Finanse, Rynki Finansowe, Ubezpieczenia

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ISSN: 2450-7741    OAI    DOI: 10.18276/frfu.2017.1.85-57
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The nexus Between the Growth of Microfinance Institutions and the Macroeconomic Context in Vietnam

Authors: Thi Thu Hoai Tran
The Faculty of Economics and Management of the University of Szczecin
Keywords: growth macroeconomic microfinance
Year of publication:2017
Page range:10 (709-718)
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The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of the development of the microfinance sector in Vietnam and to examine the link between microfinance institution development and domestic economic factors. Particularly after reviewing previous papers conducted all over the world, this paper examines the Vietnamese market by using five years (2010–2015) of data from Vietnamese microfinance institutions by using a descriptive statistical method. It was found that the growth of gross domestic product (GDP) and gross loans portfolio more or less have a relation. Likewise, foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow growth seems to have a link with asset development. This result also opens up several avenues for future research. Further studies could be performed to examine data with a quantitative method to test the results.
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