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Global Entrepreneurship Week – Themes and Activities for 2016 

During one week each November, entrepreneurs, researchers, investors and policymakers celebrate entrepreneurship in more than 160 countries for Global Entrepreneurship Week, and in 2016, GEW will focus on several themes that highlight high-growth, high-impact disruptors, while encouraging new firms to start and scale. There are less than three months left until Global Entrepreneurship Week 2016, where nearly 10 million people

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Milken Report – What Makes a City Thrive?

What factors distinguish cities that can withstand an economic downturn, or rebound afterward, from those that cannot? Are these factors unique to successful cities, or are there best practices that can be adopted in peer cities? Building on the Milken Institute’s Best-Performing Cities index, this paper examines what sets resilient cities apart. The economic performance of a city is driven

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What Africa Needs For Growing and Nurturing an Ecosystem for Entrepreneurs

President Barack Obama will be meeting 50 African leaders to discuss “America’s commitment to Africa’s security, its democratic development, and its people.” However, according to a new bulletin from Cato scholars Marian L. Tupy and Dalibor Rohac reminds us that African problems cannot be solved in Western capitals. “Persistent poverty in Africa is caused primarily by flawed domestic policies and

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