Editor's Note: Yara Salem is a Private Sector Development Specialist with the Doing Business project and manages the Starting a Business indicator.
IFC has launched its own YouTube channel, complete with videos that discuss topics ranging from IFC investments in private health care sectors, to the latest ideas on how to improve regulatory climates.
A recent video (after the jump) discusses "Simplifying Regulations and Generating Investment: Colombia's Key to Doing Business". Check it out:
Dear PSD readers and fans,
From all of as at PSD, we wish you a happy and safe 2010. We will return on January 4th, and look forward to continuing our conversation about economics, development and the role of private enterprise in fighting poverty.
The PSD Team
An easy way to take the pulse of 2009 is to look at what people have been reading over the past year. Alan has already talked about books, so I'll take a look at newspapers.
Yesterday, the FT posted its most read opinion pieces of 2009. Which author is on top?
Nouriel Roubini. Twice.