The determinants of financial performance of microfinance institutions in Morocco: a panel data analysis

Lahcen El Kharti
Savings and Development Vol. 38(2014), No. 1, pp. 27-44

This paper studies the determinants of financial performance of microfinance institutions (MFIs) in Morocco. Results show that the Portfolio at Risk (PAR30) and the age of the MFIs are the main determinants of financial performance of these [...]

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A microeconometric analysis of household savings determinants in Morocco

Touhami Abdelkhalek, Florence Arestoff, De Freitas and Sabine Mage
African Review of Money Finance and Banking 2010, pp. 7-27

This article provides an analysis of the microeconomic determinants of household savings behaviour in Morocco according to geographical household residence. Descriptive statistics seem to indicate a similar savings pattern in both rural and urban [...]

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Credit risk in microcredit: how does gender matter?

Mathias Schmit and Helena Marrez
Savings and Development Vol. 34(2010), No. 3, pp. 369-388

This paper is the first to analyze the credit risk of a microfinance institution based on the loan portfolio of a leading Maghrebian MFI, both in terms of number of clients served and of portfolio size. This allows us to work with a proprietary data [...]

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