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Designing Better Microfinance


Thursday, March 16, 2006
4:00 PM
 - 
5:30 PM

Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
735 South State Street
Ann ArborMI 48109
A symposium designed to explore the latest thinking from microfinance practitioners and academics on improving microfinance programs.

Jonathan Morduch, Associate Professor of Public Policy and Economics, Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University presented the keynote address. The conference focused on designing microfinance to address education and health goals and addressing behavioral issues in microfinance.

This symposium was funded through the generosity of the Hudak family. James B. Hudak is a member of the Ford School Committee and Mary Hudak is a postulant for the Episcopalian priesthood.


Participating Presenters:

Nava Ashraf, Harvard Business School

Alexander Counts, President, Grameen Foundation USA

Chris Dunford, President, Freedom from Hunger

Mary Houghton, President, Shorebank Corporation

Dean Karlan, Yale University

Jonathan Morduch, New York University

Dean Yang, University of Michigan

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Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
735 South State Street
Ann ArborMI 48109



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