Politics, Poverty, and Microfinance: How Governments Get in the Way of Helping the Poor (Globalization and Its Costs)

Politics, Poverty & Microfinance

By Brian Warby.  Analyzes the effect that government institutions have on whether or not microfinance contributes to poverty alleviation in the context of Latin America, concluding that political and economic stability, as well as and law order, have a statistically significant impact on micro-finance effectiveness. Read more.