Tag Archives: Chile

Africa’s new oil and gas finds: the good, bad, and the ugly

They say money can’t buy happiness. But what about a billion barrels of oil? Recently, a series of spectacular oil and gas finds have been announced in several East African countries, including Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Mozambique. In just one … Continue reading

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Obama’s surprise stop: El Salvador

President Obama’s Latin American tour is taking him to Brazil, Chile, and El Salvador. The first two destinations do not surprise. Brazil is Latin America’s largest economy (and the seventh-largest globally). Chile is Latin America’s most developed country, setting the regional bar for per … Continue reading

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Is education reform the ticket for Chile?

Chile’s president Sebastian Piñera has made no secret of his goal for Chile to obtain developed-country status by 2018. According to Piñera, “Our per capita income today is of $14,400, and by 2018 we want to reach $24,000, which is … Continue reading

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Emerging Markets Blog – launch!

  Hello! My name is David Gates and emerging markets are a passion of mine. I studied international political science and economics (with a focus on developing countries) at Dartmouth and the London School of Economics. After college, I worked as a journalist and … Continue reading

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