Brent Ruth

A Dream Come to Life

Brent Ruth, Since the early 2000s Peru has seen a period of sustained economic growth and poverty reduction. Many of the benefits of this growth have centered on the capital, Lima. As a result, fewer economic opportunities exist for people living in the regions, and those that do are typically associated with mining and energy projects that are seen as controversial with some local residents. Nearly half the population in the Andean and Amazonian regions of the country still lives below the poverty line, and public services have not improved in many places. Read more…

Developing Entrepreneurial Talent and Leadership Among Youth in Peru

Brent Ruth, Since the early 2000s Peru has seen a period of sustained economic growth and poverty reduction, as well as three successive transitions of power via democratic elections. Despite this, not everyone believes their lives have improved as a result of democracy and free markets in their current form. The benefits of growth are unevenly distributed and have centered on the capital, Lima, while nearly half the population in the Andean and Amazonian regions of the country is still living below the poverty line. Public services have also not improved in many places. Read more…

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