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Acemoglu, D and J Robinson (2012). Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty. New York: Crown Publishers.
Acs, Z. J., Audretsch, D. B., & Strom, R. J. (Eds.). (2009). Entrepreneurship, growth, and public policy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Alesina, A., & Glaeser, E. L. (2004). Fighting poverty in the US and Europe: A work of difference. Oxford University Press.
Allard, S. W. (2017). Places in need: The changing geography. Russel Sage Foundation.
Banerjee, A. V., & Duflo, E. (2011). Poor economics: A radical rethinking of the way to fight global poverty. New York: Public Affairs Books
Baradaran, M. (2015). How the other half banks: Exclusion, exploitation, and the threat to democracy. Harvard University Press.
Bateman, Milford. 2010. Why doesn’t microfinance work?: The destructive rise of local neoliberalism. London: Zed Books.
Berhanu, A. & Ezana, A. (2011). Peasant entrepreneurship and rural poverty reduction: the case of model farmers in Bure Woreda, West Gojjam Zone. Addis Ababa: Forum for Social Studies. https://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=XYgTfr7wDlYC&oi=fnd&pg=PP1&dq=entrepreneurship+and+poverty+books&ots=Vpwu-dcyXK&sig=V8hEWHj9C2vNVmbP5g7LLu0vvJw
Bislev, A. 2012. Embedded microcredit - Creating village cohesion oCrettaz, E. (2011). Fighting working poverty in postindustrial economies: Causes, trade-offs and policy solutions. Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK.
Caraher, K. and Reuter, E (2020) Self-employment in 21, Bristol, UK: Bristol University Press. st century Britain: Multidisciplinary perspectives
Dagogo, W, (2022). Entrepreneurship Skills Development in TVET through Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships: Post-COVID -19 recovery approach for developing economies. Hershey, PA: IGI Global Publishers. https://www.igi-global.com/chapter/entrepreneurship-skills-development-in-tvet-through-multi-stakeyholder-partnerships/307710
Daley-Harris, S., & Awimbo, A. (Eds.). (2011). New pathways out of poverty. Kumarian Press.
Dalglish, C., & Tonelli, M. (2016). Entrepreneurship at the Bottom of the Pyramid. Abingdom, UK: Taylor & Francis.
De Soto, H. (1989). The other path: The invisible revolution in the third world. Harper & Row, New York.
Desmond, M. (2016). Evicted: Poverty and profit in the American city. Crown Publishers.
Duncan, G., & Brooks-Gunn, J. (Eds.). (1997). Consequences of growing up poor. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.
Edgcomb, E. L. (2002). Scaling up microenterprise services. Washington, DC: Aspen Institute.
Espasandin-Bustelo, F. Vargas, J. G., and del Mar Vaquero Ruiz, M. (2022). Entrepreneurial Intention and Multidimensional Poverty: Analysis of the Relationship. Hershey, PA: IGI Global publishers. https://www.igi-global.com/chapter/entrepreneurial-intention-and-multidimensional-proverty/295691
Fairbourne, J. S., Gibson, S. W., & Dyer, W. G. (Eds.). (2007). Microfranchising: Creating wealth at the bottom of the pyramid. Edward Elgar Publishing.
Fairlie, R. & Robb, A. (2008), Race and Entrepreneurial Success. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press.
Fiet, J O, (2022). The Entrepreneurship Solution to Poverty and Science of What is Possible. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing.
Freire, P. (1996). Pedagogy of the oppressed (revised edition). New York: Continuum.
Gans, Herbert. 1996. The war against the poor: The underclass and antipoverty policy. New York: Basic Books.
Gill, K. (2009). Of poverty and plastic: scavenging and scrap trading entrepreneurs in India’s urban informal economy. Oxford University Press.
Jefferson, P. (ed.), (2012). Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Poverty. London: Oxford University Press.
John, D. and Poisner, D. (2016) The power of broke. New York: Currency Publishing.
Lewis, O. (1959). Five families: Mexican case studies in the culture of poverty. New York: New American Library.
Light, I. H., & Rosenstein, C. N. (1995). Race, ethnicity, and entrepreneurship in urban America. Transaction Publishers.
