Book 1: Rural and Agricultural Finance and Development Issues – comprises papers that deal with financial systemwide reform issues that determine the health and development effectiveness of the rural and agriculture finance system.

Book 2: The Rural Banks – focuses on the rapid rise and fall of the multitude of small private banks that served as the principal delivery agents of subsidized loans to farming and rural enterprises under the government’s Masagana 99 program and related directed credit programs.

Book 3: Financial Sector Regulation for Rural and Agricultural Development– deals with the myriad, multiple, and recurring issues that arise from financial sector regulation. The papers on regulatory issues zero in on specific laws and regulations that influence the workings of the financial market in ways that are either harmful or helpful to development. The papers include suggestions on how the laws/rules/regulations can be modified to improve the working of the banks and other financial market players.