Displaying all posts by Chris Dunford
A new theory of change is emerging for microfinance. People from poor households tap microfinance services to smooth consumption and build assets to protect against risks ahead of time and cope with shocks and economic stress events after they occur—leading to widespread poverty alleviation but not widespread poverty reduction.
An Expert Recommendation from our Big Questions Section on the topic of Savings
FAI asked Chris Dunford to tell us about books and papers that really made a difference in how he thought about savings and the poor. This is his response: