Microfinance in Myanmar

unleashing the potential

Sean Turnell*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Th is chapter explores the current state of microfi nance in Myanmar, looks at the legal framework that has allowed its expansion and shaped its form, and critiques the factors that continue to hold it back. Along the way recommendations are off ered to advance microfi nance in ways that will expand fi nancial inclusion in Myanmar and, as a consequence, contribute to achieving sustainable and inclusive economic development more broadly.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Business of transition
Subtitle of host publicationlaw reform, development and economics in Myanmar
EditorsMelissa Crouch
Place of PublicationCambridge, UK
PublisherCambridge University Press
Pages122-147
Number of pages26
ISBN (Electronic)9781108236737
ISBN (Print)9781108416832
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 26 Oct 2017

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Turnell, S. (2017). Microfinance in Myanmar: unleashing the potential. In M. Crouch (Ed.), The Business of transition: law reform, development and economics in Myanmar (pp. 122-147). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108236737.006