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Topic Country Ecuador Mali Romania
Credit Scoring for Microfinance Afghanistan Egypt Mexico Russia
Poverty scoring Angola El_Salvador Mongolia Rwanda
Credit Scoring for SMEs Argentina Ethiopia Morocco Senegal
Outreach and Sustainability Bangladesh Fiji Mozambique Sierra Leone
Individual Development Accts. Benin The Gambia Myanmar South_Africa
Microenterprise in the U.S. Bolivia Ghana Namibia Sri_Lanka
RoSCAs and informal finance Bosnia-Herzegovina Guatemala Nepal Syria
Discrimination Brazil Haiti Nicaragua Tajikistan
Rural microfinance Burkina Faso Honduras Niger Tanzania
General economics Cambodia India Nigeria Timor-Leste
Links Cameroon Indonesia Pakistan Uganda
Addresses China Jordan Palestine U.S.A.
  Colombia Kenya Paraguay Vietnam
  Côte dIvoire Kyrgyz Republic Peru Yemen
  Dominican Republic Madagascar Philippines Zambia
    Malawi    


Credit Scoring for Microfinance (Top)

Scoring: The Next Breakthrough in Microcredit? (June 2002)
English: [Paper] [CGAP version]

Français: [Document]

Arabic: [Paper]

Chinese: [Paper]

Russian: [Русская версия]

 

Scoring for Microfinance (June 2003)
English: [Presentation]

Castellano: [Ponencia]

Français: [Document]

 

Benefits and Pitfalls of Statistical Credit Scoring for Microfinance (January 2004)
English: [Paper]

Castellano: [Documento]

Français: [Document]

 

Can Scoring Help Attract Profit-Minded Investors to Microcredit? (June 2004)

English: [Presentation] [Paper]

Castellano: [Castellano]

Français: [Document]

 

Credit Scoring for Microfinance: Can It Work? (November 2000)
English: [Paper]

Castellano: [Documento]

 

Do-It-Yourself Scoring Trees for Microfinance (January 2001)
English: [Presentation]

Castellano: [Ponencia]

 

Credit Scoring, Banks, and Microfinance: Balancing High-Tech with High-Touch (December 2005)

English: [Paper]

Castellano: [Documento]

 

Drop-Out from Individual Development Accounts: Prediction and Prevention (October 2004)
[Paper]

 

A Scoring Model of the Risk of Costly Arrears at a Microfinance Lender in Bolivia (April 2004)
English: [Paper]

Castellano: [Documento]

 

Scoring Drop-Out at a Microlender in Bolivia (March 2003)
English: [Paper]

Castellano: [Documento]

 

The Simple Poverty Scorecard (Top)

The Process of Poverty-Scoring Analysis (October 2014) 
[Paper]
How Do the Simple Poverty Scorecard® and the PAT Differ? (March 2014) 
[Paper] 

The Simple Poverty Scorecard® (June 2007)
English: [Presentation]

Castellano: [Castellano]

There’s No Place Like Home? How the Interview Method Affects Results with the Progress out of Poverty Index® (July 2015) 
[Paper]
Does Poverty Scoring Work in Ag Value Chains? An Example of Analysis with Kenyan Tea Farmers (December 2015) 
[Paper]
Response to IRIS Questions on the Simple Poverty Scorecard® (December 2005) 
[Paper]

Afghanistan
English: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

 

Angola: (2008 data, English, released April 2015)

Angola: Português: [Documento]

 

Bangladesh (2010 data, English, released March 2013)

Bengali/Bangla, 2010 data: [Scorecard and look-up table] translated by Grameen Foundation (log-in required)

Bangladesh (2005 data, English, released April 2008)

Bengali/Bangla, 2005 data: [Scorecard] (translated by Plan International)

Bangladesh (2000 data, English, released September 2006)

 

Benin (2010 data, English, released April 2012)

Benin (Donneés de 2010, français, publié avril 2012)

 

Bolivia (2013 data, English, released December 2015)

Bolivia (Datos de 2013, Castellano, publicado en diciembre de 2015)

Bolivia (2007 data, English, released December 2009)

Bolivia (Datos de 2007, Castellano, publicado en diciembre de 2009)

Bolivia (2002 data, English, released March 2007)

 

The Simple Poverty Scorecard®: Lessons from a Microlender in Bosnia-Herzegovina (December 2004)
English: [Short paper] [Long paper]

Castellano: [Documento]

 

Brazil (2008 data, English, released March 2010)

Brasil (dados de 2008, Português, lançado em março de 2010)

 

Burkina Faso (2010 data, English, released May 2011)

Burkina Faso (Donneés de 2003, français, publié mai 2011)

 

Cambodia (2011 data, English, released February 2015)

