Merging and Alternative Financial Markets

a?Assess the advantages and disadvantages of Microfinance provision in emerging economies. Does it offer a viable alternative to conventional banking or should it also be managed commercially.a?

Your presentation should investigate the following aspects of the question:

a? The role of traditional Microfinance Institutions in providing financial access;
a? Evidence of microfinance lending practices in emerging economies;
a? Distinctions between pro-poor microfinance and commercial microfinance;
a? Scrutiny of microfinance from lenders and critics; and
a? The notion that microfinance makes poor people vulnerable and dumbs economies down.

The presentation should be professionally delivered using Microsoft PowerPoint or equivalent, with appropriate sources of literature, data and information clearly stated in a bibliography. The presentation will last up to 15 minutes, allowing 5 further minutes for questions and answers.

Merging and Alternative Financial Markets

Assess the advantages and disadvantages of Microfinance provision in emerging economies. Does it offer a viable alternative to conventional banking or should it also be managed commercially.

Your presentation should investigate the following aspects of the question:

a? The role of traditional Microfinance Institutions in providing financial access;
a? Evidence of microfinance lending practices in emerging economies;
a? Distinctions between pro-poor microfinance and commercial microfinance;
a? Scrutiny of microfinance from lenders and critics; and
a? The notion that microfinance makes poor people vulnerable and dumbs economies down.

The presentation should be professionally delivered using Microsoft PowerPoint(in 8 slides ) or equivalent, with appropriate sources of literature, data and information clearly stated in a bibliography. The presentation will last up to 15 minutes, allowing 5 further minutes for questions and answers.