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Innovations: Technology, Governance, Globalization 8:1-2 (2013) - Youth and Economic Opportunities [Kindle Edition]

Arnest Sebbumba , Judith Rodin , Eme Essien Lore , Angel Cabrera , Stanley Litow , Carl Schramm , Jacob Korenblum , Martin Burt , Fiona Macaulay , Kevin McKague

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Book Description

This journal features cases authored by exceptional innovators; commentary and research from leading academics; and essays from globally recognized executives and political leaders. The journal is jointly hosted at George Mason University's School of Public Policy, Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, and MIT's Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship. The topic of this issue is "Youth and Economic Opportunities."


Lead Essays

Finding the Word for Entrepreneur in Luganda
Arnest Sebbumba

Youth Opportunity: Rethinking the Next Generation
Judith Rodin and Eme Essien Lore

“Go to college, young men and women, go to college!”
Ángel Cabrera and Callie Le Renard

Innovating to Strengthen Youth Employment
Stanley Litow

University Entrepreneurship May Be Failing Its Market Test
Carl Schramm

Case Narratives

Frustration, Fearlessness, and Fortune: How Youth-Led Startups Are Redefining Entrepreneurship
Jacob Korenblum

Fundación Paraguaya
The “Poverty Stoplight” Approach to Eliminating Multidimensional Poverty: Business, Civil Society, and Government Working Together in Paraguay
Martin Burt

Hathay Bunano
Reducing Poverty by Employing Young Women: Hathay Bunano’s Scalable Model for Rural Production in Bangladesh
Kevin McKague, Samantha Morshed, and Habibur Rahman

Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence
Cracking the Glass Ceiling and Raising the Roof
Nell Merlino

University of the People
Going Against the Flow in Higher Education: Deliberately Including Those Previously Excluded
Shai Reshef

Making Cents International
Toward a World of Opportunity
Fiona Macaulay


TEN Youth: Unlocking Enterprise Growth by Focusing on the Fortune at the Bottom of the Talent Pyramid
Nicholas Davis, Ebba Hansmeyer, Branka Minic, Shantanu Prakash, and Subramanian Rangan

Financial Education and Financial Access: Lessons Learned from Child Development Account Research
Trina R. Williams Shanks, Lewis Mandell, and Deborah Adams

Perspectives on Policy

Sourcing Change: Digital Work Building Bridges to Professional Life
Michael Chertok and Jeremy Hockenstein

YouthSpark and the Evolution of a Corporate Philanthropy Program
Akhtar Badshah and Yvonne Thomas

It’s All About the Jobs
Jamie McAuliffe, Jasmine Nahhas di Florio, and Pia Saunders

Who Teaches Us Most About Financial Programing in Africa?
Ann Cotton

Hope or Hype? Five Obstacles to Mobile Money Innovations for Youth Financial Services
Jamie M. Zimmerman and Julia Arnold

Future Forward: Innovations for Youth Employment in Africa
Beverly Schwartz and Deepali Khanna

Young People, Agriculture, and Transformation in Rural Africa: An “Opportunity Space” Approach
James Sumberg and Christine Okali

Offering Digital Financial Services to Promote Financial Inclusion: Lessons We’ve Learned
John Owens

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  • File Size: 2366 KB
  • Print Length: 344 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: MIT Press (October 7, 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
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