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    Tuesday 03/05/2016

    Predicting success for infrastructure in emerging markets: Moving from art to science

    At conferences, in meetings, and even during casual work conversations, I am asked the same two questions:  “Which countries are ideal for investments in infrastructure?  Where should the investors invest and what new opportunities should they look toward?” While sitting in the World Bank gives us a bird’s-eye view of emerging markets and developing economies (EMDEs), it doesn’t offer the up-close-and-personal perspective that investors demand in order to answer these questions in a succinct... READ MORE
  • Blog posts
    Monday 09/05/2016

    Improving Infrastructure in Iran: A journey towards bridging the infrastructure gap

    10 years ago, I saw these thought-provoking figures, “1.2 billion people live without electricity. 2.4 billion people don’t have improved sanitation. At least 663 million people lack access to safe drinking water.” That was a milestone in my life when I decided to invest the rest of my life on bridging the infrastructure gap globally and particularly, in my region (Middle East) and my beloved country (Iran), through doing research and professional practices. After four years of repeatedly... READ MORE