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Initial post: Sep 26, 2008 10:59:33 AM PDT
Jeff Mowatt says:
Those interested in the origins of these idea may want to read up on the topic of people-centered economic development and the originator of the idea of a profit-for-purpose business model as the key to address world poverty. It was delivered as a paper to the committee to re-elect the President in September 1996, then published as a free-to-use model on the web a year later. It may be quite a surprise to learn that this came from a homeless man, living in a tent when I met him.

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A. Suich says:
I heard one of the authors of this book, Matthew Bishop, speak at an event with President Clinton in New York. The book offers the first in-depth analysis of the global boom in philanthropy, and President Clinton highlighted the importance of the issues that the book addresses. For those looking for more information on the book, and suggestions for further reading, the book's official website is located at
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Philanthrocapitalism: How the Rich Can Save the World by Matthew Bishop (Hardcover - September 30, 2008)
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