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  • WDI BoP Paper Honored At AOM Meeting

    WDI BoP Paper Honored At AOM Meeting

    Friday, August 8, 2014

    An academic article authored by Ted London, director of WDI's BoP research initiative, Heather Esper, manager of WDI's BoP impact assessment program, and Yaquta Kanchwala Fatehi, a BoP research associate, was named one of five finalists for “best paper” in the Social Issues in Management (SIM) division at the Academy…
  • WDI’s GlobaLens At AOM Annual Meeting

    WDI’s GlobaLens At AOM Annual Meeting

    Monday, August 4, 2014

    GlobaLens, WDI's case publishing division, exhibited at the 74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM) in Philadelphia. This was the third consecutive year GlobaLens has exhibited at this global event for academics and scholars. Last year's AOM event in Orlando attracted more than 8,000 attendees and the same…
  • 2015 NextBillion Case Competition Kicks Off

    2015 NextBillion Case Competition Kicks Off

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    The 2015 NextBillion Case Writing Competition, which recognizes and publishes the best-written case studies about business strategies aimed at alleviating poverty - especially at the base of the pyramid (BoP) – returns for another year. Last year’s competition attracted 52 entries representing 34 universities and 15 countries. Get all the…
  • Video Replay: July 18 Impact Assessment Webinar

    Video Replay: July 18 Impact Assessment Webinar

    Sunday, July 20, 2014

    The third and final webinar presented July 18 by WDI’s Impact Assessment program is now available for viewing online. The webinar, “Enhancing Poverty Alleviation Performance: Quantifying Changes Experienced By Local Stakeholders,” focused on quantitative methods to assess multidimensional impacts. Click here to watch the webinar. The webinar covered how WDI’s…
  • Yadav Featured On Global Michigan Site

    Yadav Featured On Global Michigan Site

    Tuesday, July 15, 2014

    WDI Director of Healthcare Research Prashant Yadav is in Ethiopia researching the country’s health care system. He was interviewed by the Global Michigan website editor William Foreman about the growth the country is experiencing. Foreman is in Ethiopia chronicling the university’s growing work in that country, and will feature a…
  • Paul Clyde Named New WDI President

    Paul Clyde Named New WDI President

    Monday, June 30, 2014

    Paul Clyde, a lecturer in business economics and public policy at the Ross School of Business, has been named the new president of the William Davidson Institute. Alison Davis-Blake, dean of the Ross School and chair of the WDI Board of Directors, made the announcement on June 30. Here is…
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