A 20-year-old entrepreneur credits a high school business class with giving him the skills and drive to start his own company.
By Making Sen$e Editor
When Norway changed its laws to give universities a major share of the profits from their professors' patents and startups, the rate of innovation was halved.
By Larisa Epatko
Although much attention will be given to President Barack Obama's familial connection to Kenya, the president's fourth trip to Africa is actually geared toward something else.
By Vivek Wadhwa
Older companies stuck in their ways may be a drag on the economy, but older people are an asset to innovation, says entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa.
By PBS NewsHour
On tonight’s program, Iran produces new information about its nuclear program. Later, in our signature segment, a look a how high-tech entrepreneurs are creating a startup culture in India. And, what growing income inequality means for middle class-serving businesses in…
Government support for research and development is responsible for much of the innovation that drives GDP, argues Mariana Mazzucato. Photo courtesy of Stephen Yang/Bloomberg via Getty Images. As the deadline for raising the government debt limit fast approaches, and wrangling…
In the classical performing arts, more and more artists -- ever more highly skilled -- compete for fewer and fewer jobs, ever more poorly paid. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports on how artists are learning to fine-tune their entrepreneurial skills…
Thirty-five years after the United States military pulled out of Vietnam, some Vietnamese-American entrepreneurs are returning to their homeland. Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on the growing business opportunities in the Vietnamese economy.
Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from Kenya, where private capital is being used to help install toilets and sanitation facilities in the country's poorest areas.
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