We came across this clever video on Duncan Green’s excellent Poverty to Power blog.
All in Humour
I’m a huge fan of Monty Python, and enjoyed revisiting familiar skits - but this skit was unfamiliar, and, I thought, very funny. I hope you enjoy it.
REQUEST FOR URGENT BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP
Kim Wilson and Paul Rippey announced yesterday that the Savings Revolution website has been sold to Barclays Bank for undisclosed considerations.
According to Dr. Schmidt, elite capture occurs when resources are deflected from their intended purpose through opportunistic rent-seeking so that they benefit an elite.
A consortium made up of Shenzhen Development Bank, the Hang Lung Group and Lenovo have announced a major initiative to bring savings groups to Africa.
What does it say about the reputation of banks that, despite the millions of dollars they have spent in brand advertising, some of the smartest people I know fall for a ridiculous April Fool's post?