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Title: The Role of Social Capital and Cooperation Infrastructures Within Microfinance
Authors: Plogmann, Simon
Adeel, Muhammad
Nett, Bernhard
Wulf, Volker
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: Springer, London
metadata.dc.relation.ispartof: COOP 2010: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Designing Cooperative Systems
metadata.mci.reference.pages: 223-243
Series/Report no.: C&T
Abstract: Microfinance has become a most important instrument for rural development. In regard of its technology, there are two main positions: a static analysis points out that ICT does not play a central role in many of today’s microfinance activities and, therefore, will not do so in future, whereas technological determinism assumes the technological path of microfinance to follow the one of established banking in the North. In this paper, in which the well-known Bangladesh Grameen Bank is analyzed as an example, we want to show that both assumptions are wrong. Instead CSCW foci may play a productive role in developing appropriate technology for microfinance.
metadata.dc.identifier.doi: 10.1007/978-1-84996-211-7_13
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12015/2790
metadata.mci.conference.sessiontitle: Full Papers
metadata.mci.conference.location: Aix-en-Provence
metadata.mci.conference.date: May, 18-21, 2010
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