Books 2018-06-29T17:22:38+00:00

BOOKS

FOR THE MICROCREDIT BEGINNER AND AFICIONADO

There are hundreds of books on microcredit. Here is a sampler of books you might take a look at. If you want a starting point, I’d go with “Banker to the Poor” by Muhammed Yunus, the founder of microcredit. It’s a wonderful story. Enjoy!.

ECONOMICS & CAPITAL

Jeffrey Sachs

The End of Poverty
Jeffrey Sachs

Hernando de Soto

The Mystery of Capital
Hernando de Soto

Paul Collier

The Bottom Billion
Paul Collier

Michael Kinsley

Creative Capitalism
Michael Kingsley

Bill Clinton

Giving
Bill Clinton

Lynne Twist

The Soul of Money
Lynne Twist

MICROCREDIT GENERAL

The International Bank of Bob
Bob Harris

Banker to the Poor
Muhammed Yunus

A Billion Bootstraps
Phil Smith & Eric Thurman

Creating a World without Poverty
Muhammed Yunus

Give Us Credit
Alex Counts

The Microfinance Revolution
Marguerite S. Robinson

MICROCREDIT DETAIL

Microfinance Handbook
The World Bank

Women in Microcredit in Rural Bangladesh
Aminur Rahman

Microfinance, a Reader
Thankom Arun

Microfinance – Perils and Prospects
Jude L. Fernando

Poverty Capital: Microfinance and the making of Development
Ananya Roy

Transforming Microfinance Institutions
Joanna Ledgerwood & Victoria White

Managing Risk and Creating Value with Microfinance
Mike Goldberg

The Economics of Microfinance
Beatriz Armendariz de Aghion & Jonathan Morduch

Microfinance for Bankers
Elizabeth Rhyne

Building Social Business
Muhammad Yunus

How Development Projects Persist
Erin Beck

BOOKS OF INSPIRATION

The Blue Sweater
Jacqueline Novogratz

Portfolios of the Poor
Daryl Collins et al

Out of Poverty
Paul Polak

Rickshaw Girl
Mitali Perkins

Half the Sky
Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn

The Last Hunger Season
Roger Thurow

White Man’s Burden
Wiliam Esterley

Mountains Beyond Mountains
The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer

Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson

Stones to Schools
Greg Mortenson

Leaving Microsoft to Change the World
John Wood

Race Against Time
Stephen Lewis

A World of Three Zeros
Muhammad Yunus

WEconomy
Carl & Marc Kielburger, and Holly Branson

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