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Economics South and Central Asia

China’s new state-backed venture capital fund to boost innovation

China recently announced the establishment of a new state-backed venture capital fund. The fund aims to bolster innovation, but will it live up to the buzz?

Economics North America

College Park shows how college towns are becoming hubs of innovation

Situated just outside of the nation’s capital, College Park, Maryland, home of the University of Maryland, is on the verge of a transformation. A guest post by Patrick Wojahn, Mayor

Economics North America

US Cities Series: Innovation, growth, and ambition in Kansas City

Usually, the Midwest is not known for technological innovation. Kansas City is rapidly changing that. Those residing outside of the Kansas City metropolitan area could be forgiven for associating the

Economics Middle East/North Africa

Competitiveness Report Digest Part II: The Levant and North Africa

See Part I for an introduction to the Arab World Competitiveness Report 2013. Just as the Gulf countries exhibit similar strengths and weaknesses, countries of the Levant and North Africa