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This edition of Top Picks features a post by Jessica Schicks on over-indebtedness and the consequences of repayment pressures, an important decision by the IMF to expand its focus, and a post that discusses the importance of good governance for social enterprises.
- Jessica Schicks recently wrote a post, “Over-Indebtedness in Microfinance – Who Should Bear the Risk?” for the CGAP Microfinance blog that discusses some of the risks associated with microcredit, specifically those related to over-indebtedness and repayment pressures. This post also reveals some of the very interesting findings from Schicks 2011 publication, Over-Indebtedness of Microborrowers in Ghana.
- An intriguing post on the Center for Global Development’s blog, “IMF Chief Warns of Triple Crisis – Economic, Environment, and Social – Details IMF Actions to Help on Climate“, announces a recent decision by the IMF to focus attention on climate change and the environmental state of developing nations, within their larger mission to spread global economic stability and growth.
- “Why You Can’t Talk About Impact Investing Without Corporate Governance“, a new post on NextBillion, discusses the importance of good corporate governance when it comes to impact investing. The post also introduces some useful tools for social enterprises to develop good governance practices.
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