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The IMF and ‘conditionality’

Structural conditions imposed on developing countries by the International Monetary Fund undermine their 'state capacity' for economic development, finds study led at Cambridge Judge Business School. Structural conditions imposed on developing countries by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reduce their…

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‘Emancipatory’ social entrepreneurship

In addition to generating money, entrepreneurial activity by women in the developing world can build confidence and change broader societal attitudes, says Dr Helen Haugh of Cambridge Judge Business School. Entrepreneurial activity can provide a greater sense of freedom to…

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Helping social businesses to grow

Study by University of Cambridge researchers identifies four strategies and two key methods for scaling up social businesses in developing countries in order to meet huge unmet needs of more than four billion people. Social businesses can play an important…

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