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May 21st, 2011

IRELAND REMAINS AHEAD OF UK!

Look at the great catch up of Ireland since the terrible famine in 1849. That year the lifespan in Ireland, 20 years, Read more …

May 20th, 2011

Big oil reserves + Democracy = False

The five countries with the highest oil reserves per person  are UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia & Libya.  All five score very low, Read more …

May 15th, 2011

Barbados – Haiti: 15 -1

Michel Martelly was sworn in Saturday as the new president of Haiti. He face a relay tough task! Since 1950 GDP/capita has Read more …

May 15th, 2011

Azerbaijan, better than ever!

Azerbaijan not only won the European Song Contest 2011, it also has among the highest oil and natural gas production Read more …

May 12th, 2011

BRIC like Africa

The economic growth in Africa is more than 5% per year and that is faster than world average. Companies in emerging economies (=middle Read more …

May 8th, 2011

Fast economic growth in East Africa!

Today at the airport in Stockholm I met a happy Swedish couple flying out to their new investment abroad! They Read more …

May 8th, 2011

Ivory Coast dropped, Egypt rised GDP/c

35 years ago Ivory Coast and Egypt had the same GDP/capita and the same Life Expectancy. In  this year of revolution Egyptians Read more …

May 7th, 2011

Bangladesh has outdone Pakistan!

At independence in 1972 people in Bangladesh lived on average 1o years shorter than in Pakistan, whereas both countries had very large families, 7 children Read more …