Groundbreaking Microfinance Books

A Listmania! list by Casey
The list author says: "This collection of groundbreaking titles were selected by the 2011 Microfinance USA Conference staff because of the definitive role they have played in shaping the field of microfinance, microsavings, and social entrepreneurship.

The Microfinance USA Conference Bookstore can be found online on the conference website, as well as at the 2011 Microfinance USA Conference: May 23-24 in New York City.

Microfinance USA is the conference where the nation's leading microfinance champions exchange ideas and information that set the agenda for the future of the field. Join the conversation with expert practitioners, top investors, and frontline researchers to explore and expand microfinance in the U.S.

www.microfinanceusaconference.org"
More Than Good Intentions: How a New Economics Is Helping to Solve Global Poverty
1.  More Than Good Intentions: How a New Economics Is Helping to Solve Global Poverty by Dean Karlan
Used & New from: $0.70
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

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Financial Promise for the Poor: How Groups Build Microsavings
2.  Financial Promise for the Poor: How Groups Build Microsavings by Kim Wilson
$22.46   Used & New from: $2.49

Broke, USA: From Pawnshops to Poverty, Inc. - How the Working Poor Became Big Business
3.  Broke, USA: From Pawnshops to Poverty, Inc. - How the Working Poor Became Big Business by Gary Rivlin
Used & New from: $1.54
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

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Social Entrepreneurship: What Everyone Needs to Know®
4.  Social Entrepreneurship: What Everyone Needs to Know® by David Bornstein
$11.32   Used & New from: $8.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

Portfolios of the Poor: How the World's Poor Live on $2 a Day
5.  Portfolios of the Poor: How the World's Poor Live on $2 a Day by Stuart Rutherford
$21.01   Used & New from: $14.95
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Poverty Capital: Microfinance and the Making of Development
6.  Poverty Capital: Microfinance and the Making of Development by Ananya Roy
$29.89   Used & New from: $19.92
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Creating a World Without Poverty: Social Business and the Future of Capitalism
7.  Creating a World Without Poverty: Social Business and the Future of Capitalism by Karl Weber
$10.95   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (71 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
8.  Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Sheryl WuDunn
$9.96   Used & New from: $2.28
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (706 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Philanthrocapitalism: How Giving Can Save the World
9.  Philanthrocapitalism: How Giving Can Save the World by Matthew Bishop
$7.20   Used & New from: $2.04
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference (Citizenkid)
10.  One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference (Citizenkid) by Katie Smith Milway
$14.47   Used & New from: $6.26
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas, Updated Edition
11.  How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas, Updated Edition by David Bornstein
$10.56   Used & New from: $2.64
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews)

The Poor and Their Money: Microfinance From a Twenty-First Century Consumer's Perspective
12.  The Poor and Their Money: Microfinance From a Twenty-First Century Consumer's Perspective by Stuart Rutherford
$28.76   Used & New from: $21.53

Transforming Lives $40 at a Time, Women + Microfinance: Upending the Status Quo
13.  Transforming Lives $40 at a Time, Women + Microfinance: Upending the Status Quo by Dana Elizabeth Whitaker
$35.96   Used & New from: $0.16
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Kitchen Capitalism: Microenterprise in Low-Income Households (Suny Series in Urban Public Policy)
14.  Kitchen Capitalism: Microenterprise in Low-Income Households (Suny Series in Urban Public Policy) by Margaret S. Sherraden
Used & New from: $35.65
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Banker To The Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty
15.  Banker To The Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty by Muhammad Yunus
$10.58   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (122 customer reviews)

Assets and the Poor: A New American Welfare Policy
16.  Assets and the Poor: A New American Welfare Policy by Michael W. Sherraden
$29.29   Used & New from: $9.64
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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