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Caroline Castrillon | Forbes | Retweeted by Jennifer Huddleston Skees
Women now comprise 40 percent of new entrepreneurs entering the business field, and the number of women-owned businesses has increased by nearly 3,000 percent since 1972. Why are so many women taking up the mantle as entrepreneurs?
Tanvi Misra | CityLab | Retweeted by Emily Hamilton
Migrants and refugees have mutually-beneficial relationships with the locations to which they move, argues Tanvi Misra in CityLab.
Ryan Avent | The Economist | Retweeted by David Beckworth
Imagine using banknotes and printed money as toilet paper. This is a reality for many Venezuelans. How did this “catastrophic breakdown” in the state’s printing presses break down in the first place?
Mike Bird | The Wall Street Journal | Tweeted by Veronique de Rugy
What are the most important factors impacting global growth today, according to economic experts?
Susan Lund, Isabelle Mateos y Lago, Adam Posen, and Sebastian Mallaby | Council on Foreign Relations | Tweeted by Christine McDaniel
Listen to the CFR’s quarterly “World Economic Update,” which highlights US, Chinese, and European markets and the state of globalization in the world today.
Greg Ip | The Wall Street Journal | Tweeted by Christine McDaniel
How do new proposals in the US compare conceptually to Venezuela’s socialist governing history?
Nathan M. Jensen and Calvin Thrall | The Texas Statesman | Retweeted by Matthew Mitchell
In Texas, economic developers are protected by the state’s public records laws that allow state and local governments to conceal information on their projects. Despite a focus on various Amazon HQ2 bids, the problem extends to hundreds of contracts in the state.
Stephen Davies | American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) | Shared by Donald Boudreaux
While many activities significantly influence environmental conditions, agricultural practices have some of the oldest, most established, and increasingly harmful effects on environmental health. That’s changing at a rapid rate.