Summary and Info
This timely "Handbook" offers a unique opportunity to consider the performance and national context of microcredit initiatives within the European Union. Drawing together authors from multi-disciplinary background and including complementary perspectives and interpretative analysis, this unique "Handbook" examines which strategies and policies may affect how a particular country initiative fosters entrepreneurial behaviour. It is the first book of its kind to analyse the state of European microcredit and how the continent is adopting and adapting this developing world model for economic development. This book will be an influential tool helping government and policymakers to target a new set of microcredit initiatives and programmes. It will also be an invaluable read for students and academics in economics, business, development issues and political science.