Methodology for Assessing Poverty of Microfinance Institutions’ Clients in Kyrgyz Republic

Date: 20 April 2016
Other languages: Русский язык |
Date and Time
20 April 2016, 15:00
Lecture presents a methodology for assessing poverty level of microfinance institutions’ clients (MFI) developed for MFIs of Kyrgyzstan. Key elements of the methodology such as specification of assessment framework, sample selection for building the model, problems with data, processing the data for modelling, assumptions and their impact on outcome as well as scope of the model application are discussed during the lecture. The lecture considers model indicators related to poverty level of MFIs’ clients.
Irina Lukashova has an extensive experience in modelling social and economic processes. She is working on regular basis with Ministry of Labor and Social Development of the Kyrgyz Republic as an independent expert. Since December 2015, Irina Lukashova works as an expert of ADB Project Women’s Entrepreneurship Development. Irina Lukashova, a candidate of technical sciences, is a Head of Mathematical Methods and Operational Research in Economics Department of the Kyrgyz-Russian Slavonic University.
The presentation will be conducted in Russian.
English translation will be provided upon prior request.
University of Central Asia, 138 Toktogul Street, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic. Conference Room (2nd floor).
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* The views presented in this lecture are those of the presenter and not necessarily those of the University of Central Asia or any of its staff