Review of ‘The Mystery of Capital: Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else’, by Hernando de Soto (Black Swan, 2001; first published by Bantam Press, 2000).
East African governments want to stop people buying second-hand clothes. Easier said than done.
Review of ‘Why Doesn’t Microfinance Work? The Destructive Rise of Local Neoliberalism’ by Milford Bateman (Zed Books, 2010)