Tag Archive: economic growth

Apr 19

IDC Harvard: Micro evidence, macro learning

Last Saturday I attended Harvard’s International Development Conference (IDC) as a representative of the SISGI Group. The IDC is an annual conference organized by Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.   Students from many different universities and many parts of the world (Latin America, Asia) were eager to hear from the experience of professionals and academics. …

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Sep 16

Penang’s Economic Revivial

The state of Penang, Malaysia, has stumbled upon an interesting economic growth device: hospitals.  The region boasts numerous private hospitals and those hospitals draw an impressive number of medical tourists each year, which boosts Penang’s economy, as well as Malaysia’s as a whole.  For those of you unfamiliar with the term, medical tourists are pretty …

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