Occasional Links 35

International Development:

1) Daniel Altman’s Managing Globalization blog has another Q & A session with Joseph Stiglitz. Also, listen to Stiglitz’s lecture in Chennai on Making Globalization Work.

2) Microcredit and its role in changing the values and behaviors of its borrowers.

3) Thomas Dichter casts a skeptical eye on microfinance’s ability to noticeably affect growth or successful business development.

4) Ranking corporations by ethics is popular, but telling the good guys from the bad is not clear-cut.

5) The Carbon Neutral Myth: Offset Indulgences for your Climate Sins.

Politics & Economics:

6) Paul Krugman on Milton Friedman.

7) Edmund Phelps on Why European economies lag behind the US.

Progressive Christianity:

8) The story a Christian seeking social justice in Colombia.


9) Slate article on DonorsChoose.org.

10) The Teacher Movie.