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  • Is entrepreneurship the solution to poverty in Arab countries?

    Professor Linda Herrera

    Microfinance and entrepreneurship have not turned out to be the panaceas for poverty that some experts predicted, suggests a recent analysis by social and political anthropologist Linda Herrera, a professor of education policy, organization and leadership at the University of Illinois.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer


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  • Editor’s note: To contact Linda Herrera, email

    Herrera’s analysis of the strategies proposed in the U.N. report is available online