Tag Archives: international development

Virginia Woolf, Downton Abbey, and damned statistics

I’m a bit late getting to this piece of news, but I just read a story about Virginia Woolf’s suicide. I’ve never read any of her work. I need to catch up. (Pics from Getty, via the BBC article link.) … Continue reading

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The Piper Plays the Tune

International development is driven by donors. Whoever has the money gets to pick what kinds of interventions are paid for and undertaken. This is a mixed bag. Pros Cons $ and mandate to buy public goods not being provided by … Continue reading

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Kabul Confidential

Oh, yeah, right, like I have anything interesting to report from Kabul. If I want to be important, daring, bold, or devil-may-care, everyone else here has long since beaten me to it. There’s an article in the local expats’ magazine … Continue reading

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