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The theoretical aspect of Muhammad Yunus’s dream-'putting poverty in museums'

  • Zaman, Md Monowaruz

The present economy is based on capital based income structure. Grameen Bank has shown how zero capital owners become small capital owners by taking micro-credits. However micro-credit can create very limited economic density in an area that is insufficient to eradicate poverty unless the root causes of poverty are identified and counteracted. Neoclassical economics only focus on presently available capital although the capitalists are not created at once. A natural cycle of economics upholds economic, cultural and social values by its self-corrective nature. The natural economics is overridden by profit-motive institutional structure, where the market is not uniform or equal behaving for all segments of economic agents rather it is distributed as layers of energy states. A prudent utilization of all the opportunities targeting the poorest people of an economy will make benefited all in terms of new values, welfare and employment opportunities etc.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 1306.

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Date of creation: 02 Jan 2007
Date of revision: 02 Jan 2007
Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:1306
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