The 5th European Research Conference on Microfinance held from 12th to the 14th June 2017, was hosted by the Portsmouth Business School (UK) and organised in co-operation with the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP) and the Centre for European Research in Microfinance (CERMi). Over 150 delegates and speakers attended the event - this included a mix of PhD students and established researchers from over thirty countries with a number of leading practitioners who infused the financial inclusion debate with insights and thought-provoking panel presentations. Topical themes across gender, Islamic microfinance, Fintech, research and the future of microfinance were probed in wide-ranging plenary panel discussions.

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