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Stop blaming the victims of the microfinance crisis!

Magic bullet or vicious debt trap? Microfinance was initially recognized as a silver bullet to empower women and reduce poverty. However, as is the case elsewhere, the model has not contributed to poverty reduction in Sri Lanka. A growing body of global research highlighting the failure of microfinance as a …

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Economic recovery is uneven | 05/21/2021

As the economy rebounds faster than expected, the recovery is not benefiting everyone equally and the labor market is recovering in spurts, two economists told attendees of the Council’s 2021 virtual conference on Thursday. of CUNA finances. Dana Peterson, Chief Economist for The Conference Board, and Dr Lindsey Piegza, Chief …

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