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Author Gallardo, Joselito S., 1938-

Title A framework for regulating microfinance institutions : the experience in Ghana and the Philippines / Joselito Gallardo
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, Financial Sector Development Dept., [2002]
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Description iii, 36 pages ; 28 cm
Series Policy research working paper ; 2755
Policy research working papers ; 2755
Summary How does a country's legal and regulatory framework affect the sustainability of microfinance? Does a tiered approach to regulation help to integrate microfinance into the formal financial system? And are there lessons to be learned from the experience of Ghana and the Philippines with a tiered approach?
Notes "January 2002"--Cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 34-36)
Notes Also available on the World Wide Web
Subject Microfinance -- Law and legislation -- Ghana.
Microfinance -- Law and legislation -- Philippines.
Small business -- Ghana -- Finance.
Small business -- Philippines -- Finance.
Financial services industry -- Ghana.
Financial services industry -- Philippines.
Form Electronic book
Author World Bank. Financial Sector Development Department.