An interesting quote

Here is an interesting quote from Adrian Rogers that I think should be considered by the governments of the world as they try to figure out how to help the poor, especially during these tougher times “You cannot legislate the poor into freedom by legislating the wealthy out of freedom. What one person receives without… Continue reading An interesting quote

Screaming silence

Some of the readers of this blog may wonder why I have been so silent in the last month. Those that know me personally were probably aware of the sudden death of my friend and business partner, Jorg Meyer-Stamer. To see how much Jorg mattered in the development community, take a look at the orbituary… Continue reading Screaming silence

Some other great weblogs

Some of the other great blogs that I follow are: Dani Rodrik’s blog – Chris Blatmans blog – The Private Sector Development Blog of the World Bank – The Bottom Billion blogpage of Paul Collier – Let me know if you read other blogs that I should also list on this… Continue reading Some other great weblogs

Hello world

The intention of this weblog is to raise awareness of issues that do not receive enough attention in the field of territorial development. Furthermore, I am hoping to get a discussion going with other people that are also passionate about economic development through growth and increased competitition. I spend a lot of my time facilitation… Continue reading Hello world