Handbook of Research on Microfinancial Impacts on Women Empowerment, Poverty, and Inequality

Handbook of Research on Microfinancial Impacts on Women Empowerment, Poverty, and Inequality

Ramesh Chandra Das (Vidyasagar University, India)
Release Date: August, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 452
ISBN13: 9781522552406|ISBN10: 1522552405|EISBN13: 9781522552413|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5240-6


One of the major tools of attaining proper development all around the world is complete financial inclusion, such that all classes of people can secure their lifestyles through access to financial services from formal sectors. Expanding access to resources and increasing self-employment opportunities help reduce poverty and improve social development.

The Handbook of Research on Microfinancial Impacts on Women Empowerment, Poverty, and Inequality is an essential reference source that discusses the role of financial inclusion in gender equality, as well as economic independence and self-employment. Featuring research on topics such as inequality, collaborative economy, and social responsibility, this publication is ideally designed for policy makers, economic researchers, and academicians seeking coverage on social mobilization, capital formation, capacity building, and pro-poor economy designs.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Business Models
  • Collaborative Economy
  • Financial Inclusion
  • Gender Discrimination
  • Inequality
  • Poverty
  • Quality of Life
  • Self-Help Groups
  • Social Responsibility

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Ramesh Chandra Das is currently Associate Professor of Economics at Vidyasagar University, West Bengal, India with eighteen years of teaching and research experience in different fields of the subject. He has obtained Masters, M. Phil and Ph. D Degree in Economics from the University of Calcutta. Dr. Das has contributed several research papers to national and international journals with reputations along with completions of three minor research projects sponsored by UGC, India. He has written one text book on Microeconomics for different fields of students and academicians and edited Handbook of Research on Globalization, Investment and Growth-Implications of Confidence and Governance, and Handbook of Research on Global Indicators of Economic and Political Convergence, Handbook of Research on Economic, Financial, and Industrial Impacts on Infrastructure Development and Social, Health, and Environmental Infrastructures for Economic Growth, all published by IGI Global, USA. He has been acting as editor-in-chief in Asian Journal of Research in Business Economics and Management and one of the editorial advisory board members of Society for the Study on Business and Finance.