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All recent news postings can be found below

 

New E-Book Explores Intersection of Poverty and the Marketplace

Maximizing the Micro Approach to BoP: A new book explores bottom-up solutions - Next Billion

Teaching the Marketplace for Informed Buyers and Sellers - Rockefeller Foundation

Thinking Outside the Classroom, Chicago Programs Adjust to Global, Student Demands - Chicago Tribune

Building Local Entrepreneurship - The New Indian Express

Chancellor Phyllis M. Wise tours the offices of Marketplace Literacy Communities in Chennai

Taking charge: Empowering subsistence-level entrepreneurs to succeed

An entrepreneurship school with a difference

Sustainability principles need to be integrated into business education

WEFT Champaign 90.1FM | Community Radio for East-Central Illinois

Best Courses 2011: Sustainable Product and Market Development for Subsistence Marketplaces

Team delivers development aid via cell phone animations

From llama herders to chai wallas: New website will engage the world

Parkland College Commencement Speech, May, 2010 ( Speech Transcript )

TEDxUIUC - Bottom-Up Solutions for Subsistence Marketplaces, April, 2010

DisconnectOnline - Podcast - Marketplace Literacy

"Marketplace Literacy: A Key to Unleashing Rural Consumption and Entrepreneurship" - Wall Street Journal - September 2009

"From Subsistence Marketplaces to Sustainable Marketplaces: A Bottom-Up Perspective on the Role of Business in Poverty Alleviation" - Economist Intelligence

"Open Minds and Fresh Perspectives" - University of Illinois Alumni News and Notes - Spring 2009

"Story on Marketplace Literacy in the Financial Times" - Financial Times

"Article on BUS 101" - Business Today - Fall 2008

"Emerging Lessons: For multinational companies, understanding the needs of poorer consumers can be profitable and socially responsible" - The Wall Street Journal

"Literacy & the Global Marketplace" - Illinois Business Perspectives

"Literacy, literate vs functional" - ChennaiOnline

"The plight the funtionally illiterate face at the grocery store" - Editorial in The News Gazette

"Shoppers who can't read make unwise buying decisions" - Inside Illinois

"Functionally Illiterate Consumers: A Sizable and Neglected Market Segment" - Association for Consumer Research

 

 

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