Monthly Archives: September 2012

Transparency a la Honduras

A member of the transparency comission on the building of a model city in Honduras isn’t even allowed to see the information on the detailed agreement. Could it be that they are taking lessons in transparency from Harper and friends?

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Microsoft to support education and youth employment in developing countries

Microsoft to give millions to organizations specializing in education and you employment. I can only guess that they hope these organizations to produe lots of people who will want to buy Microsoft products in the future, and to improve PR. … Continue reading

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Urbanization in China

An interesting short piece on the relationship between urbanization and economic growth, or vice versa. In the case of China, which is the main topic of the article, it gets me thinking mostly about mobility. Perhaps reforming hukou to allow … Continue reading

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