As the jobs crisis continues to escalate right across Europe, the European policy-making elite is at an almost complete loss as to what to do. However, there seems to be broad agreement that at least one policy intervention can work in today’s desperate circumstances – microcredit. A policy that is more familiar to developing countries, […]
About Milford Bateman
Milford Bateman is a freelance consultant on local economic development policy and, since 2005, a Visiting Professor of Economics at Juraj Dobrila University of Pula, Croatia. He is the author of numerous articles and book chapters, including most recently ‘Why Doesn’t Microfinance Work? The Destructive Rise of Local Neoliberalism’ published by Zed Books in 2010.