Tag: Economic sociology

Applied Sociology and Economic Consulting

Writing for Bloomberg View, American Professor of Finance, Noah Smith, superficially reviews a sociology discussion paper exploring the social networks of economists. The original paper by sociology Professor¬†Marion Fourcade and colleagues finds that economists are better positioned materially to both benefit from, and influence,… Continue Reading “Applied Sociology and Economic Consulting”

United Nations microfinance scheme for refugees living in camps

  Many refugees are displaced from their homes for years. They might live ¬†in refugee camps for decades. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and its partners support microfinancing efforts. Through small loans, refugees are empowered to maintain businesses and trading efforts,… Continue Reading “United Nations microfinance scheme for refugees living in camps”