Week 4 – Professor Glenn Yago


Please read through this Overview document first; the Financial Innovation Lab Case Summaries attachment can be found here.

Yago, Glenn and Franklin Allen, “Financing the Developing World,” World Financial Review, September-October 2011:44-48.

Levine, Ross, Luc Laeven and Stelio Michlopoulos, “Financial Innovation and Endogenous Growth, “Journal of Financial Intermediation, 2015, January, 24 (1).

Mariana Mazzucato and Greg Semieniuk, “Financing renewable energy: Who is financing what and why it matters,Technological Forecasting and Social Change, May 2017

Please browse through the following PowerPoint for additional information: PowerPoint slide deck
*review the PowerPoint to get an understanding of the context of growth theory landscape applied to project/program/product development finance.  That will put the required case studies above in context: water, food, energy, health and how they interlink.