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    Reaching the World's Poor with Financial Tools

    Missing (as usual) from discussions of the Millennium Development Goals after the recent release of its 2012 report is any talk of the impressive role the private sector has played in promoting more cost-effective and sustainable development in recent years. Thus far, financial inclusion mostly encompasses microcredit (small loans to … More

    Free Trade Fact of the Day

    Robert Samuelson pens a must-read op-ed today on trade and poverty: What’s the world’s greatest moral challenge, as judged by its capacity to inflict human tragedy? It is not, I think, global warming, whose effects — if they become as grim as predicted — will occur over many years and … More