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Thomas Coleman in the press

Why Give Now
Christian Science Monitor
http://www.csmonitor.com/Commentary/Opinion/2008/1222/p09s01-coop.html

Microfinance and Enterprise Development: Effective Tools to Eradicate Poverty?
USAID
http://communities.seepnetwork.org/edexchange/system/files/SC_Synthesis_POWG+-+FINAL+11.14.08.pdf

Kiva Stories from the Field: Microfinance and the Bottom Billion
http://fellowsblog.kiva.org/2009/04/06/microfinance-and-the-bottom-billion/

Voices of Financial Inclusion: “It's the Clients, Stupid"
By Elisabeth Rhyne, ACCION's Center for Financial Inclusion, for the Huffington Post
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/elisabeth-rhyne/voices-of-financial-inclu_b_893932.html
http://www.accion.org/page.aspx?pid=3947

The Demand for Micro and Small Business Finance
Vijay Mahajan, BASIX, India
http://www.microfinancegateway.org/gm/document-1.9.25157/34429_file_03.pdf
Northwestern University: Global Engagement Summer Institute
http://www.scribd.com/doc/63595489/2011-Pre-Departure-Learning-Summit-Packet

Fast Track Guide To Emerging Regulations And Recent Legislation In Microfinance
The Luxembourg Fund Labeling Agency (LuxFLAG)
http://www.luxflag.lu/documents/events/2010/ConferenceAgenda_MicrofinanceWashington_oct2010.pdf

Eastern University Microfinance Conference (2009)
http://www.easternmfc.com/Lend2End/Speakers.html

Competition and Collaboration
University of Chicago Microfinance Conference (2008)
http://www.chicagomicrofinance.com/2008/speakers-bios.htm

The Road Ahead
University of Chicago Microfinance Conference (2007)
http://www.chicagomicrofinance.com/2007/agenda.php

Microfinance: The Way Ahead
Center for Analytical Finance at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad (2005)
http://www.isb.edu/caf/htmls/Microfinance.pdf
http://www.isb.edu/CAF/images/Microfinance%20Articles%20&%20Abstracts.pdf

Expanding the Frontier: Transforming Microfinance into a Global Financial Markets Instrument
University of Chicago and Northwestern Conference on the Commercialization of Microfinance (2005)
http://www.uncdf.org/english/microfinance/pubs/newsletter/pages/2005_06/news_chicago.php

Downloadable papers co-authored by Tom Coleman

Microfinance Social Indicators in Practice: Dissecting the SIP Partners’ Experience
By Tom Coleman and Sabina Rogers
CGAP/Ford Foundation Social Indicators Project
http://seepnetwork.org/PDFfiles/SIP_TN2_SI_in_practice_FINAL.pdf

Camels for Microcredit: How to Make Microcredit Organizations Financially Independent
By David Butts, Thomas Coleman, Christina Dimolina, Laurie Herrick, Nancy McDonnell, Kathy Weber
http://www.gdrc.org/icm/micro-camel.html