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Wage Worries

For some time I’ve struggled with the concept of paying the typical market wage to employees from developing/transitioning countries working for Western NGOs. For example Kosovars working for a US NGO will be paid about 6 euros an hour while … Continue reading

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EPI Criticism of Globalization

I’ve recently become skeptical of the global trade imperative that many of the world’s economies have been whole-heartedly subscribing to over the past 20 years. Originally my sensitivity to the issue was spurred by a lecture I attended by Dr. Ron … Continue reading

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Kosovo Wind Gardens Video

The video my team submitted to the Dell Social Innovation Competition:

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My Company Appears In RIT news

RIT News: Student project named semifinalist in Dell Social Innovation competition

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The Story of Stuff

The video’s a bit Gonzo, but nonetheless intellectually provocative :

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Carbon Micro Finance: Kosovo Wind Gardens

I may have found a solution to a problem my company was experiencing earlier – how do we access the voluntary carbon trading market? If we could access a voluntary market to sell our offset carbon emissions, we could effectively … Continue reading

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Downsizing Industries Technology

I cite this SciDev article all the time so I might as well add it here. Among several case studies the article describes an ingenious engineer who took the ‘fish meat deboning machine’ used by large fishing companies and downsized it for the … Continue reading

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