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10 publications:

Journal Article | 2016

Gender composition and group dynamics: Evidence from a laboratory experiment with microfinance clients

Lars Ivar Oppedal Berge, Kartika Sari Juniwaty, Linda Helgesson Sekei (2016)
in Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization vol. 131 pp. 1-20
Journal Article | 2015

Human and financial capital for microenterprise development: Evidence from a field and lab experiment

Microenterprises constitute an important source of employment, and developing such enterprises is a key policy concern in most countries. But what is the most efficient tool for microenterprise development? We...
Lars Ivar Oppedal Berge, Kjetil Bjorvatn, Bertil Tungodden (2015)
in Management science vol. 61 no. 4 pp. 707-722
Book Chapter | 2014

When Per Diems Take Over: Training and Travel as Extra Pay

Weak access to basic services and poor framework conditions for the private sector impede development. Low-quality service provision for example in health, education, utility supply, industry regulation or law enforcement...
Ingvild Aagedal Skage, Tina Søreide, Arne Tostensen (2014)
in Tina Søreide, Aled Williams: Corruption, Grabbing and Development: Real World Challenges. Cheltenham and Northamption (MA): Edward Elgar Publishing
Journal Article | 2012

Business training in Tanzania: From research-driven experiment to local implementation

Field experiments documenting positive treatment effects have a strong policy message: scale up! However, such experiments are typically implemented under close supervision of the research group in charge of the...
Lars Ivar Oppedal Berge, Kjetil Bjorvatn, Kartika Sari Juniwaty and Bertil Tungodden (2012)
in Journal of African Economies vol. 21 no. 5 pp. 808-827
Journal Article | 2012

Business training in Tanzania: From research driven experiment to local implementation

Field experiments documenting positive treatment effects have a strong policy message: scale up! However, such experiments are typically implemented under close supervision of the research group in charge of the study. In contrast, scaling...
Lars Ivar Oppedal Berge, Kjetil Bjorvatn, Kartika Sari Juniwaty and Bertil Tungodden (2012)
in Journal of African Economies
Angola Brief | 2011

What makes a credit group tick? In-group favouritism among microfinance clients

Microcredit clients are often assigned to credit groups with joint liability for loans. But what makes a credit group work well? What credit groups are likely to generate the internal...
Ivar Kolstad, Arne Wiig (2011)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Angola Brief vol. 1 no. 7) 4 p.
Journal Article | 2010

Teaching business in Tanzania: Evaluating participation and performance

There is increased awareness that success among small-scale entrepreneurs in developing countries requires more than microfinance, and that an important limiting factor for business growth is the level of human...
Kjetil Bjorvatn and Bertil Tungodden (2010)
in Journal of the European Economic Association vol. 8 no. 2-3 pp. 561-570
CMI Working Paper | 2009

Teaching business in Tanzania: Evaluating participation and performance

There is increased awareness that success among small scale entrepreneurs in developing countries requires more than microfinance, and that an important limiting factor for business growth is the level of...
Kjetil Bjorvatn and Bertil Tungodden (2009)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2009: 9) 9 p.
Master's Thesis | 2007

A Religious NGO with Microfinance Programmes in Embu and Mbeere, Kenya: An Anthropological Study

Leah Wanjiku Junge (2007)
Master Thesis in Social Anthropology . Bergen : The University 170 p.
CMI Report | 1997

Repayment of old loans through new loans. Is cross-financing a problem for Grameen Bank?

This study analyses the problem and extent of cross-financing in the Grameen Bank system. The main finding is that cross-financing is rarely a problem. However, survey data indicate that long-term...
Karin Ask, Arne Wiig and Erland Sigvaldsen (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1997:5) 54 p.