Author Archives: Shachi Amdekar

Microfinance: Cracks in the Perfect Marriage of Profit and Philanthropy?

Shachi Amdekar wonders whether microfinance can really lift the world’s poorest communities out of poverty.

Hobson’s Choice: Revisiting The Economics of Imperialism

Shachi Amdekar argues why economists should embrace, rather than fear, the often controversial study of imperialism.