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Juraj Dobrila University of Pula, Croatia

The Juraj Dobrila University of Pula is a university in Pula, Croatia. It was founded in 2006 and is organised in five departments, namely: Economics and Tourism, Humanities, Music in Pula, Educational Sciences and Studies in the Italian Languages.


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Informal traders at Cape Town ‘s Grand Parade. Survival businesses that are here today and gone tomorrow cannot further long term devemlopment. Reuters/Mike Hutchings

How microcredit has hurt the poor and destroyed informal business

After 1994 the microcredit movement helped plunge large numbers of black South Africans into heavy debt and poverty while enriching a few white elites who provided the loans.
Muhammad Yunus, founder of the Grameen Bank. The micro credit revolution he started has not been a panacea for poverty. EPA/Ulrich Perrey

From Zorro to Zombie: the rise and fall of the microcredit movement

Microcredit, which was viewed as a perfect market-affirming solution to poverty in developing countries, has collapsed. In 30 years it’s gone from Zorro to Zombie.


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