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Wharton International Volunteer Program (WIVP) Research Guide

A guide to library resources to support volunteer consultant engagements in NGOs and charitable organizations for economic and social impact in emerging economies.


For articles:

For international market and industry analysis:

For measuring social impact:

  • TRASI (Tools and Resources for Assessing Social Impact from the Foundation Center)

Keyword suggestions

In searching for information about your engagement, try keywords such as your country name and:

  • economic conditions
  • non profit
  • nonprofit
  • nongovernmental
  • NGO
  • NGOs

Keep synonyms in mind.  For example, if your topic is microfinance, you may also want to search microlending

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