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Minouche Shafik, an inspiring economist

Minouche Shafik, an inspiring economist

If there is a book that everyone should read, especially if you’re a leader whose work impacts people's lives, it is the one written by the Egyptian economist, Minouche Shafik, "What We Owe Each Other" (2021). It is a book that proposes to rethink a new social...

Being smart is making smart decisions  

Being smart is making smart decisions  

Intelligence should not be measured by the level of your grades, by whether you get a 100 or 70 on a test. Intelligence should be measured by the decisions you make. If you are an intelligent person, it is very likely that throughout your life you will make good...

The Grameen Bank: Lending money to the poor

The Grameen Bank: Lending money to the poor

One of the main differentiators between a poor person and one who is not has to do with credit access. This represents a financial tool that, if used wisely, allows people to improve their purchasing power, thus improving their living conditions. It is basically a...

Water, public property and L’Eau de Paris

Water, public property and L’Eau de Paris

Water is the most important resource in our lives, after oxygen. We could survive without food for about 40 days, but we would not survive more than three days without drinking water. 60% of our body is made up of water; Planet Earth is made up of 70% water. Water is...

Martha Nussbaum, feminist philosopher

Martha Nussbaum, feminist philosopher

When I was trying to decide what author should be worth sharing with you, I rapidly thought of one incredible author that I greatly admire, from whom we can learn a lot. This author is the feminist philosopher, Martha Nussbaum.  The first time I knew about her was...

“India and its contradictions” 

“India and its contradictions” 

The title of this book review is part of the full name of the book “An Uncertain Glory”, which we’re going to comment on. Let’s start by asking: what does it mean to have contradictions in one country, and, particularly, in a country like India? If you have an...

Poverty in Mexico

Poverty in Mexico

While waiting for the (not very encouraging) results of the poverty measurement at the national level and by CONEVAL states for 2020, we can only analyze the latest data that we have, that is, those of 2018. CONEVAL for several years has been a world example for...