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Debt Traps for Micro-Entrepreneurs in Chennai, India

Location: Chennai, India and Philippines
Target Group: 
Entrepreneurs
Urban population
Outcome of Interest: 
Earnings and income
Household finance
Intervention Type: 
Cash transfers
Financial literacy
Training

Dean Karlan, Sendhil Mullainathan, and Benjamin N. Roth. "Debt Traps? Market Vendors and Moneylender Debt in India and the Philippines." NBER Working Paper no. 24272, February 2018.