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Fourteen Points for the Twenty-First CenturyA Renewed Appeal for Cooperative Internationalism$
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Richard H. Immerman and Jeffrey A. Engel

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780813179001

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: January 2021

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813179001.001.0001

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A Twenty-First-Century War on Poverty

A Twenty-First-Century War on Poverty

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(p.173) 8 A Twenty-First-Century War on Poverty
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Fourteen Points for the Twenty-First Century
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Giselle Aris

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University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813179001.003.0009

Using Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points as a foundation, this chapter highlights poverty and wealth inequality to illustrate the problems inherent in uneven economic advancement. Governmental assistance and private philanthropy are not doing enough to address poverty, so the author proposes the use of impact investing, blended finance, and shared value partnerships to promote investment and business opportunities, even as these mechanisms take into account social and environmental costs. The chapter concludes by underscoring the importance of these flexible business models to tackle the large-scale challenges faced in the twenty-first century.

Keywords:   Woodrow Wilson, development, poverty, wealth inequality, impact investing, blended finance, shared value partnerships, business, governmental assistance

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