Economic Development Social innovations that improve the living standards of the poor
It’s a ripple effect: HELP fulfills Haitian students’ dreams of college, and then they take up the baton.
Solving the problem of rural distribution in the developing world starts with following the time-honored model of local traders.
Disapproval of welfare recipients who use their benefits to buy “ethical” but costly items is widespread.
Detroit has become a source of inspiration and solutions for other challenged American cities and even other municipalities looking for innovative new models of urban governance.
Detroit’s experiences hint at a model where philanthropy and business routinely supplement and complement government.
Fair Trade-certified coffee is growing in sales, but strict certification requirements are resulting in uneven economic advantages for coffee growers and lower quality coffee for consumers.
A suggested reading list to provide a foundation for understanding development, aid, and poverty.