Microfinance, Poverty and Education
NBER Working Paper No. 18538
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The authors thank Joe Altonji, Erik Berglöf, Miriam Bruhn, Maren Duvendack, Karolin Kirschenmann, Emily Nix, Rohini Pande, David Roodman, Alessandro Tarozzi, Chris Udry, Jeromin Zettelmeyer, and participants at the ‘Consumer Credit and Bankruptcy’ conference in Cambridge, the 3ie conference ‘Mind the Gap: From Evidence to Policy Impact’ (Mexico), the International Development Centre seminar (London), the 5th CEPR/EBC Winter Conference, the 21st BREAD Conference (Yale), the ADB/IPA/J-PAL Impact and Policy Conference ‘Evidence on Governance, Financial Inclusion, and Entrepreneurship’, and seminars at the EBRD, Institute for Fiscal Studies, Paris School of Economics, University of Toulouse, Maastricht University, and theWorld Bank for useful comments. Costas Meghir benefited from financial assistance from the Cowles foundation and the The Institution for Social and Policy Studies (ISPS) at Yale. This project was conceived and promoted with the invaluable help of Francesca Cassano and benefited from continuous support from Borislav Petric and Ryan Elenbaum. Carly Petracco provided excellent research assistance. An earlier draft was entitled “Microfinance at the Margin: Experimental Evidence from Bosnia and Herzegovina”. The authors are solely responsible for errors and interpretations of the results, and the views presented do not necessarily reflect those of the National Bureau of Economic Research.