Alex MacFarquhar

The United Nations Bureau Chief for our partner the New York Times and author of 'The Media Relations Department of Hizbollah Wishes You a Happy Birthday.' 

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Micro-Lending Better in Theory Than Reality

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Micro-lending was supposed to save the world's poor from big, overseas lenders; but, an article in this morning's New York Times reveals that although the theories behind micro-finance seem to work, the actual loans don't.

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