Wednesday, January 31, 2007

The Funniest Line I have Read Today

"Economic development does wonders for peace, but what does microfinanced entrepreneurship really do for economic development? Can turning more beggars into basket weavers make Bangladesh less of a, well, basket case?"

Columbia Business School professor Amar Bhide questioned the use of microfinance as a tool to lift poor country people out of poverty. Read the story here.

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