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Microfinance and entrepreneurship: an introduction

journal contribution
posted on 2017-11-01, 00:00 authored by Alexander NewmanAlexander Newman, S Schwarz, D Ahlstrom
© 2017, © The Author(s) 2017. As microfinance gains increasing attention and application as a financing mechanism for entrepreneurs at the base of the economic pyramid, this Special Issue of International Small Business Journal aims to enhance scholarly understanding of how microfinance fosters entrepreneurial activity. Microfinance brings a range of financial services, including microcredit loans, savings, and insurance, within the reach of millions of poor households not served by traditional banks. This introduction summarizes the articles in this Special Issue of International Small Business Journal on ‘Microfinance’, which address a range of topics in this important domain of research and practice.

History

Journal

International small business journal: researching entrepreneurship

Volume

35

Issue

7

Pagination

787 - 792

Publisher

Sage Publications

Location

London, Eng.

ISSN

0266-2426

eISSN

1741-2870

Language

eng

Publication classification

C Journal article; C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal

Copyright notice

2017, The Author(s)