Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Economic Development in Palanpur over Five Decades$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Peter Lanjouw and Nicholas Stern

Print publication date: 1998

Print ISBN-13: 9780198288329

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0198288328.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see http://www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 19 August 2018

Credit *

Credit *

Chapter:
(p.506) Chapter 9 Credit*
Source:
Economic Development in Palanpur over Five Decades
Author(s):

Jean Drèze (Contributor Webpage)

Peter Lanjouw (Contributor Webpage)

Naresh Sharma

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0198288328.003.0009

This chapter studies the credit market in Palanpur. Credit sources in the village are analysed and it is shown that the market in Palanpur is highly segmented. Both public and private sources of credit are studied, and it is shown that even within these broad categories, segmentation exists. Each segment of the credit market is studied in detail. The evolution and determination of interest rates are discussed. Access to credit by the poor is analysed and their dependence on moneylenders is documented. Findings are compared with those from other village studies in India.

Keywords:   access to credit, credit, interest rates, market segmentation, money lending

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .