IMTFI's First Annual Conference for Funded Researchers

November 4-6, 2009

Conference Program


Day 2: November 5th, 2009

Local Money Systems: Financial Inclusion and Reduction of Poverty

Marco Crocco, Federal University of Minas Gerais - Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil


Making Good Money: Microcredit, Commercial Financing, and Social Regulation in Paraguay's Tri-Border Area

Caroline Schuster, University of Chicago - Chicago, IL


Tabula Rasa? Conceptions of Microfinance in Juba, Sudan

Crystal Murphy Morgan, University of California, Irvine


Financial Inclusion via Branchless Banking: What do we know about low-income consumers so far

Mark Pickens, Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP)


Follow the Bean: Navigating Value Exchange and Vulnerability with Farmers and their Stakeholders

Melissa Cliver, Financial Alliance for Sustainable Trade (FAST) - Montreal, Quebec


A Study on M-finance and Consumption Smoothening among the Poor with Irregular Income Streams

Harsha de Silva, LIRNEasia - Columbo, Sri Lanka


Managing Risks: What Poor Households in Yogyakarta do to smooth their consumption?

Catur Sugiyanto, Sri Yani Kusumastuti, and Duddy Donna

Universitas Gadja Mada - Yogyakarta, Indonesia