Tuesday, July 10, 2007

The Failed State Index

ForeignPolicy.com recently released their latest annual edition of the Failed State Index (registration and possibly a subscription now required) detailing the economic situations of the worst countries in the world.

Zimbabwe is doing terribly. One interesting fact to note: Harvard's endowment is bigger than the GNP of more than 150 countries. The endowment is very close to hitting $30 billion, which makes Harvard the second richest nongovernmental institution in the world behind only the Roman Catholic Church.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Wow. So they can afford to reduce tuition and housing? teehee

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MOM
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S.S.Stone said...

Or you could send your tuition invoice to the Vatican!