Cambodia (2004 data, English, released December 2009)

 

Cameroon
English, 2007 ECAM: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Français, 2007 ECAM: [Document] [Tableur saisie donnés et son document]

 

An Expert-Based Simple Poverty Scorecard® for Rural China (May 2012)
English: [Paper]

 

Colombia (2009 data, English, released November 2012)

Colombia (Datos de 2009, Castellano, publicado en noviembre de 2012)

 

Côte dIvoire
English, 2008 ENV: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Français, 2008 ENV: [Document] [Tableur saisie donnés et son document]

 

Dominican Republic (2007 data, English, released November 2010)

República Dominicana (Datos de 2007, Castellano, publicado en noviembre de 2010)

 

Ecuador (2013/14 data, English, released November 2015)

Ecuador (Datos de 2013/14, Castellano, publicado en noviembre de 2015)

Ecuador (2005/6 data, English, released December 2008)

Ecuador (Datos de 2005/6, Castellano, publicado en diciembre de 2008)

Egypt
[Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

El Salvador
English [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Castellano [Figuras] [Hoja de cálculo de entrada de datos y su documentación]

 

Ethiopia (2010 data, English, released June 2016)

ኢትዮጵያ (2010 ውሂብ, አማርኛ, 2016 ሰኔ ከእስር)

Ethiopia (2004 data, English, released April 2009)

 

Fiji
English [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

 

Ghana (2012 data, English, released March 2015)

Ghana (2005 data, English, released March 2010)

 

Guatemala (2006 data, English, released May 2010)

Guatemala (Datos de 2006, Castellano, publicado en mayo de 2010)

 

Haiti (2012 data, English, released June 2016)

Haiti (donneés de 2012, français, publié juin 2016)

Haiti (2001 data, English, released October 2006)

 

Honduras (2007 data, English, released May 2010)

Honduras (Datos de 2007, Castellano, publicado en mayo de 2010)

 

India (2011/12 data, English, released May 2016)

India (2009/10 data, English, released May 2012)

India (2005/6 data, English, released July 2008)

India (2003 data, English, released January 2007)

 

Indonesia (2010 data, English, released December 2012)

Indonesia (2007 data, English, released April 2009)

 

Jordan
English: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Arabic: [Scorecard and look-up table] (translated by Grameen Foundation)

 

Kenya (2005/6 data, English, released March 2011)

Kenya (1997 data, English, released August 2008)

 

Kyrgyz Republic
English: 2012 KIHS: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Русский: 2012 KIHS [документ] translated by Nagima Kulbaeva, Liliya Isambaeva, and Oksana Kovalenko.

 

Madagascar (2010 data, English, released February 2015)

Madagascar (Donneés de 2010, français, publié le 13 février 2016)

 

Malawi (2010/11 data, English, released August 2015)

Malawi (2004/5 data, English, released February 2011)

 

Mali (2001 data, English, 2005 PPP poverty lines, released January 2010)

Mali (2001 data, English, 1993 PPP poverty lines, released July 2008)

Mali (donneés de 2001, français, seuils de pauvreté de 1993 PPA, publié septembre 2008)

 

Mexico (2008 data, English, released August 2009)

México (Datos de 2008, Castellano, publicado en agosto de 2009)

Mexico (2006 data, English, released July 2009)

México (Datos de 2006, Castellano, publicado en julio de 2009)

Mexico (2002 data, English, released November 2006)

México (Datos de 2002, Castellano, publicado en febrero de 2006)

 

Mongolia (2014 data, English, released June 2016)

Монгол улс (2014 оны дата, Монгол хэл дээр, 2016 оны 6 сард нийтлэв)
 

Morocco

English, 2007 ENNVM: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Français, 2007 ENNVM: [Document] [Tableur saisie donnés et son document]

Arabic, 2007 ENNVM: [Scorecard and look-up table] [Interviewer Guide] (translated by Grameen Jameel) (log-in required)

English, 1998/9 ENNVM: [Paper]

Arabic, 1998/9 ENNVM: : [Scorecard and look-up table (translated by Grameen Foundation)]

 

Mozambique (2008 data, English, released July 2013)

Moçambique (dados de 2008, Português, lançado em julho de 2013)

 

Myanmar (2009/10 data, English, released July 2012)

Myanmar (009/10 data myarr, 2012 hkunhaitjuulinel ponenhaiut htoteway)

 

Namibia
English, 2009/10 HIES: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

 

Nepal
English, 2010 NLSS: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Nepali, 2010 NLSS: [Scorecard] [Guidelines to Interpretation of Indicators] (translated by Grameen Foundation)

English, 2003/4 NLSS: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Nepali, 2003/4 NLSS: [Scorecard] (translated by Plan International)

 

