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Microfinance Publications Updates

Financial Inclusion and Its Discontents

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Paulo dos Santos and I criticize the micro-finance hype in development and call for a broader development agenda in a Private Debt Project article.

 

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Development Finance Publications Updates

Article in ‘Development Finance Agenda’

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An article I previously published on the blog RightingFinance has been re-published in Volume 2, Issue 1 (2016) of the journal Development Finance Agenda (DEFA), which is published by the Chartered Institute of Development Finance (CIDEF). You can read more about this issue here.

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Economic Development Op-ed Publications Updates

Global Goals: For What? (Op-ed)

On August 28th 2015, Professor Sanjay Reddy and I published an op-ed on the Financial Times blog, BeyondBrics. In the op-ed we discuss the purpose of global development goals, as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are about to be adopted. Read a slightly extended version on Sanjay Reddy’s blog.

 

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Economic Development Events Updates

Comments to UN WESS report

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In February this year, I attended a two-day Expert Group Meeting at the UN in New York on the draft chapters of World Economic and Social Survey 2014/2015. The comments are now online and you can read the meeting minutes here.