The Values & Capitalism Blog

The Values & Capitalism blog is a forum for discussion about issues of Christian faith, economics, politics, society, poverty, and more.

The Practice of Governing with Humility

Last year, I gave a lecture to a group of students about dignity and humility. I made the case that when it comes to governing, treating the governed with respect requires those in positions of power to start from a place of modesty—appreciating others’ goodness, appreciating our own fallibility, and understanding what that means for public life.

Microfinance as a tool for international economic growth

Microfinance is a relatively recent method of poverty alleviation that is implemented in countries around the world to promote financial inclusion and economic development. This study researches the largely-less explored macroeconomic impact of the large-scale provision of microfinance services on economic growth to understand how this sector is increasingly[...]


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