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What Was I Doing in Lebanon?

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USAID and the US State Department fund a number of programs around the world that are focused on financial development. The administration of these programs is farmed out to a number of organizations, both for- and not-for-profit, who in turn … Continue reading

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The Business School Paradox

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For some among us August 21 is the long-awaited day of the total solar eclipse. For those of us in the Kenan-Flagler Class of 2018, today is the first day of our second school year of classes. I have a … Continue reading

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Learn. Innovate. Prosper.

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As I traveled around Nicaragua and spoke to more and more people involved in the Peace Corps Entrepreneurial Education program, I found out more and more about a big change that the government made in the high school entrepreneurship curriculum. … Continue reading

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The New Economic Paradigm

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I’m on a bit of a hot streak with facilitating some great teacher trainings, and I am highlighting what it is I do with the teachers here on the blog. This post is an explanation of my second teacher training … Continue reading

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Competition Season, Part 3

This is Part 3 of a three part diary style blog post on Entrepreneurship Competition Season. Part 1. Part 2. And apologies for how long it took to write and post this. I lost a bit of motivation to write about the event … Continue reading

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The Problem with Micro-Finance

My article on food processing is not the only economics-related article making its way around the Peace Corps Nicaragua. Another Volunteer recently wrote a blog post about women in micro-finance in Nicaragua. I wanted to take the opportunity of my article … Continue reading

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Competition Season 2015, Part 2

This is Part 2 of a three part diary style blog post on Entrepreneurship Competition Season. Part 3 will be posted after the National Entrepreneurship Competition on November 18. Click here for Part 1.  I thought that after the Municipal Competition I … Continue reading

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A Tertulia of Our Own

Today was one of the bi-weekly tertulias held in the León Central Plaza (everyone here calls it the central park, but it resembles nothing of a park and resembles everything of a plaza, so I suppose it could be translated … Continue reading

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