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dc.contributor.authorGarcía-Pérez, Icíar
dc.contributor.authorMuñoz-Torres, María Jesus
dc.contributor.authorFernandez-Izquierdo, M. Angeles
dc.identifier.citationGARCÍA-PÉREZ, Icíar; MUÑOZ-TORRES, María-Jesús; FERNÁNDEZ-IZQUIERDO, María-Ángeles. Microfinance literature: A sustainability level perspective survey. Journal of Cleaner Production, 2017, vol. 142, p. 3382-3395.ca_CA
dc.description.abstractSince the early microcredit programs up to the present, microfinance has grown exponentially, as it has the academic interest on it as a research subject. Considering that this sector has impact in terms of sustainability, any research in the field requires an analysis with wide criteria, which should include the economic, environmental, social, and governance dimensions (EESG), as well as their interrelationships. The objectives of this survey are, to investigate the contributions of microfinance sectoral scholarly research to sustainability, through a systematic literature review using content analysis method, contextualizing the scientific production and studying its terminology according to the EESG criteria and under Global Reporting Initiative framework, and finally, to identify research gaps and to propose future research paths.ca_CA
dc.description.sponsorShipThe authors wish acknowledge the financial support received from P1•1B2013-31 and P1•1B2013-48 projects through the Universitat Jaume I, the predoctoral funding PREDOC/2015/04 included in the Universitat Jaume I Plan for the Promotion of Research, and the Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility Master Degree (UJI–UNED). The authors thank the anonymous reviewers for their insightful comments and suggestions.ca_CA
dc.format.extent13 p.ca_CA
dc.relation.isPartOfJournal of Cleaner Production Volume 142, Part 4, January 2017ca_CA
dc.rights© 2016 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.ca_CA
dc.subjectGlobal Reporting Initiative (GRI)ca_CA
dc.subjectSystematic literature reviewca_CA
dc.subjectContent analysisca_CA
dc.titleMicrofinance literature: A sustainability level perspective surveyca_CA

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