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Friday, October 31, 2014

Four ways to build an ecosystem to support business in low-income markets: How the Philippines is crafting a model worth replicating

By Karen Newman and Sahba Sobhani

The Philippines has proven itself an excellent example of a nation’s capacity to support ecosystem development, a model that could well be replicated in many countries. As UNDP looks to replicate the success of its country-level collaboration through the Business Call to Action Initiative in the Philippines, it is establishing a collaboration with the William Davidson Institute as part of the BoP Roadmap Initiative.

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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Separating Potential from Panacea: USAID's primer offers a disciplined approach to market shaping

By Amy Lin

While market shaping can be transformative, it's not a cure-all. USAID's primer offers a disciplined approach to examining a health product market and evaluating whether and how market shaping could increase access for end users.

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Red Flags: Over-indebtedness is the yang to microcredit’s yin

By Barbara Magnoni

While working to understand the experiences of clients suffering from severe over-indebtedness in the U.S., EA Consultants began to consider patterns that have emerged in lesser-developed countries. Barbara Magnoni, EA Consultants' president, discusses their research and its implications for microfinance.

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Monday, October 27, 2014

NexThought Monday – Warby Parker Blurring Lines Between 'Social' and 'Business': Glasses firm takes BOGO model to new heights

By Adam Lewis

The "buy one, give one" model allows companies to tap into the formerly unrequited millennial desire to do good from a distance – and with style. Dozens of companies have adopted the strategy. Among them, the author says, Warby Parker does it best.

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