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Economic Development
 

Social innovations that improve the living standards of the poor

 

MORE THAN GOOD
INTENTIONS: How a
New Economics Is
Helping to Solve
Global Poverty
Dean Karlan & Jacob Appel

More Than Good Intentions: How a New Economics Is Helping to Solve Global Poverty

By Dean Karlan & Jacob Appel | Reviewed By Kevin Starr

More Than Good Intentions: How a New Economics Is Helping to Solve Global Poverty by Dean Karlan & Jacob Appel

 
BUILDING SOCIAL
BUSINESS: The New
Kind of Capitalism
that Serves Humanity’s
Most Pressing Needs
Muhammad Yunus

Building Social Business: The New Kind of Capitalism that Serves Humanity’s Most Pressing Needs

By Muhammad Yunus | Reviewed By Rodney Schwartz

Building Social Business: The New Kind of Capitalism that Serves Humanity’s Most Pressing Needs by Muhammad Yunus

 
THE POWER OF
POSITIVE
DEVIANCE: How
Unlikely Innovators
Solve the World’s
Toughest Problems
Richard Pascale, Jerry
Sternin, & Monique Sternin

The Power of Positive Deviance: How Unlikely Innovators Solve the World’s Toughest Problems

By Richard Pascale, Jerry Sternin, & Monique Sternin | Reviewed By Dean Karlan

The Power of Positive Deviance: How Unlikely Innovators Solve the World’s Toughest Problems by Richard Pascale, Jerry Sternin, & Monique Sternin

 
HALF THE SKY:
Turning Oppression
into Opportunity for
Women Worldwide
Sheryl WuDunn &
Nicholas D. Kristof

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

By Sheryl WuDunn & Nicholas Kristof | Reviewed By Kavita Nandini Ramdas

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

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

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

By Edited by the Democracy Collaborative at the University of Maryland | Reviewed By Marc J. Lane

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

 

Review: A New Green Order?

By | Reviewed By Tim Perlstein

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

 

Review: Despite Good Intentions

By | Reviewed By David Suarez

International development aid should be dissolved, argues Dichter.

 
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Review: Capitalism 3.0

By | Reviewed By David Vogel

A Guide to Reclaiming the Commons.

 

Review: The White Man’s Burden

By | Reviewed By Deborah Burand

Why the West’s Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

 

Review: Bootstrap Dreams

By | Reviewed By Nancy C. Jurik

The emergence of microenterprise development programs, internationally and in the United States.