The Values & Capitalism Blog

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

2018 Values & Capitalism Summer Conference

The 2018 Values & Capitalism Summer Conference was a fully-funded two-day seminar in Washington, DC, for students and faculty partners from Christian colleges and universities across the country. Taking place on June 14–16, 2018, the conference gave participants the chance to engage with policy experts and practitioners in a series of conversations about[...]

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[...]

Why Is Detroit so Empty?

Eric LaRose's project examines urban decline in Detroit, Michigan, by comparing it to population decline in Cleveland, Ohio; St. Louis, Missouri; Gary, Indiana; and Youngstown, Ohio. He explored variations in city and state government policies, taxes, regulatory environments, and local economies as potential reasons for Detroit’s unusually high vacancy rate.[...]


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