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Understanding why people are poor and innovative ways to alleviate poverty

 

MicroEnergy Credits Corporation: Catalyzing Clean Energy for the BoP

Using existing microfinance institutions and recent developments in the carbon credit markets on the supply side to facilitate the adoption of clean energy for the very poor.

By Grace Augustine | 1 | May. 1, 2008
 

Inequality in Giving—Interview with Rob Reich, Author of “A Failure of Philanthropy”

Too little charity actually reaches the needy.

By Perla Ni | Mar. 26, 2008
 

Moral Hazard

The financial crisis threatens hopes to expand opportunities for underprivileged young people, but we can't afford not to invest in them.

By Peter Manzo | 2 | Mar. 25, 2008
 

Health

Poor in Body

By Alana Conner | Mar. 11, 2008
 

Global Issues

Review: Giving

Reviewed By Paul Collier | Mar. 10, 2008
 

Nonprofits

Curbing Mission Creep

By Kim Jonker & William F. Meehan III | Feb. 24, 2008
 

Microfinance

In Microfinance, Clients Must Come First

By Srikant M. Datar, Marc J. Epstein, & Kristi Yuthas | 14 | Jan. 25, 2008
 

Anti-Poverty Engineers

Reducing poverty for people at the lower end of the scale would be more powerful than any other form of intervention.

By Peter Manzo | 5 | Jan. 10, 2008
 

Economic Development

Is This the Silver Bullet?

By Alana Conner | Dec. 14, 2007
 

Microfinance

Micro-franchise Against Malaria

By Jessica Flannery | 7 | Nov. 27, 2007