Microfinance in Thailand: the Biggest Microlender of Them All

January 1, 2013

The Economist: Schumpeter Blog

CFSP Faculty Director Robert M. Townsend and seed grant recipient Joseph Kaboski were featured in The Economist 's Schumpeter blog for their work on microfinance in Thailand. The article highlights their findings regarding households’ behavior after receiving microloans. Townsend and Kaboski presented these findings in their 2011 paper, A Structural Evaluation of a Large-Scale Quasi-Experimental Microfinance Initiative.