Blogs from the NYU Wagner Community


The Wagner Planner

Financial Access Initiative

  • March 1, 2016

    Thanks to the generosity of the Citi Foundation, the US Financial Diaries
    launched a blog and webinar series in partnership with Stanford Social
    Innovation Review. The series looks at the financial lives of working
    Americans and...

  • February 29, 2016

    We were glad when Mark Zuckerberg picked Portfolios of the Poor: How the
    World’s Poor Live on $2 a Day  as one of his 23 picks for his book club,
    the Year of Reading...[but] Maddie Crum of the Huffington Post points out


  • May 20, 2016

    1. Microcredit Impact: One way to judge the impact of microcredit is randomizing access. Another way is to see what happens when microcredit is suddenly taken away. There are two new papers that use the latter approach based on the sharp reduction in lending that ensued from the...

The Wagner Review

Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management