Increasing investment into sustainable development projects will require rewriting the rules for pension funds, working with well-informed partners, and performance-related incentives for local government officials, writes Nathan Sussman. In 2015, the United Nations...
1. Addressing grand challenges in social and environmental justice through sustainable finance Nowadays, sustainable finance, focusing on social and environmental justice, is omnipresent. Achieving these justices means meeting what management now knows as grand...
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Microfinance for small-scale farmers – what is it? Microfinance is a term which entered the mainstream financial jargon in the past decades, although since the late 90’s it is described as “financial inclusion”¹. Agri-lending in the microfinance context refers to...
Nathan Sussman, Professor of Economics, and Co-Director of the Master of Advanced Studies on Sustainable Finance and Development at the Graduate Institute, explains how carbon tax can lower emissions while having virtually no adverse effects on business activity and...
Lore Vandewalle est professeure associée au Département d’économie de l'Institut, où elle est titulaire de la chaire Pictet pour la finance et le développement. Elle est microéconomiste, spécialisée dans le développement et l’économie politique. Ses recherches portent...
Amid the global chaos of 2020, a convergence of economic and social forces is occurring that presents new opportunities for financing of chronic public health challenges in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Widespread health system weaknesses made visible by...
The myth of the self-regulating market is attributed to Adam Smith in 17761. England was the birthplace of a technological revolution that increased its productivity dramatically, reduced transport costs and created enormous financial and goods surpluses....
El mito del mercado auto regulado es atribuido a Adam Smith en 17761. Inglaterra era cuna de una revolución tecnológica que aumentó dramáticamente su productividad, redujo los costos del transporte y creó enormes excedentes financieros y de mercancías. La Inglaterra,...
Deux nouveaux rapports officiels viennent d’affirmer l’ampleur des dettes privées et les graves dérives du microcrédit. Nous sommes tentés de dire « enfin ! », car il y a plus de vingt ans qu’un petit nombre de chercheurs, anthropologues et économistes ont sonné...
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