011 15:15:39 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=7337#comment-24047 Great stuff! I kibitz from the sidelines here:
http://blogs.cgdev.org/open_book/?p=5894

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