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KayTek: Manufacturing Housing and Livelihoods in Haiti

Authors: Wood, David; Sekhon, Taylor
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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The Haitian chairman and CEO of a very successful, multi-million dollar information technology company wants to provide affordable quality housing, especially for the disadvantaged poor, using steel frame technology from his start-up, KayTek. What he has not yet determined is how to get his product to market.

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micro Home Solutions: A Social Housing Initiative in India

Authors: Kerr, William R.; Brownell, Alexis
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

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mHS is a social enterprise for the provision of affordable housing in India. After India's microfinance industry collapses, mHS needs to reposition itself for continued operations and long-term growth.

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Bright Lights, No City: An African Adventure on Bad Roads with a Brother and a Very Weird Business Plan

Author: Alexander, Max
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Hyperion
Publication Year: 2012

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At age 47, Whit Alexander, the American co-founder of the Cranium board game, decided to start a new business selling affordable goods and services to low-income villagers in Ghana, West Africa. His brother Max, a journalist, came along to tell the story...

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FINO Pay Tech Ltd.: Branchless Banking for the Rural Poor

Authors: Sharp, David J.; Bapat, Dhananjay; Handoo, Jatinder
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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This case presents FINO’s technology-based model for financial inclusion and the challenges presented to the Kohlapur district coordinator as he starts the process of building the local organization...

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Financial Flows, Development, and Global Justice

Authors: Mehta, Krishen; Beyerle, Shaazka
Product Type: Syllabi
Source:
Publication Year: 2013

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This course will examine the structural roots of poverty, the connection between poverty and illicit financial flows, and how the shadow financial system prevalent in many countries facilitates such illicit flows and thereby undermines development.

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LifeSpring Hospitals: Delivering Affordable, High-quality Maternal Health Care in India

Authors: Anant, Priya; Velamuri, S. Ramakrishna; Zhang, Wei; Mukherjee, Monidipa
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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This case highlights the journey of an organization that was set up in Hyderabad, in southern India, to provide affordable maternal care services to women from low-income urban families...

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Jobs and Social Innovation

Author: Kanter, Rosabeth Moss
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Publication Year: 2013

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Opportunity has become one of the most perplexing questions of our times. Job creation is an imperative, and it calls for innovation in social institutions.

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Money Is Never Enough

Author: Casanueva, Leticia M. Jáuregui
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Publication Year: 2013

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Since the 1970s, microcredit has been considered a critical tool for poverty reduction and development. After years of research and working hand-in-hand with female entrepreneurs in marginalized Mexican communities, however, I’ve learned that credit is a necessary but not a sufficient condition for success...

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Supercompra: Sourcing from Small Andean Farmers

Authors: Bruni-Celli, Josefina F.; Plaza, Manuela
Product Type: Cases
Source: Social Enterprise Knowledge Network
Publication Year: 2013

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The case looks at the difficulties faced by companies when trying to develop commercial relations with low-income suppliers through market mechanisms, and elaborates on how Supercompra handled these relationships. It is chronologically situated in March 2006, the moment when Supercompra must decide how to proceed regarding its relationship with its low income suppliers...

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Competitiveness at a Crossroads: Findings of Harvard Business School’s 2012 Survey on U.S. Competitiveness

Authors: Porter, Michael E.; Rivkin, Jan W.; Kanter, Rosabeth Moss
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

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Second in the series of U.S. Competitiveness surveys, Harvard Business School gleaned responses from nearly 7,000 alumni and more than 1,000 members of the general public. The survey not only provides an updated view of the U.S. business environment, but also illuminates specific actions that business leaders and policymakers can take to improve U.S. competitiveness.

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