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Importing Business Lessons from El Norte

Bob Cohen, MBA  | 

Young adults educated in the United States are returning home to Colombia and Peru to start their own business. Some families are disappointed.

Brazil’s Economic Policy Lurches Right

Derek Abrams  |  Economics

Brazil’s former president, Dilma Rousseff, struggled to manage the economy with an interventionist policy that led to a recession. As a result, Brazil’s new president, Michael Temer, decided to put in place free market practices to fix the weak economy.

Felon or Mark?

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D.  |  Org Behavior & HR

An outspoken advocate of ethics and fighting corruption is now facing trial for bribery. Is Joe Sigelman guilty or a scapegoat?

Colombia Likes Strong Coffee, but a Weak Peso

Brian Kench, Ph.D.  |  Economics

The Andean nation buys dollars, befuddling investors.

This Weed Is Totally Legal. It Is Also Totally Illegal.

J. Vincent Eagan, JD, Ph.D.  |  Business Law

Voters in Colorado and Washington legalized recreational marijuana, but it's still illegal under federal law.

“Made in USA” Still Sells

Douglas L. Wilson, MBA  |  Marketing

Classic American brands have growing international appeal.

A Spanish Starbucks For Sandwiches

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.  |  International Business

Spain's 100 Montaditos intends to open 4,000 stores in the USA at a pace far faster than Starbucks' early growth. Analysts are skeptical.

Why Caterpillar Digs a Colombian Trade Deal

James J. Stewart, DSc  |  Operations Management

A trade pact could boost U.S. exports by $1.1 billion, with companies such as Caterpillar, GE, Wal-Mart, and Citigroup as beneficiaries of expanded binational operations. All exporting operations managers should take note.

Why Caterpillar Digs a Colombian Trade Deal

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.  |  International Business

A trade pact could boost U.S. exports by $1.1 billion, with companies such as GE, Wal-Mart, Caterpillar, and Citigroup as big beneficiaries.

If Demography Is Destiny, Then India Has the Edge

James J. Stewart, DSc  |  Operations Management

Research shows working-age populations are slipping in the U.S. and other industrialized nations while those of other countries are growing faster.


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