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Carlos Fernandez Nays
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  • caracas
  • Venezuela
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What is your Interest?
Corporate Responsibility, Sustainable Development, Environment, Microfinance
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What is your current job title / department?
Seniority Level
What would you most like to get out of this network?
Networking, Share Best Practices, Research, Career Opportunities, Potential Investors, Potential Partners
What knowledge, skills and experience do you have that you would be happy for people to contact you over?
humanitarian crisis in venezuela,
lack of food and medicines makes many people in venezuela to be in critical condition
chemical engineer,
MS Food Science University of Illinois

Venezuela economy

Venezuela’s economy went into recession in the fir
st quarter of 2009, which lasted for five quarters,
until the second quarter of 2010. International oil prices had dropped precipitously in the fourth
quarter of 2008, falling by 50 percent (from $118 to $58 a barrel). Although at first glance the
on appears as though it was part of an inevitable “oil boom and bust,” this was not the case.
Although most of the countries in the Western Hemisphere experienced recessions during the 2008
2009 world economic crisis and recession, many did not, and it wa
s possible to mitigate the
recession or even avoid it altogether with counter
cyclical macroeconomic policy. Venezuela was in
a position to do so, since it had a low public debt (and most importantly, low foreign public debt)
when oil prices began to fall
, and could have borrowed and spent as much as necessary in order to

keep the economy growing

Carlos Fernandez Nays's Blog


Posted on October 3, 2017 at 2:03pm 0 Comments

Microfinance is a broad category of services, which includes microcredit. Microcredit is only about provision of credit services to poor clients. Critics often point to some of the ills of micro-credit that can create indebtedness. Due to diverse contexts in which microfinance operates, and the broad range of microfinance services, it is neither possible nor wise to have a generalized view of impacts Microfinance may…


Venezuela economy

Posted on October 3, 2017 at 1:53pm 0 Comments

Venezuela’s economy went into recession in the first quarter of 2009, which lasted for five quarters,
until the second quarter of 2017 and so on. International oil prices had dropped precipitously in the fourth…

New Doctrine for Sustainable Development

Posted on October 3, 2017 at 1:47pm 0 Comments

It was reported 297 billion barrels of oil in Venezuelan reserves, which (assuming this statistic is valid) would place Venezuela above Saudi Arabia as the country with the largest national oil reserves.

the plan for reaching a global standard for treatment of the environment should be based on the model presented by  for global development. It establishes a multifaceted range of criteria—combining governance, poverty reduction, access…


Posted on October 3, 2017 at 10:38am 0 Comments

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Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 7:56am on August 26, 2009, Milagros García B said…
Hola Carlos:
At 1:24pm on August 27, 2009, Milagros García B said…
¿En Maturín ó en Caracas?

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