Membres

Solène Morvant-Roux

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Professeure assistante                                                                             

Docteure en économie
Bureau 3211
Tel. +41 22 379 07 85
E-mail Solene.Morvant(at)unige.ch

CV

Research interests

Microfinance, Financial inclusion, Over-indebtedness, Rural development, Pro-poor policies, Socioeconomy of credit markets, Mixed methods approach, Latin America and North Africa

 

Past and Ongoing research projects

2016-2020
“Water access via microcredit: A Socio-economic analysis of ‘inclusive markets’ for the poor in the ‘South’”, Founded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, PI.

2015-2016
“Cross-border Transfers as a Strategic Tool to Promote the Diffusion of Mobile Money in Rural Areas. The Case of Burkinabe Diaspora Living in Ivory Coast”, founded by the Institute for money technology and finance inclusion, USA, PI.

2014-2015
“Nuevas politicas hacia la Inclusion financiera de las mujeres”, Amucss-UNIGE. Funded by Indesol / Financiera Nacional, Bansefi, Mexico. Co-PI.

2015
“Políticas publicas hacia la inclusión financiera de mujeres de bajos recursos”, AMUCSS, BANSEFI-Patmir.

2012-2015
“Financial inclusion in crisis. Combining Demand and Supply analyses in the context of global crisis”, Case studies: Morocco, Dominican Republic, Senegal and India. Funded by European Investment Bank/ EIBURS program.
Website: http://www.microfinance-in-crisis.org/

2011
“Over-indebtedness and repayment defaults in urban Morocco”, Funded by Caisse des dépôts et Consignations

2010
“Analyse des déterminants de la demande de services financiers dans le Maroc rural”. Funded by Agence Française de développement

2008 – 2010
“Rural microfinance and employment. Do processes matter?”. Funded by Agence Nationale de la Recherche.
Website: http://www.rume-rural-microfinance.org/

 

Teaching

  • Socioéconomie du Développement (course + seminar), MA, UNIGE, SP 2015
  • Economic History, BA, University of Fribourg, 2013
  • Development economics, MA, University of Fribourg, 2011 and 2012
  • Microfinance, Financial Inclusion and sustainable development, MA, University of Fribourg, 2012, 2013 and 2014.
  • Séminaire Interdisciplinaire, MA, University of Fribourg, 2011 and 2012

 

Recent publications

Papers

Fouillet C., Morvant-Roux S., (forthcoming), Beyond microfinance, financial inclusion as a way to catch the fringes, International development policy review, IHEID: Geneva.

Afonso J., Morvant-Roux S., Guérin I. Forcella D. (2016). “Insufficiencies and loopholes of self-regulation in over-indebtedness prevention: the case of the Dominican Republic”, Journal of International Development. DOI: 10.1002/jid.3244

Cyril Fouillet et al., (2016). « De gré ou de force : le microcrédit comme dispositif néolibéral », Revue Tiers Monde2016/1 (N° 225), p. 21-48.
DOI 10.3917/rtm.225.0021

Guérin I., Bouquet E., Morvant-Roux S. (2016). « Chercher ensemble : les défis et les cahots de l’interdisciplinarité, des méthodes mixtes et des partenariats multiples», Revue Tiers-Monde.

Bouquet, E., Morvant-Roux, S., & Rodríguez-Solís, G. (2015). “Agricultural workers, credit rationing and family networks in rural Mexico”, Journal of Development Studies. Volume 51, Issue 5, 2015. DOI: 10.1080/00220388.2014.983910

Morvant-Roux S., Guérin I., Roesch M., Moisseron J-Y. (2014). ”Adding value to randomization with qualitative analysis: the case of microcredit in rural Morocco’,World Development, Vol. 56, pp. 302–312. doi:10.1016/j.worlddev.2013.03.002

 

Book chapters

Morvant-Roux S., Moisseron J.Y., (forthcoming), Collective resistances to microcredit in Morocco, In: Bateman M. (Ed.), The rise and fall of global microcredit: development, debt and disillusion, London: Routledge.

Fouillet C., et Morvant-Roux S., (forthcoming) Au-delà de la microfinance, l’inclusion financière comme rouage de la construction de l’État, In Farinet (Ed.), Pour une socioéconomie engagée : monnaie, finance, alternatives, Paris : Garnier.

