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Understanding Prices  

  • Formulas and Approaches Used to Calculate True Pricing

    Published on May 22, 2012

    This six-page document outlines the financial concepts used to calculate true pricing, including the time value of money, calculating future and present value of money, and the discount rate method of calculating APR.

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    Topic: Understanding Prices
    Experience Level: 3 Professional Level
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    File Type: Briefings
  • Published on April 18, 2012

    This training session, developed by the world’s leading pricing expert, introduces the foundations of transparent pricing. Featuring practical examples, it will provide you with the tools you need to demystify transparent pricing.

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    Topic: Understanding Prices
    Experience Level: 2 Deeper Understanding
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    File Type: Briefings
  • Published on March 29, 2012

    Using the example of Compartamos in Mexico to explain why there is so much confusion over what true prices really are, this paper gives an overview of the fundamental aspects of pricing in microfinance that lead to non-transparency and an explanation of how interest calculations work

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    Topic: Understanding Prices
    Experience Level: 2 Deeper Understanding
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    File Type: Briefings
  • Published on October 27, 2011

    This educational article provides a concise overview of the concept of interest, the different methods used to calculate it and some industry standards for disclosure. Financial institutions, investors, donors and regulators alike now have a resource to draw on in understanding and communicating this critical distinction in the pricing of microloans.

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    Topic: Understanding Prices
    Experience Level: 2 Deeper Understanding
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    File Type: Briefings
  • What is the Interest Rate?

    Published on July 16, 2010

    This video presents a series of interviews with industry leaders on the topic of interest rates in microfinance. They provide an overview of some of the determinants of pricing in microfinance as well as the significance of pricing in terms of client protection and transparency.

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    Topic: Understanding Prices
    Experience Level: 1 Quick Overview
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    File Type: Media