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Future Business Association Leaders Learn by Doing

03.19.2012
This week, five young professionals from different countries arrived to the US to partake in CIPE’s ChamberL.I.N.K.S. program. Now in its fourth year, the ChamberL.I.N.K.S. program matches chamber of commerce and business association professionals from developing countries with similar organizatio...

Does Aid Hurt or Help Business?

03.20.2007
Is aid bad for business? It can be, argues Nancy Birdsall in her recent paper on aid and institutions in Africa. For example, Rajan and Subramanian (2005) present evidence that sectors in aid-dependent countries that are more reliant on skilled workers do less well the larger are aid inflows. They s...

Pakistan, Runner-Up Reforming Country in South Asia

03.07.2007
In its recently released report on Doing Business in South Asia, the World Bank classified Pakistan, a country with population of around 160 million, in the low income category with $690 of per capita income. The report covers 8 countries — Maldives takes the top position, followed by Pakistan at ...

Bad Economic Decisions Lead to More Piracy

07.07.2006
I think I mentioned several times on this blog that fake alcohol kills 42,000 people in Russia. Recent economic measures of the Russian government, intended to reduce that number…are actually going to increase it! The reason? Good intentions, bad implementation. Imported alcohol has disappeared fr...

CIPE in Pakistan After Four Months

05.22.2006
The launch ceremony of CIPE Pakistan was held on 19 January 2006 in which was attended by about 300 business leaders, high ranking government officials, and media representatives. Minister of Commerce was the chief guest. He extended his full support to CIPE activities in Pakistan. CIPE Washington o...
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