Dubbed the miracle on Han River, South Korea’s growth narrative is the ultimate underdog story in development.
By Heirete Yibaleh
Sheldon Lee Cooper, a fictional character from the hit CBS television sitcom The Big Bang Theory, has genius level IQ, but displays an almost total lack of social skills, a weak understanding of conventional humor, and difficulty recognizing irony and sarcasm in other people.
By Mark Anderson
The evening sun casts a glow over the Bisha mine as the last dump trucks of the day climb up gravel tracks on their way to a refinery, where copper and zinc ore will be processed and shipped off for sale on the world market.
It all began a few years before the Second World War. Someone in Japan was busy trying to figure out how to make affordable and reliable cars from a scratch—a machine that was confined to being a toy for the well-to-do before 1908.
The age-long development dilemma that is rebalancing immediate needs of society/economies with long-term ideals of building local capacity looks to be creeping up on the Ethiopian economy.