Every Spring UC Berkeley’s Blum Center offers a very interesting course called Selecting Successful Strategies to Reduce Global Poverty. Although I wasn’t able to take this course, I was lucky enough to find the course syllabus on the Internet.
To my delight, I discovered that the syllabus includes a fantastic reading list on poverty alleviation and social enterprise, with a mixture of free web articles, popular press books, collected works of scholarly articles. I’ve made it available here:
It’s a great way to get a guided overview of the field.