Policies of Microcredit in Brazil : an analysis from the case of Community Development Banks (CDBs)
Revue du MAUSS permanente, 3 mars 2012 [en ligne].
Genauto Carvalho de França Filho, March 2012
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This paper places the current reality of Community Development Banks (CDBs) in the field of solidarity finance in Brazil, featuring the unique nature of their practices in relation to the policy context of microcredit in Brazil. It is explored the scope of such policies in their ability to respond the problem of access to credit in the context of the informal economy. Based on this general diagnosis, the paper assesses the potential and limits of such practices in the construction of a renewed agenda for addressing the issue of microcredit in Brazil.
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