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Using mobile money to increase enterprises’ sectorial turnover


Improving the performance of enterprises is crucial for developing countries in general and African countries in particular. African countries are characterized by a large number of enterprises that contribute to their achievement of sustainable development goals by creating jobs, accelerating industrialization, increasing economic growth, and improving the well-being of populations. However, enterprise performance is generally […]


Building a Better Business


BY MARINA ZHAVORONKOVA Last year, Netflix made headlines by allowing all employees up to a year of parental leave. In March, Salesforce adjusted the salaries of its employees to the tune of three million dollars to ensure salary equity across genders. Year after year, companies that fall on Fortune or Business Insider’s lists of “best […]

Business and Regulation

South Korea’s Young Social Entrepreneurs: A Solution to a Broken Education System?


BY RUFINA PARK This piece appeared in our 2015 print journal. You can order your copy here.  On the surface, South Korea’s education system has notable merits. In the OECD’s (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) 2012 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) test, which measures the cognitive skills of fifteen-year-olds from sixty-five participating economies […]

When Glass Ceilings Meet Glass Walls


BY MELISSA SANDGREN Megan Smith grew up around engineers. Her grandfather helped build roads and bridges throughout the early 20th century and contributed to large portions of the transportation system in Indiana. Yet, when the young Smith enrolled at MIT in the early 1980s to study mechanical engineering, the question her grand- father asked her […]

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