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May 20, 2011

The growing Islamic finance movement, implications for development. I thought a lot about this last summer as I was studying informal finance in Morocco, more thoughts on this later.

The (occasional) joys of academia

Africa’s technology revolution. The power of crowdsourcing.

29 nations of the earth…and the joys of Google Earth

China’s Dams 

“…as long as the international community continues to squabble about global warming and fails to come together to curb carbon emissions, each and every river will be in danger of being dammed.”

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