The purpose of this paper is to examine di¤erent economet- ric approaches aiming to evaluate the impact of microcredit on poverty. Starting with a brief description of microcredit and the most common kinds of statistical biases connected to these stud- ies, I describe the principal characteristics of Non-Randomized and Randomized approaches, in order to highlight strengths and weaknesses concerning the application of such methodologies.
|Titolo:||Microcredit and poverty. An overview of the principal statistical methods used to measure the program net impacts|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2011|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||07.15 Rapporti di ricerca di altri Atenei|