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Abimael Chavez-Hernandez
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If the best way for a country to develop is to add value to its own natural resources, then how come Switzerland is a world-class producer of chocolate – despite not having any cocoa trees?

Read this surprising take on raw materials and economic progress by Ricardo Hausmann, professor of economics at Harvard University:

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Dark show but very entertaining. A staple of childhood. 
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21,000 years ago, the world was wrapped in a crust of ice. Now, climate change is melting glaciers so fast that it can take 10 minutes to fly over the ice that has been lost in the past 20 years. Read Enric Sala's eye-opening blog: http://wef.ch/1zLB01r
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In the United States, he's known as a highly professional old school diplomat who quietly gets the job done. In Russia, he's viewed as an orchestrator of colored revolutions in Georgia and Ukraine...
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Can sleep be a competitive advantage? "Too many of us continue to live by the myth that one less hour of sleep gives us one more hour of productivity," writes Tony Schwartz, who shares his own secret sleep recipe in this New York Times piece. Do you believe in power-napping, or in simply powering through?
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Sweden is Europe's fifth largest country after Russia, Ukraine, France and Spain: https://sweden.se/society/sweden-an-overview/
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Wheat, sugar, cheese, fish: Compare agricultural commodity prices, projections w/OECD's interactive dataviz http://bit.ly/1n79u49
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In the news:
"The Global Slowdown in Medical Costs" cites OECD #health  stats, good read nyti.ms/1rj1ogy
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Truly a skills gap?
 
Is there a shortage of American workers with STEM skills? Check out this new report analyzing millions of job openings in the U.S.: http://brkn.gs/1mKdffJ
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This is in Portland, Oregon Alex. At the Japanese Gardens Alex. Sorry for not responding sooner; I didn't see this comment until now. 
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    Political Science, A.B., 2010 - present
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