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Reevaluation of Educational Models

It has been said “If you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live it’s whole life believing it is stupid.” Herein lies a problem with judging others by our own personal standards, abilities, and gifting. 504 more words

Africa

Fighting Hunger with Business

Comfort Kissiwaa is a Ghanaian mother of five, wife, farmer—and now the manager of a community bank and champion of her community—thanks to her participation in… 546 more words

Global

Growing in Africa

Global companies are grappling with a paradox. On the one hand, they struggle to hire people with the right mix of education and skills.

On the other hand, they work in societies with persistently high levels of unemployment, particularly among young people. 929 more words

Global

5 Ways Trade Can Deliver for the World’s Poor

Just about every day, UPS drops something at my doorstep. As a working mom with two busy boys, my store of convenience is the world as I shop online. 495 more words

Trade

The Future for Emerging Markets

Over the past year, the global economic environment changed markedly and in unexpected ways. Energy and commodity prices plunged. Growth in China (which accounts for about 40% of global growth) fell to its lowest rate since 1996, even as its stock market soared to unsustainable heights. 968 more words

Global

What Developing Nations Can Learn From Greece, The Washington Consensus and the International Monetary Fund

As Greece’s bail-out program expires tonight with the failure of Athens to pay €1.6bn ($1.78bn) owed to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), not only will the country become the first advanced economy to default to the fund in its 71-year history, it will also become the IMF’s biggest debtor. 1,807 more words

Asian Financial Crisis

The Logistics of Staying Alive

The following is based on remarks made at the Global Summit of Women, a gathering of policymakers, business leaders and entrepreneurs in Sao Paulo focused on improving women’s roles in corporate management and the economy. 898 more words

Supply Chain