Inter-organisational networks in microfinance: lending partnerships in India, Peru and Tanzania
Marr, Ana and Tubaro, Paola (2010) Inter-organisational networks in microfinance: lending partnerships in India, Peru and Tanzania. In: Lazega, Emmanuel, (ed.) Cahier de Recherche no. 1 de l'ORIO: Recherches récentes sur les processus sociaux mobilisant l’analyse des réseaux sociaux et organisationnels. Cahier d'ORIO (1). ORIO/Université Paris-Dauphine/IRISSO (Dauphine-CNRS), Paris, France, pp. 170-191.
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The paper studies the "wholesale" market through which microfinance institutions operating in three contexts (Peru, Tanzania and the state of Tamil Nadu in India) obtain loans from a variety of domestic and international funding bodies. The nature and characteristics of the relationships between them are captured through network analysis and visualisation tools, with a dataset comprising inter-organisational lending relationships and organisations' attributes in the year 2008. Focus is on the extent to which patterns in wholesale lending relationships relate to the legal status and characteristics of microfinance institutions; to the regulatory, business and social environment in which they operate; and to shifts in the balance between social and commercial interests of diverse types of lenders.
The analysis brings to light considerabel cross-country variation in the structure and features of wholesale lending relationships, and relates it primarily to differences in governance and regulation. On this basis, it makes the case that building a more enabling regulatory environment for funding partnerships may improve the capacity of microfinance to achieve its dual goals of poverty alleviation and financial sustainability.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Additional Information:|| Paper forms part of the proceedings of the first ORIO-IRISSO Workshop on inter-organisational research, held 20th September 2010, at the Université Paris-Dauphine, Paris, France.  Full title of proceedings - 'Cahier de Recherche no. 1 de l'ORIO: Recherches récentes sur les processus sociaux mobilisant l’analyse des réseaux sociaux et organisationnels. Actes de la première Journée d'Etudes organisée par l'Observatoire des Réseaux Intra- et Inter- Organisationnels (ORIO) et l'Institut de Recherche Interdisciplinaire en Sciences Sociales (Dauphine-CNRS).|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||inter-organisational networks, microfinance, partnerships, India, Peru, Tanzania|
|Subjects:||G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
|School / Department / Research Groups:||School of Business
Faculty of Business > School of Business
School of Business > Department of International Business & Economics
Faculty of Business > School of Business > Department of International Business & Economics
School of Business > Department of Systems Management & Strategy
Faculty of Business > School of Business > Department of Systems Management & Strategy
|Last Modified:||08 Jan 2013 13:40|
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