I'm Matt, an Economic Analyst with a trade association in Washington, DC. I'm here at WSO to figure out the best way to break into the impact investing world. I'm drawn to the impact world through my Master's program in International Economic Policy, where I realized two things:
1) Government policy, while important, is way less efficient than smart private sector investment.
2) Given 1, I may have wasted $80K on a Master's Degree.
I would like to build my skill set to help change international development from a donor-based environment to an investment-based environment. I studied Finance and International Finance at the MBA level, but both courses were three years ago and only electives toward my MA. I'm looking to this forum to: