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The impact of informal credit on household welfare: evidence from rural Ethiopia

Tonch, Habitamu Asifawu / Sohn, Wook

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dc.contributor.authorTonch, Habitamu Asifawu-
dc.contributor.authorSohn, Wook-
dc.date.available2021-02-01T05:07:23Z-
dc.date.available2021-02-01T05:07:28Z-
dc.date.created2021-02-01-
dc.date.issued2020-12-
dc.identifier.issn1350-4851-
dc.identifier.urihttps://archives.kdischool.ac.kr/handle/11125/41395-
dc.identifier.uri10.1080/13504851.2020.1854662-
dc.description.abstractThis study focuses on a credit-related informal risk-sharing mechanism and analyzes the effect of informal credit on household welfare. We use two-stage least squares regression to avoid the endogeneity problem and the Heckman correction procedure to remove possible self-selection bias. We find that informal credit is positively associated with welfare; each thousand Ethiopian Birr (approximately US$ 28) received in the form of informal credit improves the welfare expenditure of a household by approximately 4.3%.-
dc.languageEnglish-
dc.publisherChapman & Hall-
dc.titleThe impact of informal credit on household welfare: evidence from rural Ethiopia-
dc.typeArticle-
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationApplied Economics Letters-
dc.description.journalClass1-
dc.description.isOpenAccessN-
dc.identifier.wosid000597020500001-
dc.citation.titleApplied Economics Letters-
dc.contributor.affiliatedAuthorSohn, Wook-
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/13504851.2020.1854662-
dc.type.docTypeArticle; Early Access-
dc.subject.keywordPlusPanel-Data-
dc.subject.keywordPlusMicrofinance-
dc.subject.keywordPlusPoverty-
dc.subject.keywordAuthorInformal credit-
dc.subject.keywordAuthorhousehold welfare-
dc.subject.keywordAuthorrural Ethiopia-
dc.subject.keywordAuthorinstrumental variable-
dc.subject.keywordAuthorHeckman correction procedure-
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