Microfinance and Affordable Credit

2020

  • Scaling up the UK personal lending CDFI sector: from £20m to £200m in lending by 2027. Full report

2019 

  • Levers for Scaling UMicrofinance – The Case of the UK. Research paper 

2017 

  • What’s So Social About Social Return on Investment? A Critique of Quantitative Social Accounting Approaches Drawing on Experiences of International Microfinance. Research paper. Access: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/40732/

2016 

  • Funding Devolution: Lessons from Germany, the US and the Industrial Revolution. Article. Available at: https://bit.ly/2PyjcEV

2015 

  • The impact of crowdfunding on European microfinanceResearch paper 
  • UK is leading the way in P2P lending. Research paper 

2014 

  • The effectiveness of self-regulation in microfinance – lessons for Europe. Research paper 
  • Towards an architecture of microcredit regulation – the case of the European Code of Good Conduct. Research paper 

2013 

  • Methodology to monitor the implementation of the European Code of Good Conduct for Microcredit Provision – Evaluator methodology. Practitioner paper 
  • Methodology to monitor the implementation of the European Code of Good Conduct for Microcredit Provision – Provider guidelines. Practitioner paper 

2011 

  • The European Code of Good Conduct for Microcredit Provision. Practitioner paper 

2010 

  • The social impact of UK microfinance. Summary report
    • Measuring the impact of EU microfinance. Lessons from the field. Research paper  
  • CDFI Literature Review [part of Evaluation of Community Development Finance Institutions (CDFIs)]. Full report 

2009 

  • Developing models for delivering insurance through CDFIs – Opportunities and risks. Summary report 
    • Developing models for delivering insurance through CDFIs – Opportunities and risks. Full report 
      Developing models for delivering insurance through CDFIs – Opportunities and risks. Appendices 
  • Can MFIs in Western Europe be Sustainable? Research paper 
  • Reflections and Observations on the US CDFI Sector – A Report on a Study Trip to the US. Full report 

2008 

  • Measuring Sustainability – UK CDFIs. Summary report. 
    • Lloyds TSB Operational Sustainability Research Project. Full report 
  • Making European microfinance more sustainable – lessons from Britain. Research paper 

2004 

  • Community Finance Initiatives: A Policy Success Story Research paper