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Brazil’s elusive “future” – is it finally here?

It seems just about every business article written about Brazil in the last five or so years has painted a highly optimistic portrait of the country. Of course, there has been some recognition of Brazil’s high taxes, overbearing red tape, … Continue reading

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South Africa: where will the jobs come from?

South Africa has among the highest unemployment rates in the world. The official unemployment rate is 24%. But another statistic is even more depressing: approximately 42% of young people between the ages of 18 and 29 do not have a job. So … Continue reading

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Is education reform the ticket for Chile?

Chile’s president Sebastian Piñera has made no secret of his goal for Chile to obtain developed-country status by 2018. According to Piñera, “Our per capita income today is of $14,400, and by 2018 we want to reach $24,000, which is … Continue reading

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