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Development Drums Episode 31: David Roodman on Microfinance


Center for Global Development Senior Fellow David Roodman talks about his latest book‘Due Diligence, An Impertinent Inquiry into Microfinance’.

David discusses the evidence surrounding the effects of microfinance on the lives of the world’s poor and its implications on aid donors, within the context of his book’s key findings. David then goes on to speak about what he himself has learned about the roles of different kinds of evidence, along with the unusual way in which he used open blogs to guide and inform the writing of his book.

Development Drums is hosted by Owen Barder and produced by Anna Scott at the Center for Global Development in Europe.

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