My View: Many companies are born to be global
December 23, 2012
What do Skype (Internet/software application), Mavi (clothing), HTC (smartphones), and Cochlear (medical devices) have in common? These firms from Estonia, Turkey, Taiwan and Australia, respectively, are all “born global” companies... more

Globalization and Entrepreneurship in Latin America
December 20, 2012
Globalization is raising the competitive stakes for everyone, particularly in the rich world, and it is being driven by developing economies. Developing countries are becoming hotbeds for business innovation... more

What’s ahead for Latin America in 2013
December 12, 2012
For both Argentine firms and foreign companies, Argentina has become one of the least attractive investment destinations on the globe... more

Ninguna Panacea
November 2012 (Spanish)
América Latina tiene condiciones ideales para el desarrollo de biocombustibles, pero su futuro no está ahí... more

Alternative Energy for Latin America, no Panacea
October 11, 2012
While alternative energy holds great promise for Latin America, serious limitations and costs limit its potential at present... more

Bipartisan Congressional effort a boost for entrepreneurs
July 30, 2012
In occurrences as rare as a total eclipse of the sun or a DUI-free week of motoring by Lindsay Lohan, Congress suspended its partisan political warfare once during the past three months and came together to support job creation and entrepreneurial firms... more

Florida's Bottom Line
Summer 2012
Florida’s Bottom Line: How does the Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center at Florida International University (FIU) help the small business community in Florida?... more

Support innovation, technology, venture capital to add jobs
June 21, 2012
Does Miami need jobs? Does Iranian President "I'm-A-Dinner-Jacket" need a frontal lobotomy? The answers are screamingly obvious... more

Colombia FTA becoming a reality
May 7, 2012
After a long journey from conception to gestation, the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (FTA) will become a reality on May 15... more

Argentina: Back to the Future
April 24, 2012
Argentina’s expropriation of YPF defies all logic... more

Brasil: modere su entusiasmo
April 2012 (Spanish)
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Brazil: A Cautionary Note
March 20, 2012
The irrational exuberance over Brazil must be tempered by both macroeconomic and operational realities... more

Preocupación sí; desesperación, jamás
March 2012 (Spanish)
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Free enterprise is under siege - from some Republicans By Shanker Singham and Jerry Haar
February 23, 2012
"Anti-capitalist Republican" is as contradictory and absurd as "celibate prostitute," "moderate terrorist," or "noisy mime."... more

2012 Outlook: Concern, Yes; Despair, No
January 31, 2012
2012 will be a better year than last thanks to continuing incremental changes in policy, management and firm-level operations... more