by Ross H. Brown, MBA '17
As a war-torn country plagued by high levels of crime and poverty as recently as the 1990s, in a relatively short period of time, Colombia took some remarkable steps that have helped to put it on the path towards lasting economic prosperity, development, and growth.
by German Peralta, MBA '17
China is taking advantage of the accelerated growth of its economy. Contrary to other emerging markets, China has managed to disburse growth to large pools of its population, increased disposable income of a previously impoverished population.
by Vince Wong, Cornell Tech MBA '17
behaviors, supported by advances in infrastructure, have increasingly enabled
the Colombian economy through technology. More than ever before, Colombian entrepreneurs today
have new opportunities within their reach – and they know it: 72% of Colombian
adults view entrepreneurship as a worthy career path.
by Sam Assaf and Abhiram Muddu
The Lebanese capital of Beirut has become home to a growing startup ecosystem. With the right kind of support, it’s only a matter of time until a highly valuable and innovative company emerges, attracts international attention.
by Nathalia Foditsch and Evodio Kaltenecker
Brazilian innovation policies reflect the very notion of innovation itself: they are uncertain, cumulative , and collective. Innovation policy is, thus, risky by nature because results are hard to predict.
by German Peralta
Tanzania´s New VAT tax on Tourism could Potentially Slowdown an Otherwise Thriving East African Country
by Rachit Saxena
During the apartheid era, townships were built on the outskirts of major cities and were reserved for non-white residents. Today, these informal settlements are home to nearly 60% of South Africa’s unemployed.
by Chao Yi, Eva Zhang, Bihan Zhu and Viviane Gomide
Most people probably don’t think of Kenya as an innovation and technology hub, but it became the launching pad for M-Pesa, a transformative mobile phone-based platform for money transfer and financial services.
by Abhiram Muddu and Vince Wong
Money matters in Modi’s India are complex. However, Modi has a unique opportunity to leverage startups’ accelerated time-to-market to foster a tech-enabled ecosystem that incentivizes users to adopt formal channels.
by Preetika Vish, Matt Weisse, Matt Wilhelm, Bryan Wong
Over the past decade the Chinese government has spent over $500B in infrastructure and healthcare reform, including the establishment of many new hospitals and policies to satisfy the demand that accompanies China’s population of over a billion people.