This report is organized as follows. First, a brief introduction to the Hutubi Rural Social Security Loan Program is provided, including its approach, history and development. The main questions are proposed and the hypotheses are stated. This is followed by a description of the research design, which includes a survey and in-depth interviews. Third, main survey findings are discussed, which provide the basis for discussion. Finally, the report analyzes the Social Security Loan Program’s mechanism and implications for future policy and research.
Project: China: Inclusive Asset-Based Policy
Zhang, S. (2008). The Hutubi Rural Social Security loan program in Xinjiang, China (CSD Working Paper No. 08-21). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.