Haiti doesn’t need the world to be hands-off, but with hands stretched out to save it from falling

by Rashmee

Posted on July 16, 2021


/ LANGUAGE In the aftermath of the assassination of Haiti’s president Jovenel Moise, the usual …

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Time for the age of ‘postdevelopment’

by Rashmee

Posted on July 31, 2020


Development is a failed project, says Julia Schöneberg, and she should know. Dr Schöneberg’s research …

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Six decades after independence, Middle East still looking for growth model

by Rashmee

Posted on March 8, 2020 / The Arab Weekly


Though a large youthful population would normally be regarded an economic blessing, it’s become the …

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Bjorn Lomborg and the Crown of Resolute Optimism about human progress

by Rashmee

Posted on October 23, 2017


  After years of relentless optimism, Bjorn Lomborg is allowing himself to be disappointed. This …

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US, Denmark are good examples of countries that got rich – just not quickly & spectacularly

by Rashmee

Posted on March 10, 2017


There’s no such thing as an economic miracle, declared George Mason economics professor Tyler Cowen …

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Cruelest blow if Trump stopped migrants sending money home. Here’s why

by Rashmee

Posted on April 27, 2016


Not too long ago, Donald Trump suggested he would force Mexico to pay for ‘The …

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Close the digital divide by going straight through to mobile broadband

by Rashmee

Posted on January 29, 2015


How best to close the digital divide, especially if you’re a developing country with finite …

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The digital road is the only way towards faster, holistic development

by Rashmee

Posted on January 28, 2015


Bjørn Lomborg recommends the digital road out of poverty as for the developing world. Mr …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK