Asked to go off to deepest Asia to give a rousing speech on the value of sweatshops in economic development. Crib some from Krugman, bit more from Hans Roslin and Max Roser, add some Timmy-type rhetoric and we’re done.
So, why not?
Ah, yes, 35 hours odd flying time and to be done on my own dime. Ah…..
Update—-so, we’re up to economy class ticket plus hotel room now.