Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Resource Curse in America?

International development experts often talk of the “resource curse,” where resource-rich countries suffer economically even in the face of massive pools of resources, such as oil, minerals or other commodities.  Examples include economies such as Nigeria or the Congo, where … Continue reading

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The Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge: APPLY NOW!!!

I’ve blogged in the past about the Rural Entrepreneurship Initiative, a program sponsored by the American Farm Bureau Federation and Georgetown University (with consulting support from EntreWorks) that is designed to raise a spotlight on the many world-class entrepreneurs now … Continue reading

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New Global Entrepreneurship Data

Two helpful new global entrepreneurship assessments have been released in recent weeks and are definitely worth a look.  The Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index 2014 ranks the quality and scale of the entrepreneurial process in 120 countries.  (Note:  the report … Continue reading

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