For example, in the case of affordability, the authors obtain data on the all-in cost (cash plus travel time 18) of each service ... The idea of this single index seems to be to benchmark a countrya#39;s overall performance; the components of the index could point to the direction of policy solutions. While the implementation of the idea might be criticized, it does represent a creditable attempt to distill the information from ... This data is readily available and has been studied by many researchers.
|Title||:||Measuring Microginance Access: Buliding on Existing Cross-country Data|
|Publisher||:||World Bank Publications -|