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Economic Development

 

Social innovations that improve the living standards of the poor

 
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Lessons in Courage

Against all odds, the Afghan Institute of Learning educates women and girls in a war-torn society.

By Suzie Boss | Spring 2010
 
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Strength Through Flexibility

Over the past 17 years, the Forum for African Women Educationalists has delivered high-quality education to millions of girls across 35 African countries.

By Kim Jonker | 1 | Winter 2010
 
HALF THE SKY:
Turning Oppression
into Opportunity for
Women Worldwide
Sheryl WuDunn &
Nicholas D. Kristof

Women Hold Both Sky and Solutions

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Sheryl WuDunn and Nicholas Kristof

Reviewed By Kavita Nandini Ramdas | 3 | Winter 2010
 

Research: The Business of Bribery

A new study from Indonesia shows that extortionists respond to market forces in much the same way as do lawful businesspeople.

By Alana Conner | Winter 2010
 
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The Profit in Nonprofit

Why Kiva chose to be a 501(c)(3), what this tax status buys the organization, and how being a nonprofit poses challenges.

By Bethany Coates & Garth Saloner | 13 | Summer 2009
 

Is This the Silver Bullet?

Why narrowing the gap between the rich and poor could alleviate many social problems.

By Alana Conner | Winter 2008
 
BUILDING WEALTH:
The New Asset-Based
Approach to Solving
Social and Economic
Problems
Edited by the Democracy
Collaborative at the
University of Maryland

Review: Building Wealth

Building Wealth: The New Asset-Based Approach to Solving Social and Economic Problems

Reviewed By Marc J. Lane | Summer 2006
 

Review: A New Green Order?

The World Bank's Global Environment Facility may be undermined by bureaucracy.

Reviewed By Tim Perlstein | Summer 2003
 

Review: Despite Good Intentions

International development aid should be dissolved, argues Dichter.

Reviewed By David Suarez | Summer 2003
 
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Review: Capitalism 3.0

A Guide to Reclaiming the Commons.

Reviewed By David Vogel | Winter 2007