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Melinda Gates on balancing the burden of unpaid work

Link: http://www.marketplace.org/2016/03/21/world/melinda-gates

Summary: Work around the house and for the family is unpaid work  and mostly done by women. This reduces their labor force participation and ultimately hurts the GDP of a country. 45 more words

Economic Growth

Response to: Why Venture Capital hasn’t taken off in Africa

This is a response to TMS Ruge’s Article specifically to his expression about what he calls White-Fronting which is where a start-up from Africa (I prefer Developing Economy) intentionally recruits a white person(again i prefer “Developed Country” citizen) as co-founder  just to get VC financing. 1,382 more words

Tech

Will China And India Always Be Poorer? Probably Not

Since 1950, middle-income countries have nearly always grown faster than expected. Looking just at the past decade and a half, current middle-income countries that had an average gross national income of $2,381 in 2000 have seen that more than double, to $4,951 in 2015. 15 more words

China