Entries by Skoll Centre

Beyond microcredit: early evidence on microequity for the poor in Indonesia

DPhil (PhD) candidate in Economics at the University of Oxford, Muhammad Meki, and his colleagues evaluate their project into launching a microequity programme in Indonesia for microentrepreneurs in collaboration with Allianz. Beyond microcredit In many developing economies, a significant proportion of households derive their primary income from microenterprises involved in retail, light production of goods […]

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A year in Oxford

From baby #2 to navigating the crowds of tourists, our Skoll Scholar, Kevin Duco Warner, shares his incredibly personal and candid story of his year on the Oxford MBA.  Oxford. This place is special. The juxtaposition of a medieval university city with the youthful bustle of 20,000 students makes for a vibrant daily experience. Even […]

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A chapter finished, a community found

From intention of reflection to community and opportunity, Skoll Scholar 2017-18, Aaron Bartnick, reflects on his year at Oxford. One of my first and most powerful memories in Oxford was walking around Radcliffe Square during the first few weeks of classes. In many ways the heart and soul of Oxford, Radcliffe Square is home to some […]

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Meet the Finalists – Map the System Global Final

In its third year, the Map the System competition’s Global Final is set to be the biggest yet; with 15 competing teams arriving here in Oxford from six continents. This competition is a chance for students and recent graduates, of participating educational institutions, to learn more about the issues they care about and present their […]

The Circular Economy Skills and Challenges – Paola Migliorini

In celebration of the start of the Saïd Business School’s Circular Economy module this Trinity semester, students involved in the programme have interviewed key practitioners in the rapidly emerging field. This blog series aims to document key practitioner’s stories; perspectives on what skills are relevant to a successful career and what they see the future […]