Month – May 2015

What do Ireland and Costa Rica Have in Common? A World of Possibilities.

Keem Bay, Achill Island, Ireland

Besides stunning landscapes, abundant natural resources, folklore, music and a joyful approach to life, Costa Rica and Ireland have in common openness to internationalization. Both countries illustrate —with different strategies—the importance of the macroeconomic context, institutions, and the trade regime to successfully attract foreign direct investment. Despite the near consensus that openness and diversification can […]

Faced with a Water Shortage, a Flood of Ideas.

The US state of California is passing through a very serious drought, which has resulted in serious problems of water availability. Experts have not been able to agree on the reasons for the extreme situation and why preventive measures were not taken, nor have they been able to agree on the best possible solutions. Nevertheless, it […]

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