Arabian Journal of Business and Management Review

ISSN: 2223-5833

Open Access

Hala El Hadidi

Dr, Department of Business Administration, The British University, Al Shorouk City, Egypt

  • Research Article   
    The Impact of Microfinance Lending on Economic Growth in Egypt.
    Author(s): Hala El Hadidi*

    The study seeks to examine the impact of microfinance institution on economic growth using Egypt as a case study. The study employs the multiple regression analysis given the data is cross-sectional and time series in nature. Secondary data of all commercial banks were extracted from the Central Bank of Egypt and Annual Reports. Data used in this model are time series secondary data for the period 2003 to 2018.The findings of the study show that microfinance loans have a significant positive impact on the short run economic performance in Egypt. Microfinance loans enhanced consumption per capita in short-run with an impressive coefficient, although these banks’ loans do not have a significant impact on economic growth in the long-run. Microfinance investment however, has a significant impact on economic performance in Egypt in the long-run. Although microfinance loans are releva.. Read More»

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