Key Findings: Kinship and Financial Networks, Formal Financial Access and Risk Reduction

Cynthia Kinnan
Robert M. Townsend
Publication Type: 
Key Findings Brief
Publication Article File: 
Publication Year: 
2012

This is a two-page brief that summarizes the findings of the paper Kinship and Financial Networks, Formal Financial Access and Risk Reduction, written by Cynthia Kinnan and Robert M. Townsend and published in the American Economic Review.

CFSP's Key Findings series is designed to give policymakers, researchers and other stakeholders quick insight to the results of the Consortium's research and to introduce our work.

Region: 
East Asia and the Pacific
Country: 
Thailand
Topic: 
Experiments
Topic: 
Informal Economy
Topic: 
Networks
Topic: 
Financial Institutions
Topic: 
Risk
Topic: 
Consumption