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A Housing Model To Change The World

Most of you know that I am a Clayton Christensen fan. The video link below talks about market creating innovations and the limitations current financial ratios puts on innovations that create and expand markets. It is about 16 minutes long and, I think, worth the time. I believe Christensen's theories can lay the ground work for innovations that can change the world. Consider a project that focuses on housing for the very poor and creating a business model that would be sustainable and built on capitalistic principles. The idea stems from the belief that housing is a fundamental economic endeavor and can be the impetus for real economic growth. That is, housing drives other industries that provide materials and support services. Housing and the associated industries create jobs that create deman