Credit Access of Urban Households: A Study of NSSO Data

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


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.


Urban Region Urban Household Financial Inclusion Informal Source Formal Agency 
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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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