Business

A collection of 7 posts
AI’s Future Potential in the Lending Industry
Harvard

AI’s Future Potential in the Lending Industry

In recent times, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has come to play an increasingly important role within the lending industry. Before these technologies, an employee would have to manually review each loan application before deciding
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M-Pesa in East Africa: A Means for Social Change
Development

M-Pesa in East Africa: A Means for Social Change

Safaricom's revolutionary M-Pesa mobile money system offers the potential for transformative change in East Africa and worldwide.
4 min read
New Work, New Vulnerabilities:
An Analysis of Biases in New Forms of Internet-based Work and Potential Solutions
Business

New Work, New Vulnerabilities: An Analysis of Biases in New Forms of Internet-based Work and Potential Solutions

Who is the best candidate? A hiring algorithm has its answer. Don’t want to do chores? Pull up an app and find someone to do it for you soon. In recent years, technological development has brought about revolutionary changes in employment, fundamentally changing the hiring process.
7 min read
Making Money and Making Change: The Rise of Social Enterprise
Business

Making Money and Making Change: The Rise of Social Enterprise

In 2018, Deloitte reported that companies have shifted away from a purely profit-driven business model to one that is more cognizant of their footprint in the larger societal context. However, some companies have been part of an even larger shift
4 min read
Impact Investment in Argentina: From "Growth Disaster" to High Growth State?
Impact Investing

Impact Investment in Argentina: From "Growth Disaster" to High Growth State?

Argentina has been known as a “growth disaster” due to its decades-long economic stagnation despite promising growth trends in the early 20th century. In the first few years of the 1900s, Argentina’s
5 min read
Why is American Healthcare so expensive?
Development

Why is American Healthcare so expensive?

Source: Forbes$3.6 trillion or 17.7% of America’s GDP is spent on healthcare every year – nearly twice that of the average OECD country.(1)(2) Despite this, Americans do not
Understanding the Disconnect between the Stock 
Market and the COVID-19 Economy
Business

Understanding the Disconnect between the Stock Market and the COVID-19 Economy

The S&P 500 has reached multiple record highs this year, despite the nation’s worst unemployment rate since the great depression. For many Americans, this obvious disconnect between the stock market and the economic health of America is confusing and hints at stark inequalities in society.
4 min read