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Josh Ruxin

Director, Rwanda Works

Dr. Josh Ruxin is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Public Health at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University and Founder of Rwanda Works.

Dr. Ruxin's work focuses on comprehensive approaches to fighting poverty with emphasis on scaling up national health programs and investing in Rwanda’s private sector. He is based in Rwanda where he directs several initiatives including Rwanda Works  and the Millennium Village Project.


The Costa Rican Model

Josh Ruxin, Founder of Rwanda Works and Clinical Professor of Public Health at Columbia, outlines the success of foreign direct investment in the past, and its similar potential for helping […]
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When Microfinance Fails

Though hailed as the “panacea” for the developing world, microfinance is dependent on a particular set of preconditions for its success. When regions lack these starting points, the system is […]
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