Community-Based Health: Lessons from Rural Kenya

Written by Erica Petersen // Waiting in Chicago O’hare Airport's international terminal on the last day of May 2019, I had no idea what to expect of the upcoming ten weeks. My colleague-turned-friend from the Masters of Public Health program at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and I were both nervous and excited … Continue reading Community-Based Health: Lessons from Rural Kenya

Premature Deindustrialization: Economic Growth Then & Now

Written by Ryan McGuine // The conventional path for economic development has been to use industrialization — the process of increasing industry's relative contribution to total GDP and employment, at the expense of those of agriculture and services — as a means to enable rapid convergence. "Convergence" refers to a catch-up effect whereby countries that … Continue reading Premature Deindustrialization: Economic Growth Then & Now