Microfinance Yields Mixed Results in Thailand

June 15, 2012

Notre Dame News

CFSP Faculty Director Robert M. Townsend of MIT and fellow economist Joseph Kaboski of University of Notre Dame were featured in Notre Dame News for their research on microfinance programs in Thailand. Using data from the Townsend Thai Project, the article notes, Townsend and Kaboski found that microfinance programs yield mixed results for participants. Townsend and Kaboski’s paper highlighting their findings was published in Econometrica.