Micro-finance in Industrialized Countries: Helping the Unemployed to Start a Business

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International Labour Organization, 2002 - Microfinance - 73 pages
This insightful overview adds to the body of knowledge on self-employment programmes by looking specifically at whether and how micro-finance can help bridge the credit gap. It presents results of 45 surveys and studies carried out in 1999 and 2000 as well as the outcome of an international conference in 2000 in Bonn. The report identifies the factors that make good self-employment promotion.

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