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Myth of technology transfer

The relevance of technology to industrial development and economic growth of developing countries has been widely discussed, but the myth in the thought of its transfer cannot be over–emphasized. 879 more words


Flashbacks to industrial revolution spread

The industrial revolutions that swept European countries in the eighteenth century and beyond was not accomplished by planned direct transfer of technologies from Great Britain – the acknowledged founding nation of modern industrial techniques. 593 more words


Face of poverty in Nigeria

Africa Live: Buhari says Nigeria suddenly poor | 12 August 2016 By Dickens Olewe and Farouk Chothia | BBC news Africa | Nigeria’s leader says falling oil prices have made the country poor 18 more words


What made Brazil’s economy bust?

Link: http://www.marketplace.org/2016/03/21/world/what-made-brazil-s-economy-bust

Summary: Brazil was an emerging economy and a member of the BRICS. However, in March 2016 a huge corruption scandal exploded into an economic crisis and demand for the impeachment of the president followed by a political regime change. 20 more words

Politics & Economics

Center-Right Governments Will Dominate Latin America Political Scene

“economic crises are often the catalyst for new approaches to policy making in developing regions like Latin America” ~ Kaplan

History in the region has shown us that consequences of macroeconomic crisis can frustrate populations, which is then reflected in the political votes. 662 more words

Latin America

Why does devaluation of a currency affect other economies?

“The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. 756 more words

How Big Data is Helping Fight AIDS in Africa

HIV transmission from mother to child is a major, and preventable, factor in the ongoing prevalence of AIDS in Africa. While transmission rates are below 5% with effective prenatal treatment, the World Health Organization says they can range… 608 more words