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Title Portfolios of the poor : how the world's poor live on $2 a day / Daryl Collins, Jonathan Morduch, Stuart Rutherford, Orlanda Ruthven
Published Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2009
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 283 pages) : illustrations
Series Book collections on Project MUSE
Contents The portfolios of the poor -- The daily grind -- Dealing with risk -- Building blocks : creating usefully large sums -- The price of money -- Rethinking microfinance : the Grameen II diaries -- Better portfolios
Summary The authors report on the yearlong "financial diaries" of villagers and slum dwellers in Bangladesh, India, and South Africa--records that track penny by penny how specific households manage their money--From publisher description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-272) and index
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Subject Home economics -- Accounting.
Microfinance.
Poor.
Armoede.
Grameen Bank.
Microkrediet.
Armut
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economic Conditions.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economics -- Macroeconomics.
Economie domestique.
Home economics -- Accounting.
Microfinance.
Microfinance.
Mikrofinanzierung
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Economic Conditions.
Pauvreté.
Poor.
Form Electronic book
Author Collins, Daryl.
Morduch, Jonathan.
Rutherford, Stuart.
Ruthven, Orlanda.
LC no. 2008055161
ISBN 1282158600
1400829968
6612158603
9781282158603
9781400829965
9786612158605