Morvant-Roux S., Roesch M. (2015).  “The social credibility of microcredit in Morocco after the default crisis”, In Guérin I., Labie M. & Servet J.-M., The crises of microcredit, ZedBook, pp. 153-171.
http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/C/bo22556417.html

Morvant-Roux S., Afonso J., Forcella D., Guérin I. (2015).  “Clients’ financial fragility without microcredit crisis: a case study from Dominican Republic “, In Guérin I., Labie M. & Servet J.-M., The crises of microcredit, ZedBook, pp. 92-112.
http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/C/bo22556417.html

 

Edited volumes

Morvant-Roux, S., Carmona, M., Angulo-Salazar, L., Crucifix C., Quintero J.C. (forthcoming) Inclusion financiera y transferencias Condicionadas: ¿desafiar o reproducir relaciones de género?, Guadalajara : Centro de Estudios de Genero.

FARINET (Blanc J., Guérin I., Hillenkamp I., Morvant-Roux S., Saiag H.) (Forthcoming) Pour une socioéconomie engagée: monnaie, finance, alternatives, Paris: Garnier Classique.

Guérin I., Morvant-Roux S. & Villarreal M. (2013). Microfinance, indebtedness and over-indebtedness: juggling with money, London: Routledge.

Morvant-Roux S. (2009). « Quelle microfinance pour l’agriculture des pays en développement ? », Paris : Economica (Exclusion et liens financiers), 458 p.

Morvant-Roux S. & Doligez, F.(eds.) (2007). Mercados financieros rurales, Mexico: revista TRACE, n°52, 132 p.

 

Other papers

Solène Morvant-Roux, « À propos de l’ouvrage de James Ferguson : Give a Man a Fish: Reflections on the New Politics of Distribution », Revue de la régulation [Online], 20 | 2e semestre/ Autumn 2016, Online since 25 January 2017. URL : http://regulation.revues.org/12006

Morvant-Roux S., Mader P., Baron C. (2015). “Market based financial interventions for basic services in the Global South: key lessons for future action and research”, Workshop Brief, Cartier Charitable Foundation, Geneva, 10 pages.

Morvant-Roux S. (2015). « Social and Solidarity Finance in-between the Failure of the Microfinance Paradigm and the Emergence of the Universal Financial Inclusion Paradigm », Concept note presented at UNRISD Workshop on « Potential and Limits of Social and Solidarity Economy », ILO-Geneva, 11-12 May 2015, 9 pages. http://www.unrisd.org/ssfworkshop-morvant

 

Media

Morvant-Roux S. & Servet J.-M. “Promouvoir le portefeuille électronique pour les plus pauvres”, Le Temps, November 19, 2016.

Morvant-Roux S. & Servet J.-M. “Une microfinance responsable après l’échec du microcrédit ?”, Le Temps, November 2nd, 2012.

Roesch M., Servet J-M., Guérin I. & Morvant-Roux S. « Faut-il "Faut-il aider une microfinance "lucrative" ou une microfinance "éducative" ? », Le Monde, december13th, 2010.

 

Blog

Morvant-Roux et al. (2017). The Last Mile or The Informal Ecosystem for Balancing Monies, http://blog.imtfi.uci.edu/2017/03/the-last-mile-or-informal-ecosystem-for.html

Morvant-Roux S. “Defaults Versus Over-indebtedness in Morocco”, Cgap-World Bank/ June 2013  http://www.cgap.org/blog/defaults-versus-over-indebtedness-morocco

Articles

2015,  Bouquet, E., Morvant-Roux, S., & Rodríguez-Solís, G. (2015). “Agricultural workers, credit rationing and family networks in rural Mexico”, Journal of Development Studies. Volume 51, Issue 5, 2015.

 

Chapitres

2015,  Morvant-Roux S. & Servet J.-M. (forthcoming), Microcredit, International Encyclopedia of Anthropology, Edited by Chris Hann, Max Plank Institute for Social Anthropology, Wiley.

Morvant-Roux S., Roesch M. (2015).  “The social credibility of microcredit in Morocco after the default crisis”, In Guérin I., Labie M. & Servet J.-M., The crises of microcredit, ZedBook, pp. 153-171.
http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/C/bo22556417.html

Morvant-Roux S., Afonso J., Forcella D., Guérin I. (2015).  “Clients’ financial fragility without microcredit crisis: a case study from Dominican Republic “, In Guérin I., Labie M. & Servet J.-M., The crises of microcredit, ZedBook, pp. 92-112.
http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/C/bo22556417.html

 

Divers

Morvant-Roux S., Mader P., Baron C. (2015). “Market based financial interventions for basic services in the Global South: key lessons for future action and research”, Workshop Brief, Cartier Charitable Foundation, Geneva, 10 pages.

Morvant-Roux S. (2015). « Social and Solidarity Finance in-between the Failure of the Microfinance Paradigm and the Emergence of the Universal Financial Inclusion Paradigm », Concept note presented at UNRISD Workshop on « Potential and Limits of Social and Solidarity Economy », ILO-Geneva, 11-12 May 2015, 9 pages. http://www.unrisd.org/ssfworkshop-morvant