Somdutta Basu

Somdutta Basu is a PhD Student at Pennsylvania State University.

Content by Somdutta Basu
  • Project

    Informal Insurance under Group Lending with Individual Liability: Evidence from India

    There has been a recent shift from joint liability to group loans with individual liability by the Grameen Bank and some other prominent micro lending institutions across the world. Under the joint liability lending mechanism a group of individuals were given a loan and individuals in a group were jointly liable for the loan given. Under the new lending mechanism although...

    1 Nov 2013 | Abhirup Sarkar, Souvik Dutta, Somdutta Basu