Nicaragua (2009 data, English, released January 2013)

Nicaragua (Datos de 2009, Castellano, publicado en enero de 2013)

Nicaragua (2005 data, English, released June 2010)

Nicaragua (Datos de 2005, Castellano, publicado en junio de 2010)

 

Niger
English, 2007/8 ENBCM: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Français, 2007/8 ENBCM: [Document] [Tableur saisie donnés et son document]

 

Nigeria (2012 data, English, released June 2015)

Nigeria (2003 data, English, released October 2008)

 

Pakistan (2005/6 data, English, released September 2009)

Pakistan (2001 data, English, released November 2006)

 

Palestine (West Bank and Gaza Strip)
2011 PECS [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

2007 PECS [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

2005 PECS [Paper]

 

Paraguay
English [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Castellano [Figuras] [Hoja de cálculo de entrada de datos y su documentación]

 

Peru (2010 data, English, released December 2012)

El Perú (Datos de 2010, Castellano, publicado en diciembre de 2010)

Peru (2007 data, English, released March 2009)

El Perú (Datos de 2007, Castellano, publicado en marzo de 2009)

Peru (2003 data, English, released May 2008)

El Perú (Datos de 2003, Castellano, publicado en mayo de 2008)

 

Philippines (2009 data, English, released June 2014)

Philippines (2004 data, English, released February 2013)

Philippines (2002 data, English, released April 2008)

Romania
[Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Russia
English: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Русский: [Cкоркард и таблицы] [Ввода данных программного обеспечения]

 

Rwanda (2010/11 data, English, released April 2016)

Rwanda (2010/11 amakurushingiro, Kinyarwanda, gutangazwa Mata 2016)

Rwanda (2005/6 data, English, released November 2010)

Rwanda (Donneés de 2005/6, français, publié novembre 2010)

 

Senegal
English: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Français: [Document traduit par Grameen Foundation] [Carte et tableaux] [Tableur saisie donnés et son document]

 

Sierra Leone
[Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

 

South Africa
[Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

 

Sri Lanka (2006/7 data, English, released July 2010)

 

Syria
[Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

 

Tajikistan
[Paper]

 

Tanzania (2011 data, English, released July 2016)

Tanzania (2011 data, Kiswahili, iliyotolewa Julai 2016)

Tanzania (2007 data, English, released December 2013)

 

Timor-Leste
English: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Tetun: [Livru rejistu] [Software hatama dadus nian, tradus husi Domingos Lopes Antunes]

 

Uganda (2012 data, English, released June 2015)

Uganda (2009 data, English, released September 2011)

 

Vietnam
English, 2006 VHLSS: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

English, 2004 VHLSS: [Paper] [Presentation] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Tiếng Việt, 2006 VHLSS: [Data-entry software] [Tài lieu cho phân mêm nhap d lieu] [Scorecard] (translated by Plan International)

Tiếng Việt, 2004 VHLSS: [Presentation] [Data-entry software] [Tài lieu cho phân mêm nhap d lieu]

Yemen
English: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Arabic: [Scorecard and look-up table (translated by Grameen Foundation)]

 

Zambia
English: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

 

Credit Scoring for SMEs (Top)

Credit Scorecards for SME Finance: The Process of Improving Risk Measurement and Management? (by Dean Caire, April 2009)
[Paper]
 

Credit Scoring: Is It Right for Your Bank? (by Dean Caire, February 2003)
[Paper]

Building Credit Scorecards for Small Business Lending in Developing Markets (by Dean Caire, November 2004)
[Paper]

 

Credit Scoring for Leasing (by Dean Caire, August 2005)
[Paper]
 

Outreach and Sustainability (Top)

A Framework for the Analysis of the Performance and Sustainability of Subsidized Microfinance Organizations with Application to BancoSol of Bolivia and to Grameen Bank of Bangladesh (December 1997)
[Paper complete] [Paper condensed]

 

Development Finance Institutions: Measuring Their Subsidy (1999)

English [Paper] [Book]

Chinese: [Book]

A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of the Grameen Bank of Bangladesh (June 2001)
[Paper]

Aspects of Outreach: A Framework for the Discussion of the Social Benefits of Microfinance (June 1999)
English: [Paper]

Castellano: [Documento]

 

Microfinance and the Poorest of the Poor: Theory and Evidence From Bolivia (October 1999)
English: [Paper]

Castellano: [Documento]

 

BancoSol: The Challenge of Growth for Microfinance Organizations (August 1996)
English: [Paper]

Castellano: [Documento]

Français: [Document]

Seven Aspects of Loan Size (October 2001)
[Paper]

Microfinance for Microenterprise: A Source Book for Donors (November 2001)
English: [Paper]

Castellano: [Documento]

