1. The Power Of The Poor - Assaulted by Impossibility

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    The poor and extra-legal find that every avenue to prosperity, safety, and a better life is blocked. And when that happens, people get angry and look for alternatives. In Peru in the 1990s, that alternative…

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    • The Power Of The Poor - A Farmer’s Dilemma

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      We meet Eusebio Atau, whose family has worked for generations on land that they cannot prove is theirs. For him, land is like gold or money. His story illustrates the dilemma most farmers in the world…

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      • The Power Of The Poor - Identity in a Globalized World

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        With a quick trip through airport customs, de Soto shows two ways of identifying people. One is only good for people we know. The other is for people we don’t know. Our identities are not contained…

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        • The Power Of The Poor - The Work of the ILD

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          De Soto’s organization, the Institute for Liberty and Democracy (ILD), sends scores of researchers out into the slums and rural areas of developing world to gather data. They have found that,…

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          • The Power Of The Poor - Paper Walls

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            De Soto has documented that in the world of the poor, it takes months or years to get an official title to a home, write legal contracts, or legally open a business. It takes hundreds of steps to…

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            • The Power Of The Poor - The Great Migration

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              Across the globe, millions are on the move in the biggest migration in human history. They are going from farms to cities, and from poorer to richer nations. For the first time in mankind’s…

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              • The Power Of The Poor - The Challenge of a World Excluded

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                Four billion people are locked out of the capitalist system and the rule of law that governs it. It’s not because they don’t want to come in, it’s because laws and institutions are…

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                • Take my profits, please! Volatility Reduction and Ethics - Professor Michael Mainelli

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                  With increasing emphasis on the social and ethical obligations of corporations, what do companies have to gain from lower profits? We will look at how more sophisticated firms incorporate volatility…

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                  • Should Christians support economic sanctions?

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                    Jeremy Courtney, Founder of the Preemptive Love Coalition, shares his thoughts on the ineffectiveness of economic sanctions http://askquestions.tv

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                    • Reforming Auditing: Incremental change or radical action? - Professor Michael Mainelli, Isobel Sharp and Joshua Ronen

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                      The auditing profession claims to have been through tremendous turmoil as a result of a spate of scandals and professionals being caught off-guard, yet a few years on the profession looks remarkably…

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