Resource Library

  • Due Diligence: An Impertinent Inquiry into Microfinance
    David Roodman
  • A comprehensive analysis of microfinance and explains, in particular, the need to de-emphasize microcredit in favor of other financial services for the poor.
  • Many Faces of Saving: The Social Dimensions of Saver Plus
    Eve Bodsworth
  • Outlines findings and recommendations from the Saver Plus program, which was developed by ANZ and the Brotherhood of St Laurence. Published by Brotherhood of St Laurence.
  • Microfinance: Development as Freedom
    Anuja Cabraal, Roslyn Russell and Supriya Singh
  • Discusses a range of microfinance initiatives in Australia through the lens of Amartya Sen’s “development as freedom” (1999) framework and the work of Michael Sherraden (1991) on asset-building policies. Presented to the Financial Literacy, Banking and Identity Conference 2006.

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