Networking

The original social network: How global diasporas can mean big business

In trade, trust is essential between buyers and sellers. How can distant strangers begin to build that trust? Diaspora communities can be the bridge.

On the move: Diasporas connect the world

What is the world's most effective social network? The answer may be diaspora communities, which contribute to development, understanding and innovation.

Business schools bridge classrooms and real-life work

A growing number of U.S. business schools today offer a combination of instruction and learning that is hands-on, entrepreneurial and global.

African Growth and Opportunity Act creates jobs, benefits entrepreneurs

The African Growth and Opportunity Act is responsible for the creation of about 350,000 direct jobs for Africa and another million or so indirect jobs.