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Case Study : Charity-Based Microfinance - Islamic Relief Worldwide

Islamic Relief works in over 40 countries – fundraising in the global North and implementing humanitarian and development projects in the Global South, including microfinance in 10 countries in…

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Emergence of the Islamic Finance Industry Part I

Over the last forty years, the Islamic finance industry has advanced from a niche market to a global sector. The institutional development of Islamic banking has followed three phases: the emergence…

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Q&A | Gautam Bhan | 2017 Jan. 6

Gautam Bhan, an urban planner, answers questions on housing and urban development in the Global South. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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What is structural change? What is economic transformation?

John Page gives us a quick introduction to key terms regarding economic transformation for Africa's future. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Development Assistance

In this chapter, Professor Sachs discusses the somewhat-controversial topic of development aid, which is central to SDG 17. He analyzes the aid commitment targets of many developed countries, as well…

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Case Study: Diamonds and Conflict in Sierra Leone

This case study illustrates the critical role diamonds play as a contributing cause of violent conflict, a source of financing in armed conflict, and an asset for post-conflict peacebuilding in…

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