Audit Sampling Microfinance Portfolio-at-Risk (April 2001)
English: [Paper] [Traditional sampling spreadsheet] [Needle-in-a-haystack sampling spreadsheet]

Français: [Document]

Microfinance Market Niches and Client Profiles in Bolivia (December 1996)
[Paper]

Apex Organizations and the Growth of Microfinance in Bolivia (September 1998)
[Paper] [Response by Hans Dellien for FundaPro]

Program Costs for Individual Development Accounts: Final Figures from CAPTC in Tulsa (March 2004)
[Paper]

Cost-Effectiveness in Individual Development Accounts (April 2005)

[Paper]

What Do Individual Development Accounts Cost? The First Three Years at CAPTC (January 2002)
[Paper]

Resources Used to Produce IDAs in the First Two Years of ADD at CAPTC (August 2000)
[Paper] [Comment by Michael Sherraden]

Ways Donors Can Help the Evolution of Sustainable Microfinance Organizations (August 2000)
[Paper] [Response by Woller, Dunford, and Woodworth]

The Subsidy Dependence Index and Recent Attempts to Adjust It (February 1999)
[Paper]

A Framework For Measuring the Performance and Sustainability of Subsidised Development Finance Institutions (January 1999)
[Paper] [Response by Woller, Dunford, and Woodworth]

Thinking about the Performance and Sustainability of Microfinance Organizations (August 1996)
[Paper] [Response by Woller, Dunford, and Woodworth]

Dominican Republic: Analysis of the Clients of FondoMicro (June 1995)
[Paper]
 

Individual Development Accounts (IDAs) (Top)

Women, Microfinance, and Savings: Lessons and Proposals (January 2002)
English: [Paper]

Castellano: [Documento]

Français: [Document] [Résumé par Wampfler] 

 

Asset Accumulation in Low-Resource Households: Evidence from IDAs (June 2003)
English: [Paper]

Français: [Document]

Match Rates, Individual Development Accounts, and Saving by the Poor (October 2004)
[Paper]

Asset-Building for Microenterprise through Matched Savings in Low-Income Countries (December 2004)
[Paper]

Savings and Asset Accumulation in IDAs (ADD Report 2001) (January 2001)
[Report]

Asset-Building in Rural Areas (2005)
[Report]

Saving Performance in the American Dream Demonstration: Final Report (October 2002)
[Report]

A Framework of Asset-Accumulation Stages and Strategies (October 2001)
[Paper]

Drop-Out from Individual Development Accounts: Prediction and Prevention (October 2004)
[Paper]

Saving in ADD: Measures from MIS IDA (November 2005)
[Paper]

Measuring Saving (April 2004)
[Paper]

Income, Institutions, and Saving Performance in Individual Development Accounts (June 2003)
[Paper]

Saving and Asset-Accumulation Strategies Used by Low-Income Individuals (September 2000)
[Paper]

A Framework for Financial Benefit-Cost Analysis of IDAs (May 2000)
[Paper]

Program Costs for Individual Development Accounts: Final Figures from CAPTC in Tulsa (March 2004)
[Paper]

Cost-Effectiveness in Individual Development Accounts (April 2005)

[Paper]

What Do Individual Development Accounts Cost? The First Three Years at CAPTC (January 2002)
[Paper]

Resources Used to Produce IDAs in the First Two Years of the Experimental Program of ADD at CAPTC (August 2000)
[Paper] [Comment by Michael Sherraden]

Saving, IDA Programs, and Effects of IDAs: A Survey of Participants (January 2001)
[Paper]

Financial Education and Savings Outcomes in IDAs (June 2001)
[Paper]

Savings Patterns in IDA Programs (ADD Report 2000) (January 2000)
[Report]

 

Microenterprise in the United States (Top)

Microenterprise in the First and Third Worlds (June 2001)
English: [Paper] [Review]

Français: [Résumé]

Replicating Microfinance in the United States: Opportunities and Challenges (May 2001)
[Paper]

Self-Employment, Microenterprise, and the Poorest (June 1999)
[Paper]

Lessons for Microenterprise Programs from a Fresh Look at the Unemployment Insurance Self-Employment Demonstration (June 1999)
[Paper]

Evaluation and Microenterprise Programs (August 2001)
[Paper]

Support for Microenterprise as Asset-Building: Concepts, Good Practices, and Measurement (April 2004)
[Paper]
  

RoSCAs and informal finance (Top )

Women, Microfinance, and Savings: Lessons and Proposals (January 2002)
English: [Paper]

Castellano: [Documento]

Français: [Document] [Résumé par Wampfler] 

Informal Finance and the Design of Microfinance (November 2000)
[Paper]

Formal RoSCAs in Argentina (June 1999)
[Paper]

