The first, published in International Business Review, is about the geographical and cultural distance between MFIs and their international partners. We observe that MFIs have lots of international partners. In this paper, we study whether it matters from where the international partners come from.
Are some partnerships more effective than other partnerships?
Check it out: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/327624142_The_Performance_Impact_of_Informal_and_Formal_Institutional_Differences_in_Cross-Border_Alliances_The_Case_of_the_Microfinance_Industry