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Good Afternoon, Vietnam: A Revolutionary Small Business Impetus and I Learned About It on Skype (Part 2)

Steve Mariotti | Posted 04.01.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

As exciting as the social enterprises presented were, the most interesting and perspective-changing lesson for me was the Vietnamese flat tax.

Good Afternoon, Vietnam: A Revolutionary Small Business Impetus and I Learned About It on Skype (Part 1)

Steve Mariotti | Posted 04.01.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

In growing economies like Vietnam's, we are seeing innovations in business--through both national and foreign investments. But the government, almost 40 years after the US left, is also empowering social enterprises with its reforms.

Facilitating Trade, Facilitating Development

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 09.17.2012 | World
Otaviano Canuto

The idea of trade facilitation is simple: help developing countries implement measures to reduce the cost of trading across borders by improving infrastructure, institutions, services, policies, procedures, and market-oriented regulatory systems.

Bonnie Kavoussi

THE LONG PLATEAU: Economists Say U.S. Growth Unlikely To Return To Pre-Recession Levels

HuffingtonPost.com | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- High unemployment and slow growth may be the new normal for the U.S. economy, according to leading experts at the Conference Board, a glob...

IMF Predicts Global Econony Will Grow More Than 4% This Year Thanks To China And India

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The International Monetary Fund said Wednesday that the global economy, after enduring a crippling recession, should see better-tha...