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Muhammad Yunus – hacker in economia

10 Gen

Muhammad Yunus

«Un giorno i nostri nipoti andranno nei musei per vedere cosa fosse la povertà»

(Muhammad Yunus, The Independent, (1996))

Muhammad Yunus (in lingua bengalese: Muhammod Iunus) (Chittagong, 28 giugno 1940), è un banchiere originario del Bangladesh e un economista. È ideatore e realizzatore del microcredito, ovvero di un sistema di piccoli prestiti destinati ad imprenditori troppo poveri per ottenere credito dai circuiti bancari tradizionali. Per i suoi sforzi in questo campo ha vinto il premio Nobel per la Pace 2006. Yunus è anche il fondatore della Grameen Bank, di cui è direttore dal 1983.

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Muhammad Yunus – Wikipedia

Moisés Naím – Economy hacker

24 Ago

Moisés Naím è un hacker economico perchè con il libro

Illecito. Come trafficanti, falsari e mafie internazionali stanno prendendo il controllo dell’economia globale

Edito da Mondadori

riesce a farci vedere oltre il nostro piccolo orticello nazionale

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Link al libro in italiano

Breve biografia in inglese tratta da wikipedia


Moisés Naím is the editor-in-chief of Foreign Policy magazine. He has written extensively on the political economy of international trade, multilateral organizations, U.S. foreign policy, and globalization‘s
unintended consequences. He is the author or editor of eight books,
numerous essays, and publications; and his opinion columns appear in
the Financial Times, El País, Newsweek, Corriere della Sera, and many other internationally recognized publications.

Dr. Naím served as Venezuela’s Minister of Trade and Industry, and played a central role in the initial launching of major economic reforms in the early 1990s. Prior to his ministerial position, he was professor and dean at Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración (IESA), in Caracas. He was also the director of the projects on economic reforms and on Latin America at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Dr. Naím was also associated with the World Bank on two occasions, first as an executive director and later as a senior advisor to the president.

He is currently one of six members of Time magazine’s board of international economists and is also the Chairman of the Group of Fifty, an organization of the CEOs of Latin America’s largest corporations.

Dr. Naím holds a Ph.D. and a master’s degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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