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Preparing Cambodia’s Garment Sector for Continued SuccessThe value of Cambodia’s garment exports grew from $26 million in 1995 to $1.6 billion in 2004. The sector now produces 80 percent of the country’s exports, accounts for one-eighth of GDP, and employs 250,000 people directly. Another 2.5...

Nathan Staff and Family Reach Out to Tsunami Survivors in Sri Lanka

The following email message was written by Carmen Varley, wife of John Varley, Nathan’s Chief of Party for the USAID-funded Competitiveness Project in Sri Lanka. The Varleys, who live in Colombo, opened their home to tsunami survivors who had been visiting Sri Lanka.January 11, 2005; 12 pmOn...

Boosting Small Business Performance in Croatia

Nathan to help create 20,000 jobs  Even as European companies have seized a significant share of Croatia’s domestic market in food products, apparel, housewares, hardware, and furnishings, opportunities abound for Croatian companies to grow and entrepreneurs to prosper by selling to local and...

Franz Wolf, Former Nathan Economist

When interviewed in 2000 as a “centenarian,” Franz Wolf attributed his longevity to deep devotion to family and his love for his work as an economist. Nathan Associates was fortunate to benefit from Mr. Wolf’s formidable skills as an economist ffrom 1953 until 1986, when he stepped down from the...

Nathan Associates Co-sponsors Seminar on Islamic Banking

Dr. Thomas Timberg presented “Islamic Banking in Indonesia,” and the “Blueprint for the Development of Shariah Banking in Indonesia” at a seminar March 18, 2003, at Nathan Associates Inc., 2101 Wilson Blvd. Suite 1200, Arlington, Virginia.Sponsored by the IRIS Center and Nathan Associates in...

Accelerating Export and Investment . . . Egypt

Since joining the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 1995, Egypt has made steady progress toward participation in the global economy. But before the country can fully benefit from freer trade and speed the growth of exports and investments, it must build its capacity to analyze, negotiate, and...

Measuring Economic Freedom

What is the best way to measure economic freedom in a developing country? Are the most effective measures external or internal? Imposed from outside a society or embraced from within it? The answers to these questions may affect how the U.S. Government implements an ambitious new foreign aid...

New Board Chairman Elected

Joseph R. Gunn has been elected chairman of Nathan Associates' board of directors following a 27-year career with the firm. Mr. Gunn retired in 1994 as a senior vice president, but continued to work for the firm as an economic expert in litigation cases and before federal regulatory agencies. He...

Robert R. Nathan, 1908-2001, In Appreciation

Economist, adviser, visionary, humanitarian—Robert R. Nathan, founder of Nathan Associates died September 4, 2001, at the age of 92.A renowned economist who could explain complex economic theories in plain language, Bob Nathan was among the first economists to apply economic theories in the...

Nathan Honored for Role in Commerce Department's Achievement of the Century

On December 7, 1999, the U.S. Department of Commerce honored Robert R. Nathan for his role in developing the most important economic measures of this century—the National Income and Product Accounts and their key component, the Gross Domestic Product.Secretary of Commerce William M. Daley presented...

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