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Women's Worldcup Champions!

Woohoo! Soccer! World cup champions! Congratulations to the U.S. women who beat Japan, 5-2, in yesterday’s final game. We haven’t seen this much excitement about women’s professional sports since 1999, the last time team USA won the World Cup.  461 more words

Refocusing on equity in our pursuit of stunting reduction

The importance of addressing stunting for children, their families and their communities, is receiving increasing attention and recognition. In 2012, at the World Health Assembly, national governments committed to achieving a 40% reduction in the number of children under 5 years of age who are stunted by 2025. 744 more words


Out-of-school numbers on the rise as aid to education falls short of 2010 levels

By Aaron Benavot, Director of the EFA Global Monitoring Report, and Silvia Montoya, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics.

A new paper jointly released by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) and the Education for All Global Monitoring Report (EFA GMR), shows that the number of children and adolescents out of school is on the rise, reaching 124 million in 2013. 502 more words

Basic Education

Equity as an asset class #8 - Some notes on my methodology

I have got a good response and quite a few questions on my last blog post outlining how I select my stocks and at what price do I look at buying them. 545 more words


Equity as an asset class #7 - Which stocks to buy at what price?

It is good that we now understand the broad logic of stock pricing based on the fundamental mechanism of supply and demand. However, for an individual investor what is more important is the right price at which he buys a stock. 758 more words


Breaking Down Company Growth: Organic vs Inorganic

Simply put, companies have two methods of growing, organically or inorganically. When there is a lot of internal productivity, the company will choose organic growth. Organic growth can entail releasing a new product, expanding to a new geography, or expanding target demographics. 590 more words

Market Outlook

Can student representation really be equitable?

Almost after 12 months of stepping down from the role of President of the Postgraduate and Research Students’ Association (PARSA) at the Australian National University (ANU), a PhD student from the sciences stream question me on whether PARSA was ever equitable? 670 more words