Bruce Wydick, Distinguished Research Affiliate of the Kellogg Institute and professor of economics and international studies at the University of San Francisco, uses econometric, experimental, and game-theoretic tools to analyze the impact of development programs. Recent work examines microfinance, child sponsorship, animal donation programs, and the role of hope and aspirations in escaping poverty traps. The author of The Taste of Many Mountains (Thomas Nelson/HarperCollins, 2014) and Games in Economic Development (Cambridge University Press, 2007), among other publications, Wydick serves as the director of Mayan Partners, a faith-based nonprofit working in the highlands of Guatemala. He holds a PhD from the University of California at Berkeley.

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Muhammad Yunus

Global Citizenship for Human Development: A Conversation with Muhammad Yunus

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Muhammad Yunus

Muhammad Yunus, the recipient of the 2017–18 Ford Family Notre Dame Award for International Development and Solidarity, is an economist, social entrepreneur, and Nobel Laureate, heralded around the world as a pioneer of microfinance. More recently, he has become known for his efforts to harness capitalism as a force for good that promotes equitable human development and global sustainability...
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Ray Offenheiser is the inaugural director of the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development and distinguished professor of the practice in the Keough School of Global Affairs, where he serves also on the Keough School’s Leadership Council...
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The Quest for Material Progress in Global Perspective: Colombia, 1850-1903
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