Essays, Other Publications, and Book Reviews
“Half the World is Unbanked” () (with Alberto Chaia, Aparna Dalal, Tony Goland, Maria Jose Gonzalez, and Robert Schiff). Financial Access Initiative Report, October 2009. Feature in McKinsey Quarterly, forthcoming.
“An Introduction to Impact Evaluations with Randomized Design” () (with Jonathan Bauchet). Financial Access Initiative Framing Note. March 2010.
“Take-Up” (with Dean Karlan and Sendhil Mullainathan). Financial Access Initiative Framing Note. February 2010.
“Foreword” () in Stuart Rutherford, The Pledge: ASA, Microfinance and Peasant Politics in Bangladesh. New York: Oxford University Press. 2009.
“Household Savings in Low-Income Countries: An annotated reading list.” () Financial Access Initiative. March 2008.
“How Can the Poor Afford Microcredit?” () FAI Framing note. Spring 2008.
“Microfinance Programs and Better Health: Prospects for Sub-Saharan Africa” (with Paul Pronyk and James Hargeaves). Journal of the American Medical Association. October 24, 2007.
“From Microfinance to m-Finance” () (with Mudit Kapoor and Shamika Ravi, Indian School of Business). In Innovations: Technology, Governance, Globalization Winter/Spring 2007, Vol. 2, No. 1-2: 82-90.
A version appeared also as:
“Banking via Mobile Phones will Alter Relations,” Economic Times (India), August 23, 2007.
“Beyond Microfinance, Towards M-Finance” in ISB Insight, Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. September 2007: 34-37.
“Smart Subsidy for Sustainable Microfinance,” () Finance for the Poor 4 (6), Asian Development Bank, Manila, December 2005: 1-7.
Reprinted, Economic Self-Reliance Review 8 (1), 2006.
Testimony to Congress, “Microenterprise and Microfinance.” () Testimony for the House International Relations Committee, Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights and International Operations. September 20, 2005
“Q&A with Jonathan Morduch,” Microfinance Matters, August 2005.
“Managing Tradeoffs” () in ID21, August 2004 issue. Special issue on “What role for microfinance? Reframing the questions.”
Reprinted, Appropriate Technology 32 (2), June 2005.
“The Grameen Bank Rethinks Microcredit” (In Japanese), Ajiken World Trend 106 (7) (Institute of Developing Economies, Chiba), June 2004.
“Is Microfinance an Effective Strategy to Reach the Millenium Development Goals?” () (with Syed Hashemi and Elizabeth Littlefield). Focus Note No. 24. Washington, DC: Consultative Group to Assist the Poor. July 2003.
Analysis of the Effects of Microfinance on Poverty Reduction (with Barbara Haley), a report prepared by RESULTS Canada for the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), November 2001 (163 pages).
“Why are Farmers Slow to Adopt New Technologies?” box featured in World Bank, World Development Report 1998.
“Sibling Rivalry,” box featured in Debraj Ray, Development Economics, Princeton University Press, 1998.
“A Review of Thinking about Development [Paul Streeten],” Journal of Economic Literature, September 1997, 1429 - 1430.
“Microfinance in China” with Albert Park and Sangui Wang, October 1997. Poverty and Development (Beijing, in Chinese).
“The Nature of Change: Lessons from Zouping County” (with Sarah Cook and Terry Sicular), Openings (Shandong, China), Winter 1994, 12 - 14.
“A Review of Adjusting to Reality: Beyond `State versus Market' in Economic Development [Robert Klitgaard],” Journal of Economic Literature September 1993.
“Reflections on Alternative Allocation Mechanisms” in Approaches to Poverty Alleviation in Indonesia. Report 136/92/255, HIID/Indonesia, November 1992.
“Sub-Saharan Africa: From Crisis to Sustainable Growth: A Review,” Contributions to Political Economy 1990.