ICM Bibliography for
Non-Asian Regions

References on informal credit markets for non-Asian Regions

Other countries currently available include Bangladesh, People's Republic of China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, and Thailand.

Besides the references listed below, also check the references that I have for Asian countries. Some references list the names of countries that they cover.


CHF (1988) Banking on the Barrios: Financing Shelter and Jobs for Low-Income Families in Honduras. CHF Fact Sheet 3. June, 1988. Washington D.C.: Cooperative Housing Foundation 4 pp.

Diatta, Kalilou (1986) "Savings, Credit and Solidarity in the Balantes Tribe". IRED Forum, no.30, January-March.

IRED Forum (1989), "`Papa' or `Mama' Cards: An Innovative way of Credit" IRED Forum, Number 31, April-June, p.

Miracle, Marvin P., Diane S. Miracle and Laurie Cohen (1980), "Informal Savings Mobilization in Africa" Economic Development and Cultural Change, Vol. 28, No. 4, July, pp. 701-724.


Hari Srinivas - hsrinivas@gdrc.org
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