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From MDGs to Post 2015 SDGs..

Trust all these UN type organisations to keep coming out with one buzzword after the other. I mean buzzwords are fine if some work actually gets done. 1,001 more words

Economics - Macro, Micro Etc

Time, Perspective of a Christian Economist.

(Written May 18, 2013 – reading this back I see the glimmer of the economist in me hehe – who’d have thought it!)

These days we hear “there’s not enough hours in a day *sigh*” & “i wish i had more time”  etc; As if we use “our lack of” time to mitigate our shortcomings, using that to glaze our cake of under-achievements. 199 more words


Democracy - Politics - Economics : Poetry


If other things remaining the same,

Development is possible.

Meaning – if it is raining,

Drinking water is possible

But, a baby born today… 56 more words


Clean is Nice. But Clean is Boring.

*This post was also published on Black Press’s B.C. network

Oh, my sweet Vancouver. I knew you’d react this way, all cute and funny and childishly offended. 1,141 more words


Sure, Vancouver is one of the world's most livable cities — but it's also 'mind-numbingly boring,' The Economist says

Vancouver is among the world’s most “mind-numbingly boring” cities, The Economist has declared.

In lamenting how the world’s largest cities are getting too pleasant, an… 154 more words


Ten Takeaways from the ‘Rethinking Macro Policy. Progress or Confusion?’

Oliver Blanchard sums up the progress which is mostly confusion:

On 15-16 April 2015, the IMF organised the third conference on ‘Rethinking Macro Policy’. In this column, IMF’s Chief Economist Olivier Blanchard presents his personal takeaways from the conference. 65 more words

Economics - Macro, Micro Etc