This book develops a multiperiod linear programming portfolio model and applies it to the case of the Agricultural Development Banks (ADBs) of Panama. It analyzes the institutional design of ADBs and their financial policies, the management of the loan portfolio, and the problem of loan recovery.
Introduction 1. Agricultural Development Banking and the Supply of Credit: A Conceptual Framework 2. A Multiperiod Model for an Agricultural Development Bank 3. A Model for the Agricultural Development Bank of Panama (ADBP) 4. Policy Analysis and Growth Perspectives 5. Summary and Conclusions 6. Recommendations