ICM Bibliography for
The Philippines

References on informal credit markets for the Philippines

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

Besides the references listed below, also check those that discuss ICMs in Asia as a whole, or in multiple countries (references are listed along with the countries they cover). I have very few references for non-Asian countries, but hopefully, that will grow too....


Agabin, Meliza et. al (1989), Intergrative Report on the Informal Credit Markets in the Philippines. BOK I: 093Manila: Working Paper Series no. 89-10, Philippine Institute for Development Studies, June, 92 pp.

Agabin, Meliza (1988), A Review of Policies Impinging on the Informal Credit Markets. Manila: Working Paper Series no. 88-12, Philippine Institute for Development Studies, June, 95 pp.

Bautista, Romeo M. amd Mario Lamberte (1990), Comparetive Savings Behaviour of Rural and Urban Households in the Philippines. Manila: Working Paper Series no. 90-15, Philippine Institute for Development Studies, June, 32 pp.

Esguerra, Emmanuel F. (1987), Can Informal Lenders be Co-opted into Government Credit Programs ?. Manila: Working Paper Series no. 87-03, Philippine Institute for Development Studies, April, 25 pp.

Lamberte, Mario B. and Ma. Theresa Bunda (1988), The Financial Markets in Low-Income Urban Communities: The Case of Sapang Palay. Manila: Working Paper Series no. 88-05, Philippine Institute for Development Studies, March, 81 pp.

Lamberte, Mario (1988) Urban Informal Credit Markets: An Intergrative Report. Manila: Working Paper Series no. 88-25, Philippine Institute for Development Studies, June, 48 pp.

Lamberte, Mario (1988). An Analysis of the Role of Pawnshops in the Financial System. Manila: Working Paper Series no. 88-07, Philippine Institute for Development Studies, June, 36 pp.

Lamberte, Mario amd Anita Abad-Jose (1988) The Manufacturing Sector and Informal Credit Markets: The Case of Trade Credits in the Footwear Industry. Manila: Working Paper Series no. 88-07, Philippine Institute for Development Studies, June, 132 pp.

Lamberte, Mario and Joven Balbosa (1988). The manufacturing Sector and the Credit Institutions in the Urban Areas: The Case of Cooperative Credit Unions . Manila: Working Paper Series no. 88-06, Philippine Institute for Development Studies, June, 92 pp.

Lava, Adia et.al (1989) Case Studies on the Monitoring of Informal Credit Markets. Manila: Working Paper Series no. 89-13, Philippine Institute for Development Studies, June, 59 pp.


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