CSD Senior Scholar, Youth Save and SEED for Oklahoma Kids
MARK SCHREINER, PhD, is a Senior Scholar with the Center for Social Development and the Director of Microfinance Risk Management. He works to develop ways to help the poor to build assets through improved access to formal financial services provided by sustainable organizations. He pioneered credit-risk scoring in microfinance, and he developed the Simple Poverty Scorecard™, a low-cost, transparent way to measure poverty that is applied to millions of households each year across about 60 countries. With Michael Sherraden, Dr. Schreiner wrote Can the Poor Save?, and he has more than 40 articles in academic journals.