London, T. & Hart, S. 2011. Next Generation Business Strategies for the Base of the Pyramid: New Approaches for Building Mutual Value. Upper Saddle River, NJ: FT Press.
London, T. 2016. The Base of the Pyramid Promise: Building Businesses with Impact and Scale, Stanford, CA: Stanford Business Books.
Maradaran, M. (2015). How the other half banks: Exclusion, exploitation, and the threat to democracy. Harvard University Press.
McKague, K. & Siddiquee, M. (2014). Making Markets More Inclusive. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
McKay, K. L., Williams, L., Atkinson, A., & Levin, E. (2014). Enhancing support for low-income entrepreneurs through major public systems. Washington: Corporation for Enterprise Development.
McLenighan, V., and Pogge, J. (1991). The Business of Self-Sufficiency: Microcredit Programs in the United States. Chicago: Woodstock Institute.
Metcalfe, B. D., Bastian, B. L., & Al-Dajani, H. (Eds.). (2022). Women, Entrepreneurship, and Development in the Middle East. Routledge.
Morris, M. H., Santos, S. C., & Neumeyer, X. (Eds.). (2018). Poverty and entrepreneurship in developed economies. Edward Elgar Publishing.
Payne, R.K. DoVol, P. and Dreussi Smith, T. (2009), Bridges Out of Poverty: Strategies for Professionals and Communities, Highlands, TX: Aha Process Inc
Pickernell, D. G., Battisti, M., Dann, Z., & Ekinsmyth, C. (Eds.). (2022). Disadvantaged Entrepreneurship and the Entrepreneurial. Emerald Publishing Limited
Raimi, L., & Kah, J. M.L. (Eds.). (2022). Implications for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development in the Blue Economy. IGI Global.
Robinson, J. A., Joshi, A. M., Vickerie-Dearman, L., & Inouye, T. (2019). Urban innovation: At the nexus of urban policy and entrepreneurship. Handbook of Inclusive Innovation.
Sachs, J. D. (2006). The end of poverty: Economic possibilities for our time. Penguin.
Sampson, R. J. (2012). Great American city: Chicago and the enduring neighborhood effect. University of Chicago Press.
Schön,, D.A., Sanyal, B. & Mitchell, W.J. (Eds.), High technology and low-income communities: Prospects for the positive use of advanced information technology. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Servon, L. J. (1999). Microenterprises and the American Poor. Washington DC: The Brookings Institution.
Sharkey, P. (2013). Stuck in place: Urban neighborhoods and the end of progress toward racial equality. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Sherratt, L. (2015). Can microfinance work?: How to improve its ethical balance and effectiveness. Oxford University Press.
Shirk, M. & Wadia, A. S. (2004). Kitchen table entrepreneurs: How eleven women escaped poverty to became their own bosses. Westview Press: Colorado.
Smith, M. C. (1998). Literacy for the twenty-first century. Westport, CT: Praeger.
Tanner, M. D. (2003). The Poverty of Welfare: Helping Others in the Civil Society. Cato Institute.
Thurman, P. W. (2016). Entrepreneurship and sustainability: business solutions for poverty alleviation from around the world. Routledge.
Thurman, P. W., & Halkias, D. (2017). Entrepreneurship and Sustainability (Business Solutions for Poverty Alleviation from Around the World). Routledge Publishing https://www.routledge.com/Entrepreneurship-and-Sustainability-Business-Solutions-for-Poverty-Alleviation/Thurman-Halkias/p/book/9781138108998
Tirado, L. (2015). Hand to mouth: Living in bootstrap America. Penguin.
Venkatesh, Sudhir Alladi. 2006. Off the Books: The Underground Economy of the Urban Poor. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Wamba, N. G. (2010). Poverty and literacy: An introduction. Reading and Writing Quarterly, 26(3), 189–194.
Warer, M (2019). Poverty and Freedom: Case Studies on Global Economic Development, Bowker Publishing
Warschauer, M. (2003). Technology and social inclusion: Rethinking the digital divide. Cambridge, MA: MIT press.
Wilson, W. J. (2012). The truly disadvantaged: The inner city, the underclass, and public policy. The University of Chicago Press.
Wilson, W.J. (1996). When work disappears. New York: Vintage Books.
Yunus, M. (1998). Banker to the Poor. Penguin Books India.