For much of the past two decades, the overarching economic theme in sub-Saharan Africa has been “Africa Rising.” That’s still the case, though in 2016, growth in the region was “alarmingly poor,” dragged lower by a sharp slump in commodity prices, former Liberian finance minister Antoinette Monsio Sayeh said April 20, 2018, in Washington, D.C. The region’s economies are rebounding, said Sayeh, a distinguished visiting fellow at the Center for Global Development. “But momentum has slowed.”
Globalization: It's a topic that increasingly dominates headlines and political discourse around the world, with Donald Trump in the White House, the United Kingdom leaving the European Union, and protectionist sentiment gaining political favor in other parts of the developed world. It was also the topic that dominated the seventh annual Emerging Markets Forum, hosted by the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at the University of Maryland's Robert H.
Please join us as the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business presents the Seventh Annual Emerging Markets Forum, Friday, April 21, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.
Participants at the Robert H. Smith School of Business's 2016 Emerging Markets Forum agreed that India's rapid growth offered opportunities for both local and U.S. businesses, but they disagreed about whether the Indian government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is moving quickly enough to cut red tape.
Please join us for our sixth annual Emerging Markets Forum, presented by the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. Doing Business with India: The Promise and the PerilsFriday, April 29, 20168:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center - Rotunda Room1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.Washington, D.C. 20004
Profit-driven entrepreneurs do more to help low-income families than many activists with social missions, keynote speaker Iqbal Quadir said April 24, 2015, at the fifth annual Emerging Markets Forum in Washington, D.C.
Arab uprisings that started in 2010 will continue to reshape the region, even if political reform does not come quickly, a University of Maryland researcher said April 25, 2014, at the Emerging Markets Forum in Washington, D.C. The fourth annual event, hosted by the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H.
4th Annual Emerging Markets Forum Negotiating History, Culture and Institutions in Emerging Markets Friday, April 25, 2014 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center Pavilion Room1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20004
The question of whether more women belong in corporate boardrooms is no longer a gender equity issue. It's an economic growth strategy. This was a repeated theme at the "Women as Entrepreneurs, Consumers and Agents of Change" forum, hosted April 13, 2012 by the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.