Entries by Karl Muth from 08/2011

Drawing Lines: An Unapologetically Liberal Answer

| Posted 08.04.2011 | UK Politics

A student recently asked me an excellent question: "Your work in emerging markets involves a lot of unemployed people and a lot of poor people. Why is the minimum wage local, while at least one poverty line is global?"

New Management Wanted for the Italian Job: Somalia

| Posted 08.23.2011 | Business

What if a company bought Somalia? How would things change? Would things improve? Privatizing Somalia would better-align the country's interests with those of international investors.

Economics on Two Wheels

| Posted 08.29.2011 | Business

In Uganda, I sometimes leave my home in the morning and head toward town on a motorcycle taxi, or boda-boda. This morning, I left my compound with Tristan Burger, my research assistant, who needed to take a bus to Kampala.