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The Economies of Africa: What Business Students Need to Know

This post is the final in a series on the economies of the world, beginning with a post on the Middle East in 2014. Africa’s population is the fastest-growing of any region on earth, exceeding 1 billion in 2013 and … Continue reading

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Brexit: Britain’s Withdrawal from the European Union Sends Shockwaves Through the Financial World

Few believed that they would actually go through with it. But last Thursday, British voters chose to become the first nation to leave the 28-member European Union in a referendum that many believe will have worldwide repercussions. The results are already … Continue reading

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How’s Business Down Under? Mihaylo Grad Annie Nguyen Starts a Coffee Shop in Australia

Australasia, as Australia, New Zealand and New Guinea is known, attracts millions of tourists each year and the growth of the Pacific Rim as the world’s foremost economic area means that major cities in the region, such as Sydney and … Continue reading

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Opportunities in the Arctic: Contrary to Popular Belief, They Won’t Put Your Career on Ice

As Southern California bakes under the relentless ridges of high pressure responsible for the state’s crippling five-year drought, the chilly Arctic feels like worlds away. Yet what was once considered wasteland of the Far North shows potential to become one … Continue reading

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Understanding the Chinese Economic Slowdown

China is the world’s second- largest economy and leading exporter, but its mammoth economy is slowing down, causing jitters among investors and policymakers. Mihaylo Economics Professor Robert Mead discusses the current state and future of the Chinese economy. After rising … Continue reading

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