Milford Bateman

Juraj Dobrila University of Pula (UNIPU)

Zagrebačka 30

Pula, 52100

Croatia

St Marys University, Halifax

Halifax, nova scotia

Canada

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

23

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“  My main interests include the role of local finance in development, cooperative finance, SME policy and the role of the local state in fostering sustainable and equitable development ('local developmental state').  ”

Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

The Microfinance Illusion

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Jan 2014
Milford Bateman and Ha-Joon Chang
Juraj Dobrila University of Pula (UNIPU) and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics
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microfinance, poverty reduction, Bangladesh, Bosnia, neoliberalism, globlisation

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Microfinance and the Illusion of Development: From Hubris To Nemesis in Thirty Years

World Economic Review, No 1, 2012
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Jan 2014
Milford Bateman and Ha-Joon Chang
Juraj Dobrila University of Pula (UNIPU) and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics
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microfinance, Yunus, microcredit, neoliberalism, impact, poverty, development.

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The Rise and Fall of Muhammad Yunus and the Microcredit Model

International Development Studies Working Paper #001
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Jan 2014
Milford Bateman
Juraj Dobrila University of Pula (UNIPU)
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Muhammad Yunus, microcredit, deindustriaisation, informal

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The Age of Microfinance: Destroying Latin American Economies from the Bottom Up

ÖFSE Working Paper No. 39
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jan 2014
Milford Bateman
Juraj Dobrila University of Pula (UNIPU)
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microcredit, microfinance, neoliberalism, productivity, deindustrialisation

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A Post-Washington Consensus Approach to Local Economic Development in Latin America? An Example from Medellín, Colombia

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Milford Bateman, Juan Duran Ortiz and Kate Maclean
Juraj Dobrila University of Pula (UNIPU), IBSER and Independent
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Medellin, Colombia, informal, enterprise, microfinance, institutions

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The Contribution of the Microfinance Model to Bosnia's Post-War Reconstruction and Development: How to Destroy an Economy and Society Without Really Trying

ÖFSE Working Papere No. 36
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Jan 2014
Milford Bateman, Dean Sinković and Marinko Skare
Juraj Dobrila University of Pula (UNIPU), Juraj Dobrila University of Pula (UNIPU) and Juraj Dobrila University of Pula
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microfinance, neoliberalism, Bosnia, deindustrialization, informal sector, control fraud

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The Zombie-Like Persistence of Failed Local Neoliberalism: The Case of UNDP's Local Economic Development Agency (LEDA) Network in Latin America

International Development Studies Working Paper #14.3
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Dec 2014
Milford Bateman
Juraj Dobrila University of Pula (UNIPU)
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South Africa's Post-Apartheid Microcredit-Driven Calamity: Comparing ‘Developmental’ to ‘Anti-Developmental’ Local Financial Models

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Jun 2014
Milford Bateman
Juraj Dobrila University of Pula (UNIPU)
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Microcredit, South Africa, impact, poverty, informal, SME, institutions

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Financing Local Economic Development: In Search of the Optimal Local Financial System

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Mar 2016
Milford Bateman
Juraj Dobrila University of Pula (UNIPU)
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SME, local economic development, microfinance, cooperatives, financial institutions

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Sustainable Local Economic Development in Croatia and the Role of Social Capital

5th International conference «Economic Integration, competition and cooperation», Opatija, Croatia, 2005.
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 04 May 2013
Milford Bateman
Juraj Dobrila University of Pula (UNIPU)
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social capital, sustainable development, IFIs, neoliberalism, civil society, NGOs

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Cooperative Enterprise Development as a Key Aspect in Rebuilding Solidarity-Driven Local Economies in the Aftermath of Thirty Years of Destructive Local Neoliberalism

UNRISD Conference Potential and Limits of Social and Solidarity Economy 6–8 May 2013, Geneva, Switzerland
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Jan 2014
Milford Bateman
Juraj Dobrila University of Pula (UNIPU)
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cooperatives, solidarity economy, neoliberalism, institutions, local developmental stae

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cooperative, sustainable, local financial system, integrated approach, Mondragon, Emilia-Romagna

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local developmental state, productivity, industrial policy, SMEs

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Promoting Sustainable Local Employment and Rural Development Opportunities in Kosovo: A Role for Agricultural Co-Operatives

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Milford Bateman
Juraj Dobrila University of Pula (UNIPU)
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Kosovo, cooperatives, agriculture

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Sustainable, Equitable and Decent Job Creation in South Africa: The Crucial Role of the ‘Local Developmental State’

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 02 Dec 2016
Milford Bateman
Juraj Dobrila University of Pula (UNIPU)
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local economic development, SME, microfinance, South Africa, development

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The Informalisation of the BiH Economy and the Role of the Microfinance Model

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Jan 2014
Milford Bateman
Juraj Dobrila University of Pula (UNIPU)
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microfinance, Bosnia, transition, post-conflict, informalisation

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South Africa's Post-Apartheid Microcredit-Driven Calamity

Law, Democracy and Development, Volume 18: 92-135
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 31 Dec 2014
Milford Bateman
Juraj Dobrila University of Pula (UNIPU)
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microcredit, apartheid, South Africa, local economic development

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Rediscovering the Value of the Cooperative Sector in South East Europe: History, Current Developments and Some Ideas for the Future

CAST Working Paper No 3
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Jan 2014
Milford Bateman
Juraj Dobrila University of Pula (UNIPU)
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cooperatives, Balkans, economic development

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Local Finance, Microcredit, Local Government, Financial Intermediation, SME

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Moving From Developmental Local Finance to Neoliberalised Microcredit in Post-war East Asia: Abandoning a Winning Formula

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 31 Jan 2019
Milford Bateman
Juraj Dobrila University of Pula (UNIPU)
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Microcredit, East Asia, 'Miracle Economies', Local Financial Systems, Neoliberalism

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Fin-Tech As a Destructive Force in the Field of Local Economic Development

2nd International Conference SINCERE 2018
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Nov 2018
Milford Bateman
Juraj Dobrila University of Pula (UNIPU)
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fin-tech, microcredit, M-Pesa, Kenya, Africa, sustainable development, MSME

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South Africa's Post-Apartheid Microcredit Experiment: Moving from State-Enforced to Market- Enforced Exploitation

Forum for Social Economics, July 2015
Posted: 06 Dec 2015
Milford Bateman
Juraj Dobrila University of Pula (UNIPU)

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microcredit, neoliberalism, South Africa, unemployment, poverty

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LEDA, enterprise development, UNDP, local development, latin america