inclusive micro economics

Financial services, value chains, inclusive businesses

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Our Director, Frances Sinha joins the roundtable and panel on outcomes management at the European Microfinance Platform in Luxembourg, 16-18 November.

This is based on her work as facilitator of the Outcomes Working Group for the Social Performance Task Force, and two new publications, below.

M-CRIL’s role in Global Microscope 2016: The Enabling Environment for Financial Inclusion

M-CRIL has undertaken some of the country reviews for this publication over the past three years.  During 2016 the M-CRIL team undertook the country reviews for a number of countries in Asia and Africa. Apart from the country reviews our MD, Mr Sanjay Sinha contributed additional perspectives on the use of inclusive finance accounts and on P2P lending to the Key Findings section.

The complete index, as well as detailed country analysis, can be viewed on www.eiu.com/microscope2016

M-CRIL in Southeast Asia – Myanmar

M-CRIL has made a major commitment to Myanmar which has been a focus country for our work since 2001. Since 2014, we have an office in Myanmar with Pankaj Kumar as our Country Manager. Click to read more on our work in Myanmar.

“Our MD speaks on Microfinance in Myanmar at European Microfinance Week on 17 November.  See report on the panel discussion on Myanmar’s microfinance sector, URL below”



Making the Case for Outcomes Management to Financial Service Providers

What is outcomes management? How do financial service providers use outcomes data?

Author: Frances Sinha, Editor: Amelia Greenberg

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Guidelines on Outcomes Management for Financial Service Providers

Key terms and 10 STEPS for practical, cost-effective, outcomes management

Author: Frances Sinha, Editor: Amelia Greenberg

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M-CRIL Microfinance Review 2014: Risk, regulation & reward

A financial & social analysis, this review is Volume 9 of a series that provides an empirical and analytical chronicle of thehistory of MFIs in India.

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