Sustainability of Indian Microfinance Institutions: A Mixed Methods Approach

Sustainability of Indian Microfinance Institutions: A Mixed Methods Approach

by Nadiya Marakkath

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788132234999
Publisher: Springer India
Publication date: 08/23/2016
Series: India Studies in Business and Economics
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 166
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Nadiya Marakkath is an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, School of Management and Labour Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai. She teaches academic courses in finance, microfinance and research methods to M. A. social entrepreneurship students at TISS. She enjoysnurturingthe dreams of young socialentrepreneursand therefore involves herself in incubation and funding initiatives for social entrepreneurship students at TISS. She received her PhD in financial management, with specialization in microfinance and has doctoral researchexperiencein finance at the National Institute of Technology, Calicut and the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India. Finance systems and their regulatory aspects, microfinance sustainability management, legitimacy and sustainability challenges in social entrepreneurship, entry and exit issues of socialentrepreneurs, performance management for social ventures and design of hybrid ventures are her areas of research interest.

Table of Contents

1: Introduction.- 2: Literature Review.- 3: Research Objectives and Design.- 4: Quantitative Phase: Identification of Factors Affecting and Discriminating Sustainability.- 5: Intermediate Participant Selection Phase: Assessment of Efficiency and Sustainability.- 6: Qualitative Phase: Management of Factors Affecting and Discriminating Sustainability.- 7: Dangers in Mismanaging the Factors Affecting and Discriminating Sustainability: An Exploration into Indian Microfinance Crisis.- 8: Summary of Findings, Implications and Conclusion.- Appendices.- A1: Operational Definition and Distinction between Operational Self-Sustainability Ratio, Financial Self-Sustainability Ratio and Subsidy Dependence Index.- A2: Charnes, Cooper & Rhodes Model and Banker, Charnes & Cooper Model Formulation.- A3: Interview Guide.- A4: Summary of the Qualitative Data Collected During the Interviews.- A5: Group Formation Process in Fourteen Days.

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