Harvard University

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HPAIR 2015 Asia Conference in Manila

This year’s HPAIR Asia Conference will be hosted in Manila for the first time in 21 years, and it could never have been more perfect and timely. The Philippines is host to numerous regional headquarters, such as the Asian Development Bank, the Southeast Asian Headquarters of the World Health Organization, and geographically, it serves as … Continue reading

Korea and the World – Podcast

Korea and the World is a podcast focusing on socioeconomic and political issues from the perspective of the Korean Peninsula. Run by three Seoul National University graduate students, of whom I got to know one at the HPAIR Harvard Conference 2014, Korea and the World was founded to provide an avenue for academics, experts and … Continue reading

HPAIR 2015 Harvard Conference

As Harvard’s largest annual student connection in Asia, the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR) creates a forum of exchange and facilitates discussion of the most important economic, political, and social issues relevant to the Asia-Pacific region. Since 1991, the annual HPAIR conferences have brought together students from the world’s foremost universities and … Continue reading

What in life is more elusive than getting into Harvard?

This month, Christina Sterbenz and Ben Winsor from Business Insider published an article with the title “15 Things That Are Harder To Get Into Than Harvard”. Among the fifteen things are certainly some surprises like being hired by McDonald’s. You can read the full article here.

Introducing HPAIR Ambassador ‘Ploy’

It was a cold evening during the HPAIR Conference 2014 at Harvard University. I remember sitting at a table with a bunch of other delegates at Dolphin, a seafood restaurant serving delicious lobsters (not dolphins!), in Boston. We didn’t talk much about the local cuisine, but had funny conversations about the advantages of various European … Continue reading

Employee ownership

In his most recent book ‘Beyond the Corporation: Humanity working’, David Erdal, book author and Non-Executive Director at Baxendale Ownership, strongly promotes the superiority of employee ownership. He gives a wide range of best practice examples across industries from various countries, without neglecting the essential theoretical foundation of the concept of democratic employee ownership. The … Continue reading

HPAIR Recap and Tokyo Conference

A lot of people have approached me in the last couple of weeks and asked me about my experience with the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR). I’ve attended two HPAIR conferences so far, in Dubai and Cambridge, MA, USA. Moreover, I had the opportunity to present the multifaceted work of a trading … Continue reading

Warwick Economics Summit

There are many international forums and summits out there, but one student-run academic conference you should definitely have an eye on is the 2014’s Warwick Economics Summit, which will take place on the weekend 7th – 9th February at Ramphal Lecture Theatre at the University of Warwick. Yesterday Eric Maskin was announced as the keynote … Continue reading

Introducing HPAIR Ambassador ‘Riddhima’

We have already wrote a couple of times about the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR) in the past, but due to popular demand we decided to also focus on the upcoming HPAIR 2014 Harvard Conference, for which you can still apply until December, 15th. Traditionally, the organizing committee consists of students of … Continue reading

Harvard 2014 Conference

During the last weeks I was very busy with all the assignments in St Andrews. That is why there have been just a few blog posts on elbenomics by Cyra. Anyways, today I would like to draw your attention once more to the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR). I was lucky enough … Continue reading


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