Ideas to Action:

Independent research for global prosperity

CGD Policy Blogs


Chapter 2 Tweaked

I revised chapter 2 last fall. This time through (.docx, .pdf), I mostly worked to incorporate comments from the peer reviewers. In particular, I think I did a better job of summarizing the chapter at the start and end and linking explicitly to the book's main ideas.

After the Fall

The court's verdict on the government's move to dismiss Muhammad Yunus is now expected tomorrow. Bangladesh's judiciary is not reputed for independence from the executive branch.

Yunus Fired?

The BBC and AFP are reporting that Muhammad Yunus was fired from the Grameen Bank...or at least are quoting the new government-appointed chair, Muzammel Huq, to that effect.