When the world is forced into false progressivism
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When the world is forced into false progressivism

 Chris Chenga: Open Economy What was encouraging was the way in which many Zimbabweans put…

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Wanted: An enlightened youth leadership
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Wanted: An enlightened youth leadership

Subjective idealism would desire an educated, worldly enlightened youth demographic that is grounded enough to…

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An economic zone approach to development
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An economic zone approach to development

Chris Chenga Open Economy — An economic zone refers to designated areas with unique economic…

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Dearth of enlightenment, death of principles
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Dearth of enlightenment, death of principles

Chris Chenga Open Economy Many African nations, just like Zimbabwe, have made similar transitions from the…

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Confusion, hypocrisy cause policy inertia
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Confusion, hypocrisy cause policy inertia

A key aspect of good management is responsiveness to environmental changes. Astute managers keep an…

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Limitations of the youth dividend
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Limitations of the youth dividend

Chris Chenga Open Economy Demographic dividend, as defined by the United Nation’s Population Fund, means…

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Rid the culture of tardiness in Zim
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Rid the culture of tardiness in Zim

Chris Chenga Open Economy Assume, dear reader, that as a business executive you were cordially invited…

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No need to reinvent the economic wheel
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No need to reinvent the economic wheel

David Ricardo’s theory of comparative advantage has become a less favoured persuasion in economic discourse;…

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Corruption depresses our professional and social pride
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Corruption depresses our professional and social pride

Professionals take pride in a job well done. When that job is visible to observation, perhaps…

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No such thing as textbook economics
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No such thing as textbook economics

The phrase “textbook economics” is often abused when there are disappointments with Government interventions and…

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The importance of product, service development
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The importance of product, service development

In many economies, emphasis is increasingly being placed on the profession of product development. Product…

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A generation is called by its time
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A generation is called by its time

It is very difficult to write in terms of a “generation”. Doing so often creates…

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The Economist’s shortcomings on Zimbabwe
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The Economist’s shortcomings on Zimbabwe

A few years ago in an interview at a corporate briefing lunch hosted by the Silicon…

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As people, are we competitive producers?
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As people, are we competitive producers?

OPEN ECONOMY It has become increasingly apparent that as a nation, we are not producing…

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RBZ measures are short-term at best
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RBZ measures are short-term at best

It was a disheartening sight at the end of April as urban streets were congested…

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