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The need for a longer (but not too long) history of microfinance

Excerpt from “The Political Economy of Microfinance: Financializing Poverty”, Chapter 2, A Genealogy of Microfinance.

Two basic types of story are commonly told about the origins of modern microfinance. 1,495 more words

Microfinance

Out in June: "The Political Economy of Microfinance: Financializing Poverty"

It’s lingered quite a while in the pipeline. My book The Political Economy of Microfinance: Financializing Poverty is finally due to hit shelves in June – so says the publisher. 1,231 more words

Microfinance