Contemplating Scarcity and Its Implications for Microfinance and Poverty Alleviation

Truelift Steering Committee member, Alex Counts (President and CEO, Grameen Foundation) talks about behavioral economics as a lens to view poverty alleviation efforts. In particular, Alex discusses how the brain functions when it perceives scarcity. The findings he recounts are quite illuminating. Take a look at both parts in this two part series – they are definitely worth a read.

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