Predicting Creditworthiness With Publicly Observable Characteristics: Evidence From ASCRAs and RoSCAs in the Gambia (1998)
[Paper] [Gauss program for marginal effects in bivariate Probit]
 

Discrimination (Top )

Women, Microfinance, and Savings: Lessons and Proposals (January 2002)
English: [Paper]

Castellano: [Documento]

Français: [Document] [Résumé par Wampfler] 

Discrimination in Installment Lending by Retailers of Consumer Durables In Apartheid South Africa (1996)
[Paper]

Automatic deposits, payments, and the ‘unbanked' (1997)
[Paper]
 

Rural microfinance (Top )

Rural Microfinance in Argentina after the Tequila Crisis (2004)
[Paper]

 

From Urban to Rural: Lessons for Microfinance from Argentina (June 2001)
English: [Paper]

Castellano: [Documento]

Seven Aspects of Loan Size (October 2001)
[Paper]

Choices by Poor Households when the Interest Rate for Deposits Differs from the Interest Rate for Loans (April 1998)
[Paper]

Microfinance, Regulation, and Uncollateralized Loans to Small Producers in Argentina (February 2001)
[Paper]

Notes on Methods Used in a Survey of Rural Clients of Financiera Calpiá en El Salvador (August 1998)
[Paper]

Notes on Basic Features of the Rural Borrowers of Financiera Calpiá in El Salvador (June 1999)
[Paper]
 

General Economics (Top )

Meta-Rules (June 2001)
[Paper]

Evidence of Shifts in Tastes for Meats in the United States (June 1995)
[Paper]

SpeedView: An 80-Column Preview Program for SpeedScript (1987)
[Paper]


Afghanistan (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:
Afghanistan (2007 data, English, released January 2012)

 

Angola (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:
Angola: (2008 data, English, released April 2015)

Português: [Documento]

 

Argentina (Top)

Rural Microfinance in Argentina after the Tequila Crisis (2004)
[Paper]

 

From Urban to Rural: Lessons for Microfinance from Argentina (June 2001)
English: [Paper]

Castellano: [Documento]

Microfinance, Regulation, and Uncollateralized Loans to Small Producers in Argentina (February 2001)
[Paper]

Formal RoSCAs in Argentina (June 1999)
[Paper]
 

Bangladesh (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:
Bangladesh (2010 data, English, released March 2013)

Bengali/Bangla, 2010 data: [Scorecard and look-up table] translated by Grameen Foundation (log-in required)

Bangladesh (2005 data, English, released April 2008)

Bengali/Bangla, 2005 data: [Scorecard] (translated by Plan International)

Bangladesh (2000 data, English, released September 2006)

A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of the Grameen Bank of Bangladesh (June 2001)
[Paper]

A Framework for the Analysis of the Performance and Sustainability of Subsidized Microfinance Organizations With Application to BancoSol of Bolivia and to Grameen Bank of Bangladesh (December 1997)
[Paper complete] [Paper condensed]

Estimating the Number of Microfinance Clients Who Crossed $1/Day in 1990–2006: An Example Using Survey Data for Grameen Bank and BRAC (April 2012)
[Paper]


Benin (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:
Benin (2010 data, English, released April 2012)

Benin (Donneés de 2010, français, publié avril 2012)

 

Bolivia (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:
Bolivia (2013 data, English, released December 2015)

Bolivia (Datos de 2013, Castellano, publicado en diciembre de 2015)

Bolivia (2007 data, English, released December 2009)

Bolivia (Datos de 2007, Castellano, publicado en diciembre de 2009)

Bolivia (2002 data, English, released March 2007)

 

Credit Scoring for Microfinance: Can It Work? (November 2000)
English: [Paper]

Castellano: [Documento]

 

A Scoring Model of the Risk of Costly Arrears at a Microfinance Lender in Bolivia (April 2004)
English: [Paper]

Castellano: [Documento]

 

Scoring Drop-Out at a Microlender in Bolivia (July 2001)
English: [Paper]

Castellano: [Documento]

 

Aspects of Outreach: A Framework for the Discussion of the Social Benefits of Microfinance (June 1999)
English: [Paper]

Castellano: [Documento]

 

Microfinance and the Poorest of the Poor: Theory and Evidence From Bolivia (October 1999)
English: [Paper]

Castellano: [Documento]

A Framework for the Analysis of the Performance and Sustainability of Subsidized Microfinance Organizations With Application to BancoSol of Bolivia and to Grameen Bank of Bangladesh (December 1997)
[Paper complete] [Paper condensed]

BancoSol: The Challenge of Growth for Microfinance Organizations (August 1996)
English: [Paper]

Castellano: [Documento]

Français: [Document]

Apex Organizations and the Growth of Microfinance in Bolivia (September 1998)
[Paper] [Response by Hans Dellien for FundaPro]

Microfinance Market Niches and Client Profiles in Bolivia (December 1996)
[Paper]
 

Bosnia and Herzegovina (Top)

The Simple Poverty Scorecard®: Lessons from a Microlender in Bosnia-Herzegovina (December 2004)
English: [Short paper] [Long paper]

Castellano: [Documento]

 

 

Brazil (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

Brazil (2008 data, English, released March 2010)

Brasil (dados de 2008, Português, lançado em março de 2010)

 

Audit Sampling Microfinance Portfolio-at-Risk (April 2001)
English: [Paper] [Traditional sampling spreadsheet] [Needle-in-a-haystack sampling spreadsheet]

Français: [Document]

 

Burkina Faso (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

Burkina Faso (2010 data, English, released May 2011)

Burkina Faso (Donneés de 2003, français, publié mai 2011)

 

Cambodia (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

Cambodia (2011 data, English, released February 2015)

Cambodia (2004 data, English, released December 2009)

 

Cameroon (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

English, 2007 ECAM: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Français, 2007 ECAM: [Document] [Tableur saisie donnés et son document]

 

China (Top)

The Expert-Based Simple Poverty Scorecard® for Rural China (May 2012)
English: [Paper]

 

Colombia (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

Colombia (2009 data, English, released November 2012)

Colombia (Datos de 2009, Castellano, publicado en noviembre de 2012)

 

Credit Scoring for Microfinance: Can It Work? (November 2001)
English: [Paper]

Castellano: [Documento]

 

Côte d’Ivoire (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

English, 2008 ENV: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Français, 2008 ENV: [Document] [Tableur saisie donnés et son document]


Dominican Republic (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

Dominican Republic (2007 data, English, released November 2010)

República Dominicana (Datos de 2007, Castellano, publicado en noviembre de 2010)

 

Dominican Republic: Analysis of the Clients of FondoMicro (June 1995)
[Paper]

 

Credit Scoring for Microfinance: Can It Work? (November 2000)
English: [Paper]

Castellano: [Documento]

 

Ecuador (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

Ecuador (2013/14 data, English, released November 2015)

Ecuador (Datos de 2013/14, Castellano, publicado en noviembre de 2015)

Ecuador (2005/6 data, English, released December 2008)

Ecuador (Datos de 2005/6, Castellano, publicado en diciembre de 2008)

 

Egypt (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

[Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

 

El Salvador (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

English [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Castellano [Figuras] [Hoja de cálculo de entrada de datos y su documentación]

Notes on Methods Used in a Survey of Rural Clients of Financiera Calpiá en El Salvador (August 1998)
[Paper]

Notes on Basic Features of the Rural Borrowers of Financiera Calpiá in El Salvador (June 1999)
[Paper]
 

Ethiopia (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

Ethiopia (2010 data, English, released June 2016)

ኢትዮጵያ (2010 ውሂብ, አማርኛ, 2016 ሰኔ ከእስር)

Ethiopia (2004 data, English, released April 2009)

 

Fiji (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

English [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

 

The Gambia (Top)

Predicting Creditworthiness With Publicly Observable Characteristics: Evidence From ASCRAs and RoSCAs in the Gambia (1998)
[Paper] [Gauss program for marginal effects in bivariate Probit]

 

Ghana (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

Ghana (2012 data, English, released March 2015)

Ghana (2005 data, English, released March 2010)

 

 

Guatemala (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

Guatemala (2006 data, English, released May 2010)

Guatemala (Datos de 2006, Castellano, publicado en mayo de 2010)

 

 

Haiti (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

Haiti (2012 data, English, released June 2016)

Haiti (donneés de 2012, français, publié juin 2016)

Haiti (2001 data, English, released October 2006)

 

Measuring poverty of microfinance clients in Haiti (Sept. 2006, by Rob Fuller)

[Paper]

 

Honduras (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

Honduras (2007 data, English, released May 2010)

Honduras (Datos de 2007, Castellano, publicado en mayo de 2010)

India (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

India (2011/12 data, English, released May 2016)

India (2009/10 data, English, released May 2012)

India (2005/6 data, English, released July 2008)

India (2003 data, English, released January 2007)

 

Is One Simple Poverty Scorecard Enough for India? (August 2006)
[Paper]

 

Indonesia (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

Indonesia (2010 data, English, released December 2012)

Indonesia (2007 data, English, released April 2009)

Jordan (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

English: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Arabic: [Scorecard and look-up table] (translated by Grameen Foundation)

 

Kenya (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

Kenya (2005/6 data, English, released March 2011)

Kenya (1997 data, English, released August 2008)

Kyrgyz_Republic (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

English: 2012 KIHS: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Русский: 2012 KIHS [документ] translated by Nagima Kulbaeva, Liliya Isambaeva, and Oksana Kovalenko.

