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Abstract. The Grameen (grameen means rural) Bank of Bangladesh has innovated a mechanism under which credit can be provided to the poorest of the poor on a group liability basis instead of any collateral. Based on this principle, over the last decade, the bank has been successfully operating...
Abstract. Our intellectual heritage from the Polanyi Brother: Michael, the scientist‐philosopher, and karl, the economic historian, is explicated. Michael Polanyi's Post‐critical philosophy of personal Knowledge is explained and analyzed.
Abstract. The effect of intercollegiate athletics on alumni contributions to the academic endowment of an institution is analyzed empirically. Using time series data from a representative National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I university, a contribution function is estimated...
Abstract. The historical processes of Mohawk “underdevelopment” at Ak‐wesasne are chronicled and the subversion of Native values and subsistence, and the creation of Native dependence on non‐Native society examined. Mohawk involvement in this predicament is traced to several processes:...
Abstract. Absolute and relative downward income mobility during two periods of economic growth, 1976‐1978 and 1984‐1986, are examined using data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics. Relative downward mobility occurred less frequently during the 1984‐1986 period, but absolute downward...
Abstract. This research examines the “age‐donation” profile of gift‐giving alumniai a large public university, based on a pooled micro‐data random sample of 4,242 alumni (1926/27‐1989/90 graduates) who gave cash gifts during the 1975/76‐1989/90 fiscal years. The covariance regression model...
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