Study Materials

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Alphabetical List of Available Course Resources

Amazon logo Bornstein, David. How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2004. ISBN: 9780195138054.

Amazon logo Chang, Ha-Joon, and Grabel Ilene. Reclaiming Development: An Alternative Economic Policy Manual. New York and London, NY: Zed Books, 2004. ISBN: 9781842772010.

Amazon logo Chang, Ha-Joon. Rethinking Development Economics. London, NY: Anthem Press, 2003. ISBN: 9781843311102.

Amazon logo ———. Kicking Away the Ladder - Development Strategy in Historical Perspective. London, NY: Anthem Press, 2002. ISBN: 9781843310273.

Amazon logo Ellerman, David. Helping People Help Themselves: From the World Bank to an Alternative Philosophy of Development Assistance. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2006. ISBN: 9780472031429.

Amazon logo Erlich, Paul, and Anne Erlich. One with Nineveh: Politics, Consumption and the Human Future. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2005. ISBN: 9781597260312.

Amazon logo Gallagher, K., ed. Putting Development First: The Importance of Policy Space in the WTO and IFIs. New York and London, NY: Zed Books, 2005. ISBN: 9781842776353.

Amazon logo Hart, Stuart L. Capitalism at the Crossroads. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Wharton School Publishing, 2005. ISBN: 9780131439870.

Amazon logo Lerner, Steve. EcoPioneers. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1998. ISBN: 9780262621243.

Amazon logo Max-Neef, M. A. From the Outside Looking in: Experiences in 'Barefoot Economics'. London. NY: Zed Books, 1992. ISBN: 9781856491884.

McDonough, William and Michael Braungart. The Hannover Principles: Design for Sustainability. William McDonnough + Partners and McDonnough Braumgart Design Chemistry, 2003.

Amazon logo ———. Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things. New York, NY: North Point Press, 2002. ISBN: 9780865475878.

Amazon logo Nelson, Richard. National Innovation Systems: A Comparative Analysis. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1993. ISBN: 9780195076165.

Amazon logo ———. The Sources of Economic Growth. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2000. ISBN: 9780674001725.

Amazon logo Oshinsky, David M. Polio: An American Story. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2006. ISBN: 9780195325966.

Amazon logo Prahalad, C. K., and G. Hamel. Competing for the Future. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 1996. ISBN: 9780875847160.

Amazon logo Prugh, T., R. Costanza, and H. E. Daly. The Local Politics of Global Sustainability. Washington, DC: Island Press, 1999. ISBN: 9781559637442.

Amazon logo Quinn, Robert. Deep Change: Discovering the Leader Within. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Inc. Publishers, 1996. ISBN: 9780787902445.

Amazon logo ———. Change the World: How Ordinary People Can Accomplish Extraordinary Results. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Inc. Publishers, 2000. ISBN: 9780787951931.

Amazon logo Rahman, Aminur. Women and Microcredit in Rural Bangladesh. Oxford, UK: Westview Press, 2001. ISBN: 9780813339306.

Amazon logo Sachs, Jeffrey. The End of Poverty. New York, NY: Penguin Press, 2006. ISBN: 9780143036586.

Sawhney, Nitin. PhD Thesis. Read chapters 1 and 5.

Amazon logo Schultze, Peter C. Engineering within Ecological Constraints. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1998. ISBN: 9780309051989.

Amazon logo Sen, A., et al. The Standard of Living. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1987. ISBN: 9780521321013.

Specter, M. "What Money Can Buy." New Yorker, October 20, 2005.

Amazon logo Turner, Adair. Just Capital: The Liberal Economy. London, NY: Pan Books, 2001. ISBN: 9780330480239.

Amazon logo Von Weizsacker, Ernst, Amory Lovins, and Hunter Lovins. Factor Four: Doubling Wealth, Halving Resource Use. London, NY: Earthscan Publications, 1997. ISBN: 9781853834073.

Web and Other Resources

Acumen Fund

D-Lab III: Dissemination course site

Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid

Gates Foundation. Global Health.

Global Fund Brochure. 2005.

Global Fund. "Force for Change." 2004.

MIT IDEAS Competition and Timeline

MIT $100K Competition: Entrepreneurship for Development Prize

MIT Deshpande Center Idea Stream

New York University. Conference of Social Entrepreneurs: "Where Practice and Research Align." New York University, April 7-8, 2006.

Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). "The New Hero Their Bottom Line is Saving Lives." DVD 4-hour series hosted by Robert Redford.

Root Cause

Stanford Social Innovation Review

Business Association of Stanford Entrepreneurial Students

World Bank Development Marketplace