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Credit Access of Urban Households: A Study of NSSO Data

  • Meenakshi Rajeev
  • B. P. Vani
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Economics book series (BRIEFSECONOMICS)

Abstract

From the global experiences we now focus on India by first highlighting some of the macroeconomic indicators observed in case of access to financial services in general and credit in particular. In the context of financial inclusion while opening of a bank account is the first step, access to credit is of paramount importance in a nation where large percentage of households are self employed either in agriculture or in other occupations.

Keywords

Urban Region Urban Household Financial Inclusion Informal Source Formal Agency 
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References

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  3. Rajeev M, Vani BP (2011) Farm sector in Karnataka: farmers’ indebtedness and risk management, Project No. CESP/93, Institute for Social and Economic Change, BengaluruGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Economic Studies and Policy (CESP)Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC)BangaloreIndia

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