Policy Changes on the Microcredit in Korea
마이크로크레딧의 정책변동과정 분석

Eun-Eui Yim, Eun-Joo Park
2013 The Journal of the Korea Contents Association  
Microcredit was first introduced by non-profit organization in early 2000s and the Ministry of Health and Welfare promoted the support policy of self-support community and the hope-developing bank. And then, microcredit policy was suddenly changed while the microfinance policy was promoted in 2009. For example, there were changes of the control tower of the policy, the emphasis on financial approach from welfare approach, the establishment of the operation agency. This study analyzed the policy
more » ... analyzed the policy changes on microcredit policy using the framework of Hood(1994) and Joo(1999) in order to analyze causes of sudden changes. As results, the reason affecting microcredit policy change was changes of an unemployment rate and the financial environment, the change of outside situation, the policy idea of the middle practicalism of government and the success of the experiment in microcredit, the passive intervention of stakeholders, the internal factors on the policy custom. So the results suggests that the policy is produced illogically because of the absence of stakeholders' participation. ■ keyword :|Microcredit|Microfinance|Miso-finance|Policy Change|
doi:10.5392/jkca.2013.13.01.234 fatcat:jv7zaxmugbg3tkm3jyjlunxswq