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Instytucje mikrofinansowe na rynku usług finansowych
Microfinance institutions on the financial services market

Author(s): Agnieszka Alińska
Subject(s): Economy
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Ekonomicznego we Wrocławiu
Keywords: microfinance;financial services;

Summary/Abstract: The development of alternative service market is a supplement to the existing products and services offer of banks and influences the implementation of completely new types and categories of services provided by players aside the classical banking sector. One of that alternative sectors providing financial services is microfinance. The analysis of international experience and the assessment of the microfinance sector impact on functioning and internal organization of the financial, economic and social system of the country indicates, that there are numerous examples of activities of institutions, that may be eligible for the category of microfinance institutions and the services supplied by them become more and more popular and are appreciated. The purpose of this publication is to present the nature and significance of the microfinance on the market of financial services through the identification of the main types of services and their channels of distribution.

  • Issue Year: 2017
  • Issue No: 478
  • Page Range: 24-36
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: Polish