This week’s (selected) events in review.
My time in London is drawing to a close, and yet after my third time and 10 weeks in the U.K. there are some things I just can’t wrap my head around.
Since I’m in Britain, I thought I’d read about well, Britain. Continue reading “What I’m Reading: Ghosts of Empire”
Can we summarize how the most advanced of the G20 got their seats at the table? Does it say anything helpful for development today? Continue reading “How Developed Countries Got That Way”
Ben B. – Agricultural assistance, television and radio programming, creating a court system, cultural engagement–none of these tasks are obvious jobs for the U.S. military.
At work we frequently use GDP per capita as a point of reference for a given developing country’s status. I’ve almost taken the measure for granted, until I remembered that the U.S. has a GDP per capita that’s not just higher–it’s significantly higher than in other developed countries. Continue reading “The World’s Divergent”
I didn’t close the curtain all the way last night, so now I’ve got a blinding glow of light spilling onto my face. Continue reading “London, day 23”