EA Podcast | Episode 9
The Honduran startup cities—autonomous jurisdictions known as Zones for Employment and Economic Development (ZEDEs)—have barely gotten off the ground and are already facing one of their largest hurdles: elections. Guillermo Peña, a political analyst, entrepreneur, and technical secretary for the Orquídea ZEDE, explains the opposition to ZEDEs and how they could boost investment in Honduras.
- Follow Guillermo on Twitter, LinkedIn, and visit the Orquídea ZEDE.
- Read our backgrounder on the Próspera ZEDE.
- Check out the Morazán ZEDE.
- “Whatever Happened to Charter Cities in Honduras?” by Econ Americas.
- “A Follow-Up on the Economic Impact of Special Economic Zones in Honduras: Can Honduran ZEDEs and ‘Growth Hubs’ Leapfrog Institutional & Economic Development?” by UFM Market Trends.
- “Honduran Candidates Oppose Corporate Zones in Lead Up to National Elections,” ContraCorriente.
- “Liberalization of the Honduran Electricity Market: A Review of the Current Process,” by Jorge Núñez and Manuel Figueroa.