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Parts of the microfinance world are abuzz over a new report, Role Reversal (pdf), by Julie Abrams of Microfinance Analytics and Damian von Stauffenberg of Microrate, a rating agency for microfinance institutions (MFIs).
The founder of eBay, Pierre Omidyar, has named a new leader for his personal philanthropy, Omidyar Network, as he explores ways to play a bigger role in shaping public policy, the NYT reported yesterday.