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Ohio’s strengths in basic and applied research are broad and deep, spanning a multitude of fields, such as economics, sociology, computer science, automotive design and signal processing. This spectrum of Ohio Supercomputer Center clients encompasses many fields of study.

Examining success of empowering poor through microfinancing in rural Thailand

Over the past few decades, developing countries have increasingly used microfinance, the practice of making small loans to the working poor. TrickleUp,, and more than 3,6000 microfinance institutions worldwide offer hope for a more cost-effective method of empowering the poor. However, until now, little academic research has looked at the loans’ actual impacts.