Monthly Archives: September 2013

Afro-Economix

There are many things about the economy in Africa that are distinct from the US. In a lot of places, you bargain over prices. White people consistently pay more. Fruit, meat, and other foodstuffs are often all bought from different … Continue reading

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The Next Step

Some of the most exciting research in develop (at least in my estimation) is examining the effect of being in poverty on cognitive performance. The research suggests, people who are in poverty are not inherently less intelligent. However, being in … Continue reading

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Field Trip

While in Ethiopia, my bosses came to see the project I was working on, and to meet for a conference discussing our program with the implementing organization, USAID, the World Bank, and some other organizations. Part of the conference included … Continue reading

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