Posts Tagged ‘mangoes’

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    More Than a Mango

    Jun 13, 10 • 130 Views • Developing Economies, International Trade and Finance, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    This story is about a canal and a plastic milk crate. It takes place on a mango farm in Haiti. The farmer has 2 mango trees. The trees produce her entire crop and her income of approximately $2 a day. As described by NPR’s This American Life, to...

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    Micro Matters

    Feb 25, 10 • 117 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Listening to recent podcasts on Haiti from NPR’s Planet Money,  I started thinking about the large impact that something very little can have. The first story involved a small loan through which a Haitian woman had created a...