 

Madagascar (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

Madagascar (2010 data, English, released February 2015)

Madagascar (Donneés de 2010, français, publié le 13 février 2016)

Malagasy, 2010 EPM: [Paper]

 

Malawi (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

Malawi (2010/11 data, English, released August 2015)

Malawi (2004/5 data, English, released February 2011)

 

Mali (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

Mali (2001 data, English, 2005 PPP poverty lines, released January 2010)

Mali (2001 data, English, 1993 PPP poverty lines, released July 2008)

Mali (donneés de 2001, français, seuils de pauvreté de 1993 PPA, publié septembre 2008)

 

 

Mexico (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

Mexico (2008 data, English, released August 2009)

México (Datos de 2008, Castellano, publicado en agosto de 2009)

Mexico (2006 data, English, released July 2009)

México (Datos de 2006, Castellano, publicado en julio de 2009)

Mexico (2002 data, English, released November 2006)

México (Datos de 2002, Castellano, publicado en febrero de 2006)

 

 

Mongolia (Top)

Mongolia (2014 data, English, released June 2016)

Монгол улс (2014 оны дата, Монгол хэл дээр, 2016 оны 6 сард нийтлэв)
 

 

Morocco (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

English, 2007 ENNVM: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Français, 2007 ENNVM: [Document] [Tableur saisie donnés et son document]

Arabic, 2007 ENNVM: [Scorecard and look-up table] [Interviewer Guide] (translated by Grameen Jameel) (log-in required)

English, 1998/9 ENNVM: [Paper]

Arabic, 1998/9 ENNVM: : [Scorecard and look-up table] (translated by Grameen Foundation)

 

Mozambique (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

Mozambique (2008 data, English, released July 2013)

Moçambique (dados de 2008, Português, lançado em julho de 2013)

 

Myanmar (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

Myanmar (2009/10 data, English, released July 2012)

Myanmar (009/10 data myarr, 2012 hkunhaitjuulinel ponenhaiut htoteway)

 

Namibia (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

English, 2009/10 HIES: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

 

Nepal (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

English, 2010 NLSS: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Nepali, 2010 NLSS: [Scorecard] [Guidelines to Interpretation of Indicators] (translated by Grameen Foundation)

English, 2003/4 NLSS: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Nepali, 2003/4 NLSS: [Scorecard] (translated by Plan International)

 

Nicaragua (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

Nicaragua (2009 data, English, released January 2013)

Nicaragua (Datos de 2009, Castellano, publicado en enero de 2013)

Nicaragua (2005 data, English, released June 2010)

Nicaragua (Datos de 2005, Castellano, publicado en junio de 2010)

 

Niger (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

English, 2007/8 ENBCM: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Français, 2007/8 ENBCM: [Document] [Tableur saisie donnés et son document]

 

Nigeria (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

Nigeria (2012 data, English, released June 2015)

Nigeria (2003 data, English, released October 2008)

 

Pakistan (Top)

 

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

Pakistan (2005/6 data, English, released September 2009)

Pakistan (2001 data, English, released November 2006)

 

Palestine (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

2011 PECS [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

2007 PECS [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

2005 PECS [Paper]

 

Paraguay (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

English [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Castellano [Figuras] [Hoja de cálculo de entrada de datos y su documentación]

 

Peru (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

Peru (2010 data, English, released December 2012)

El Perú (Datos de 2010, Castellano, publicado en diciembre de 2010)

Peru (2007 data, English, released March 2009)

El Perú (Datos de 2007, Castellano, publicado en marzo de 2009)

Peru (2003 data, English, released May 2008)

El Perú (Datos de 2003, Castellano, publicado en mayo de 2008)

 

Philippines (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

Philippines (2009 data, English, released June 2014)

Philippines (2004 data, English, released February 2013)

Philippines (2002 data, English, released April 2008)

 

Romania (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

[Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

 

 

Russia (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

English: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Русский: [Cкоркард и таблицы] [Ввода данных программного обеспечения]

 

Rwanda (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

Rwanda (2010/11 data, English, released April 2016)

Rwanda (2010/11 amakurushingiro, Kinyarwanda, gutangazwa Mata 2016)

Rwanda (2005/6 data, English, released November 2010)

Rwanda (Donneés de 2005/6, français, publié novembre 2010)

 

Senegal (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

English: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Français: [Document traduit par Grameen Foundation] [Carte et tableaux] [Tableur saisie donnés et son document]

 

Sierra Leone (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

[Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

 

 

South Africa (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

[Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

 

Discrimination in Installment Lending by Retailers of Consumer Durables In Apartheid South Africa (1996)
[Paper]
 

