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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Poor,
  • Microfinance,
  • Home economics -- Accounting

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDaryl Collins ... [et al.].
ContributionsCollins, Daryl.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC79.P6 .P67 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22972037M
ISBN 109780691141480
LC Control Number2008055161

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Jan 01,  · This book makes a major contribution to our understanding of global poverty. Portfolios of the Poor reports the findings of a series of detailed, year-long studies of the day-to-day financial practices of some families in India, Bangladesh, and South Africa, including both city-dwellers and villagers/5(81). Portfolios of the Poor is the first book to explain systematically how the poor find solutions. The authors report on the yearlong "financial diaries" of villagers and slum dwellers in Bangladesh, India, and South Africa--records that track penny by penny how specific households manage their money. portfolios of the poor Download portfolios of the poor or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get portfolios of the poor book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. This book makes a major contribution to our understanding of global poverty. Portfolios of the Poor reports the findings of a series of detailed, year-long studies of the day-to-day financial practices of some families in India, Bangladesh, and South Africa, including both city-dwellers and villagers/5(33).

May 23,  · If you want to understand how poor people in poor countries manage money, invest in Portfolios of the agabbayetassocies.com new book's four authorsDaryl Collins, Jonathan Morduch, Stuart Rutherford, and Orlanda Ruthventook up an idea of David Hulme, to compile financial diaries of poor households. A researcher visits a poor household repeatedly, say, every fortnight for a year, and gathers detailed. Portfolios of the Poor: How the World's Poor Live on $2 a Day is a book that aims to systematically explain how the poor find solutions to their everyday financial problems. It is written by Stuart Rutherford, Jonathan Morduch, Orlanda Ruthven, and Daryl agabbayetassocies.com: Business, Economics. Portfolios of the Poor is the first book to systematically explain how the poor find solutions to their everyday financial problems. The authors conducted year-long interviews with impoverished villagers and slum dwellers in Bangladesh, India, and South Africa — records that track penny by penny how specific households manage their money. The poor are active money managers who employ a dizzying array of mostly informal financial instruments to manage their “portfolios,” stretch their meager earnings and build savings. A long-term policy focus on income is important, but policy makers and advocates should push for initiatives to support poor families’ money management.9/10().

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