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The surprising decline of entrepreneurship and innovation in the West

Wim Naudé, United Nations University The idea that we are living in an entrepreneurial age, experiencing rapid disruptive technological innovation on a scale amounting to...

A ‘Computer Village’ in Lagos offers lessons on what it takes...

Oluseye Jegede, University of Johannesburg Nigeria’s Otigba Computer Village is arguably the biggest information, communications technology (ICT) market in Africa. It started off as a...

Why some counties are powerhouses for innovation

Christopher Boone, Arizona State University By the time the application window closed, Amazon had received 238 proposals from cities and regions throughout North America looking...

Rise and fall of the landline: 143 years of telephones becoming...

Jay L. Zagorsky, Boston University The global economy has changed dramatically over the past century and a half. When I lecture my Boston University business students...

Sci-fi movies are the secret weapon that could help Silicon Valley...

Andrew Maynard, Arizona State University If there’s one line that stands the test of time in Steven Spielberg’s 1993 classic “Jurassic Park,” it’s probably Jeff...

Hiring highly educated immigrants leads to more innovation and better products

Gaurav Khanna, University of California San Diego and Munseob Lee, University of California San Diego Much of the current debate over immigration is about what...

Why double-majors might beat you out of a job

Matthew J. Mayhew, The Ohio State University and Benjamin S. Selznick, James Madison University Two college majors are better than one. That is the...

EU’s antitrust ‘war’ on Google and Facebook uses abandoned American playbook

Ramsi Woodcock, Georgia State University The casual observer could be forgiven for thinking that European antitrust regulators have declared war on American tech giants. On June...

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A newly designed vaccine may help stamp out remaining polio cases...

Patricia L. Foster, Indiana University Public health organizations around the world have been fighting for global eradication of polio since 1988. Through massive vaccination efforts,...