 

Sri Lanka (Top)

 

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

Sri Lanka (2006/7 data, English, released July 2010)

 

 

Syria (Top)

 

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

English: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

 

 

Tajikistan (Top)

 

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

[Paper]

 

 

Tanzania (Top)

 

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

Tanzania (2011 data, English, released July 2016)

Tanzania (2011 data, Kiswahili, iliyotolewa Julai 2016)

Tanzania (2007 data, English, released December 2013)

 

 

Timor-Leste (Top)

 

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

English: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Tetun: [Livru rejistu] [Software hatama dadus nian, tradus husi Domingos Lopes Antunes]

 

 

Uganda (Top)

 

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

Uganda (2012 data, English, released June 2015)

Uganda (2009 data, English, released September 2011)

 

United States of America (Top)

Match Rates, Individual Development Accounts, and Saving by the Poor (October 2004)
[Paper]

Savings and Asset Accumulation in IDAs (ADD Report 2001) (January 2001)
[Report]

Microenterprise in the First and Worlds (June 2001)
English: [Paper] [Review]

Français: [Résumé]

Self-Employment, Microenterprise, and the Poorest (June 1999)
[Paper]

Lessons for Microenterprise Programs from a Fresh Look at the Unemployment Insurance Self-Employment Demonstration (June 1999)
[Paper]

Replicating Microfinance in the United States: Opportunities and Challenges (May 2001)
[Paper]

Asset Accumulation in Low-Resource Households: Evidence from IDAs (June 2003)
English: [Paper]

Français: [Document]

Drop-out from Individual Development Accounts: Prediction and Prevention (January 2002)
[Paper]

Measuring Saving (April 2004)
[Paper]

Asset-Building in Rural Areas (2005)
[Report]

A Framework of Asset-Accumulation Stages and Strategies (October 2001)
[Paper]

Saving and Asset-Accumulation Strategies Used by Low-Income Individuals (September 2000)
[Paper]

Saving Performance in the American Dream Demonstration: Final Report (October 2002)
[Report]

Income, Institutions, and Saving Performance in Individual Development Accounts (June 2003)
[Paper]

A Framework for Financial Benefit-Cost Analysis of IDAs (May 2000)
[Paper]

Program Costs for Individual Development Accounts: Final Figures from CAPTC in Tulsa (March 2004)
[Paper]

Cost-Effectiveness in Individual Development Accounts (April 2005)

[Paper]

What Do Individual Development Accounts Cost? The First Three Years at CAPTC (January 2002)
[Paper]

Resources Used to Produce IDAs in the First Two Years of ADD at CAPTC (August 2000)
[Paper] [Comment by Michael Sherraden]

Evaluation and Microenterprise Programs (August 2001)
[Paper]

Financial Education and Savings Outcomes in IDAs (June 2001)
[Paper]

Saving, IDA Programs, and Effects of IDAs: A Survey of Participants (January 2001)
[Paper]

Support for Microenterprise as Asset-Building: Concepts, Good Practices, and Measurement (April 2004)
[Paper]

Savings Patterns in IDA Programs (ADD Report 2000) (January 2000)
[Report]

Automatic deposits, payments, and the ‘unbanked' (1997)
[Paper]

 

Vietnam (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

English, 2006 VHLSS: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

English, 2004 VHLSS: [Paper] [Presentation] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Tiếng Việt, 2006 VHLSS: [Data-entry software] [Tài lieu cho phân mêm nhap d lieu] [Scorecard] (translated by Plan International)

Tiếng Việt, 2004 VHLSS: [Presentation] [Data-entry software] [Tài lieu cho phân mêm nhap d lieu]

 

Yemen (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

English: [Paper] [Data-entry software and its documentation]

Arabic: [Scorecard and look-up table (translated by Grameen Foundation)]

 

Zambia (Top)

Simple Poverty Scorecard®:

Zambia (2010 data, English, released March 2013)

 



Links (Top )

Request to be linked.

Center for Social Development, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St. Louis
Rural Finance Group, Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics, The Ohio State University

ENTERWeb, Jean-Claude Lorin

Microfinance Gateway, CGAP
Virtual Library on Microcredit with microfinance bibliography, Hari Srinivas
 



Addresses (Top)

Mark Schreiner, Director
Microfinance Risk Management, L.L.C.
mark@microfinance.com
http://www.microfinance.com

2441 Tracy Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64108-2935, U.S.A.
 

Office telephone: +1 (816) 359-3545 (GMT minus 6 hours)
Home telephone: +1 (816) 474-3115 (GMT minus 6 hours)
 

Senior Scholar, Center for Social Development
Washington University in St. Louis
Campus Box 1196, One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130-4899, U.S.A.