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Entrepreneurship in Bahrain with Zayed Al Zayani, Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism in Bahrain

globalEDGE Business Beat
November 9, 2018 4:00 PM

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat captures the entrepreneurship and sustainable development viewpoints in the Kingdom of Bahrain by Zayed Alzayani, Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism in Bahrain. Tomas Hult is Professor and Byington Endowed Chair in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University.

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Entrepreneurship in Zimbabwe with Mthuli Ncube, Minister of Finance in Zimbabwe

globalEDGE Business Beat
November 9, 2018 3:00 PM

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat captures the entrepreneurship and sustainable development viewpoints in the Republic of Zimbabwe by Mthuli Ncube, Minister of Finance in Zimbabwe. Tomas Hult is Professor and Byington Endowed Chair in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. Mthuli Ncube, is the minister of Finance in the Zimbabwe cabinet appointed by president Emmerson Mnangagwa and past chief economist and Vice President of the African Development Bank. He holds a PhD in Mathematical Finance from Cambridge University. Zimbabwe is a landlocked country located in southern Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers, bordered by South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and Mozambique, with some 16 million people. The GDP per capita is about $2,300.

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Entrepreneurship in Uganda with Amelia Kyambadde, Minister of Trade, Industry and Co-Operatives in Uganda

globalEDGE Business Beat
November 9, 2018 2:00 PM

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat captures the entrepreneurship and sustainable development viewpoints in the Republic of Uganda by Amelia Kyambadde, Minister of Trade, Industry and Co-Operatives in Uganda. Tomas Hult is Professor and Byington Endowed Chair in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University.

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Entrepreneurship in Chile with Jose Ramon Valente, Minister of Economy, Economic Development and Tourism in Chile

globalEDGE Business Beat
November 9, 2018 1:00 PM

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat captures the entrepreneurship and sustainable development viewpoints in the Republic of Chile by Jose Ramon Valente, Minister of Economy, Economic Development and Tourism in Chile. Tomas Hult is Professor and Byington Endowed Chair in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University.

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Entrepreneurship in Indonesia with Bambang Brodjonegoro, Minister of National Development Planning of Indonesia

globalEDGE Business Beat
November 9, 2018 12:00 PM

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat captures the entrepreneurship and sustainable development viewpoints in the Republic of Indonesia by Bambang Brodjonegoro, Minister of National Development Planning of Indonesia. Tomas Hult is Professor and Byington Endowed Chair in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. Bambang Brodjonegoro is an Indonesian economist who took office as Minister of National Development Planning of Indonesia after a cabinet reshuffle by President Joko Widodo and replacing Sofyan Djalil. Previously, he was the Finance Minister of Indonesia in the Working Cabinet under Joko Widodo's administration Indonesia is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia, between the Indian and Pacific oceans, with some 270 million people. The GDP per capita is about $13,200.

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Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development with Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary General of UNCTAD

globalEDGE Business Beat
November 9, 2018 11:00 AM

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat captures the entrepreneurship and sustainable development viewpoints by Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). Tomas Hult is Professor and Byington Endowed Chair in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi of Kenya became Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, UNCTAD on September 1, 2013. Immediately prior, Kituyi was Chief Executive of the Kenya Institute of Governance, based in Nairobi. He served as Kenya's Minister of Trade and Industry from 2002 to 2007.

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Highlights on World Trade and Production from the World Investment Forum 2018

globalEDGE Business Beat
November 9, 2018 10:00 AM

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat highlights some of the discussion at the World Investment Forum 2018. Tomas Hult is Professor and Byington Endowed Chair in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. International production, strategic global investments, and the infrastructure design of global supply chains are all a function of driving satisfaction among a company’s customers (and perhaps some can argue satisfaction among a country’s citizens). 

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How satisfied are customers around the world, and what do we expect for the near future?

globalEDGE Business Beat
October 12, 2018 3:00 PM

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat is a conversation with Forrest Morgeson, Director of Research for the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), about customer satisfaction around the world.

Tomas Hult is Professor and Byington Endowed Chair in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University.

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Trump Subsidies are a Band-Aid for Farmers, Not a Solution

globalEDGE Business Beat
October 12, 2018 12:00 PM

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat is an opinion segment on the show titled “Trump subsidies are a Band-Aid for farmers, not a solution.” Tomas Hult is Professor and Byington Endowed Chair in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. Dr. Hult also published this piece as a an op-ed article in The Hill, with the same title, on September 24, 2018. The focus of the segment is on international trade, with a specific eye toward President Trump’s $12 billion in farm subsidies and what they may mean for the trading balance and issues with other countries and for the world. A unique side-point with everything that is going on around the world regarding trade – but important one - is that for the first time in seven years, we expect the global efficiency ratio for international trade to go down. In large part, tariffs and subsidies make the globe less efficient and more win-lose oriented.

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Creating a Sustainable Strategy for Sustainability Efforts | Dr. Tomas Hult

globalEDGE Business Beat
October 12, 2018 12:00 PM

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat is an opinion segment on the show titled “Creating a sustainable strategy for sustainability efforts.” Tomas Hult is Professor and Byington Endowed Chair in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. Dr. Hult also published this piece as a an op-ed article in The Hill, with the same title, on September 24, 2018. The focus of the segment is on sustainability and how much cost/expenses that customers, companies, and countries are willing to take on to be more sustainable. This segment follows previous opinion segments and interviews on the globalEDGE Business Beat on the topic of sustainability. It tackles sustainability within the architectural framework of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, a topic that Dr. Hult as spoken about at the 2016 World Investment Forum in Nairobi, Kenya, and will be a keynote on at the 2018 World Investment Forum in Geneva, Switzerland on October 26, 2018.

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