Book Discussion on Confessions of a Microfinance Heretic

Hugh Sinclair, who has worked for several microfinance organizations, argues that the microfinance craze that followed the success of the… read more

Hugh Sinclair, who has worked for several microfinance organizations, argues that the microfinance craze that followed the success of the Grameen Bank has done far less to alleviate poverty in the world than most people realize. He says that the $70 billion industry is plagued by corruption and fraud. Mr. Sinclair was interviewed by Tom Devine and responded to questions from members of the audience at Politics and Prose Bookstore. close

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Book Discussion on Confessions of a Microfinance Heretic

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Aug 26, 2012
Last Aired:
Sep 10, 2012

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  • Aug 26, 2012 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 01, 2012 | 3:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 09, 2012 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Sep 10, 2012 | 6:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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