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Guest Lecture: Prof. Trond Randoy

28
Nov
2013

Yogyakarta (28/11) the Master Program in Development Economics FEB UGM conducted a guest lecture at MEP FEB UGM campus with Prof. Tron Randoy from University of Agder, Norway as a speaker. Prof. Trond presented the material entitled “The Impact of Entrepreneur-CEOs in Microfinance Institution: A Global Survey. In front of the participants, Prof. Trond said that there were some critics from economists to microfinance, such as high interest rates, excessive debt, and poor governance. Prof. Trond and team found the existence of CEOs in institution impacted on increasing management became better (because of lower costs, lower salary rates, and low failure). “CEOs in the microfinance institution have a strong social mission,” he said. Meanwhile, the existence of the CEO of microfinance institution impacted the higher growth, but not significantly to the loan size or a rural focus. In the discussion, Prof. Kirana Wihana Jaya had another view on microfinance for the case of Indonesia. “There are rules in formal and informal microfinance institutions in Indonesia,” he said. “Cultural and customs characteristic also affected the sustainability of microfinance spread in Indonesia,” he added.




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