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Why Doesn't Microfinance Work?: The Destructive Rise of Local Neoliberalism

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Since its emergence in the 1970s, microfinance has risen to become one of the most high-profile policies to address poverty and under-development in developing and transition countries. It is beloved of rock stars, royalty, movie stars, high-profile politicians and "trouble-shooting" economists. Its most famous pioneer, Muhammad Yunus, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published June 10th 2010 by Zed Books (first published 2010)
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