Microfinance (Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Banking and Financial Institutions) by Mario La Torre

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  • Banking,
  • Macroeconomics,
  • Microeconomics,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Finance,
  • Business & Economics / Finance,
  • Economics - Macroeconomics,
  • Economics - Microeconomics,
  • Microfinance

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Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL8401410M
ISBN 101403997896
ISBN 109781403997890

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The poor need a variety of financial services, not just Size: KB. The certificate in Microfinance provides a broad based, practical introduction to the key ideas, techniques and skills needed to be a microfinance practitioner. The certificate is ideally suited to the needs and aspirations of both those who are new to microfinance, and.

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