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Roodman’s Microfinance Open Book Blog

March 9, 2009

Priscilla WakefieldJoin research fellow David Roodman as he writes a book about microfinance—in public. In his Microfinance Open Book Blog, Roodman posts draft chapters, responds to readers’ comments, and shares puzzles and discoveries that emerge as he writes. The discussion ranges from the morality of lending to the history of microfinance (including the forgotten 18th-century efforts of one Priscilla Wakefield, pictured).