Microfinance and Its Impact on Entrepreneurial Development, Sustainability, and Inclusive Growth

Microfinance and Its Impact on Entrepreneurial Development, Sustainability, and Inclusive Growth

Ramesh Chandra Das (Katwa College, India)
Release Date: June, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 385
ISBN13: 9781522552130|ISBN10: 1522552138|EISBN13: 9781522552147|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5213-0

Description

Microfinance is a broad variety of services, such as microcredit, for entrepreneurs and small businesses lacking access to banking and other financial services. As many smaller businesses and entrepreneurs may not be able to secure credit services, many microfinance promoters believe that it encourages entrepreneurial activities and inclusive growth.

Microfinance and Its Impact on Entrepreneurial Development, Sustainability, and Inclusive Growth is an essential resource that empirically explores the role of microfinance in entrepreneurship development and the operational sustainability of microfinance institutions. It also highlights the impact of microfinance on entrepreneurship development in different countries and regions. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as risk management, women entrepreneurship, and strategic management, this book provides essential research for entrepreneurs, business managers, policy makers, researchers in the field of finance, and business professionals seeking relevant research on microfinance systems.

Topics Covered

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

  • Economic Imbalances
  • Financial Inclusion
  • Governance Practices
  • Risk Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Sustainability
  • Women Entrepreneurship

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Ramesh Chandra Das is currently Associate Professor of Economics at Katwa College, 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.