The Wealth and Poverty of Nations - update
Read a little last night. The pages are light, the type is small, the writing is heavy. Very interesting, though. Only three pages before I nodded off. Slept like a log. Onward!
The Wealth and Poverty of Nations
I have just received and have begun skimming and reading “The Wealth and Poverty of Nations - Why some are so Rich and some so Poor” by David Landes. It is required reading for the freshman class of the Carroll School of Management at Boston College (my alma mater) this year. Landes is a historian and my hope is to receive an education on this subject which I find interesting. These...
Economic situation in Puerto Rico - Part 2
I think we’ve been had. When I say “we”, I mean Puerto Rico. I recently read a book called “Confessions of an Economic Hit Man” (by John Perkins - http://www.johnperkins.org/) and the message in this book makes me think we’ve been had. The book is about a man who in the 1970s worked for a big economic consulting company that specialized in helping Underdeveloped Countries “justify” very large...
Economic situation in Puerto Rico - Part 1
I’m very worried about the economic situation in Puerto Rico. I believe that the people who are dealing with this in the Government, specifically the President of the Government Developent Bank and the Secretary of Economic Development, are very smart, capable, and have the experience, energy and commitment to do something about it. In fact, they already have been doing things about it. ...
I will be attempting to create a blog. This will probably be in English and Spanish. It will probably include content I find fit to share. I’m not sure how this technology works, but I’m looking forward to learning.