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PN 1999-06: Credit Programs for the Poor: A Tale of Two Studies

Alongside with the poverty alleviation program is the effort to make credit accessible to small and poor households. Despite the government’s effort of resource mobilization towards these programs, poverty is still widespread. Reviewing the directed-credit programs implemented by the government non-financial agencies and by the government financial institutions this issue shows that these have exhibited dreary performance. Measures of reforms are advocated.

Philippine Institute for Development Studies
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Lamberte, Mario B.; Casuga, Magdalena S.; Erfe, Doreen Carla E.; money and banking; credit program; credit market;
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