News tagged with economic development

The economics of fear

When he worked in Africa, development economist Ariel BenYishay noticed small-scale entrepreneurs were often unable to grow their businesses beyond the initial stage, even when the opportunities were obvious.

Jun 30, 2014
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IBM unleashes new tools to accelerate data-driven cities

IBM today announced that the cities of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Montpellier, France, are working with IBM to make data-driven decisions to rapidly transform the way they provide water, transportation and emergency management.

May 29, 2014
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Global fishing threatens endangered sharks

Western Australian researchers are conducting a global initiative to evaluate the importance of sharks for conservation and economic development, in a bid to slow global declines in shark numbers.

Dec 03, 2013
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