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Sep 2004
Author(s): Jansson, Tor; Rosales, Ramón; Westley, Glenn D.
This publication is aimed at bank supervisory authorities interested in or charged with developing a regulatory and supervisory framework for microfinance. It is intended to meet a growing demand for…
Sep 2003
Author(s): Jansson, Tor
This paper aims to reveal some basic trends in the financing of microfinance institutions, such as where the financing comes from, and how the distribution changes over time. The paper does not claim…
Nov 2001
Author(s): Jansson, Tor
This paper presents a synopsis of the current state of the microfinance industry in Latin America. It provides a rough assessment of the achievement and outreach of the industry; it offers revealing…
Oct 2001
Author(s): Kapsoli, Javier; Galindo, Arturo; Márquez, Gustavo; Daude, Christian; Melo, Alberto; Miller, Margaret; Jansson, Tor; Pagés, Carmen; Micco, Alejandro; Chong, Alberto E.; Székely, Miguel; Millán, Jaime; Lora, Eduardo; Stein, Ernesto H.; Pérez, Natalia
Competing in the world economy does not automatically boost a nation's productivity and restructure its economy. Such progress requires mobilizing capital, employment, technology and knowledge.…
Jul 2001
Author(s): Jansson, Tor; Chalmers, Geoffrey
This paper proposes a conceptual framework for understanding and analyzing how business regulations affect small and microenterprises. In doing so, it also makes a case for why particular attention…
Nov 2000
Author(s): Jansson, Tor; Taborga, Miguel
This publication aims to help donors, creditors and investors evaluate the performance, condition and risk of individual microfinance institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean, in hopes of…