Washington, United States
February 27, 2015
On February 27, CGAP, IPA, J-PAL, and The World Bank hosted a day-long event that presented the latest evidence on the impact of microcredit, discussed the implications for policy and practice, and identified directions for future innovation and research.
The event began with a presentation of findings from six randomized evaluations conducted in six different countries, followed by panel discussions with investors, donors, and service providers addressing the implications of these results for the industry. Panelists also explored promising innovations in product design and delivery channels that could expand the reach and improve the impact of financial services for the poor.
Microcredit 2015 Highlights
In the News
The Washington Post, If You Read One Thing About Microfinance, Read This
The World Bank's Blog, 'Understand Clients': The Major Theme from a World Bank Forum on Microcredit
Fast Company, Does Microfinance Actually Work?