The ability of Financial Institutions (FI) to effectively underwrite microenterprise loans depends on accurate assessment of the loan applicant’s ability and intent to repay. Traditionally, financial institutions use their past knowledge and experience of financing microenterprises to carry out such assessments.
Principles and Models of an Effective Credit Scoring Tool Design
In this video, MSC’s expert Anup Singh, Domain Leader for MSME financing, discusses the utility of credit scoring tool for standardised appraisal of prospective MSMEs for financing. He mentions about the key design considerations that the banks and financial institutions must keep in mind while developing credit scoring tool for MSMEs’ appraisal. He compares the […]
In this video series-2, Mark Schreiner, Director, Microfinance Risk Management, talks in detail how credit scoring system works. In rich countries, lenders often rely on credit scoring— formula to predict risk based on the performance of past loans with characteristics similar to current loans—to inform decisions. Can credit scoring do the same for microfinance lenders […]