Microfinance and Women: Bibliometric Review with Current Status, and Future Research Directions

(Pages 1911-1928)

Bedaduri Ramamurthy1 and Subhendu Kumar Pradhan2,*
1Research Scholar, VIT B-School, Vellore institute of Technology, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India.
2Assistant Professor, VIT B-School, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.55365/1923.x2023.21.206


Microfinance and women research has developed to encompass a wide range of topics throughout the years. It examines the literature produced on microfinance and women from 1996 to the present. The literature first concentrated on economic factors, savings, and poverty alleviation, but it eventually evolved to include other elements. Based on the Scopus database, the study emphasises the use of VOS viewer network analysis to comprehend the variety of research in this subject, including the contributions of authors, sources, countries, and the influence of citation on global documents. The examination of research materials financed by the main three funding bodies, which gives useful insights into the many aspects of microfinance and its effect. It also emphasises the need for more study, emphasising the relevance of tackling these issues in microfinance studies. The study's findings reveal the history of microfinance literature as well as critical topics for future research and growth in the realm of women.


Micro finance, micro credit, women, bibliometric analysis, VOS viewer.

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Bedaduri Ramamurthy and Subhendu Kumar Pradhan. Microfinance and Women: Bibliometric Review with Current Status, and Future Research Directions. [ref]: vol.21.2023. available at: https://refpress.org/ref-vol21-a206/

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