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Why India is Winning the Entrepreneurial Battle with China

Op-Ed Commentary: Chris Devonshire-Ellis Jun. 10 – As China and India continue to show some of the world’s fastest GDP growth rates, both are also undergoing huge demographic changes. In some ways, there are similarities between the two, yet in others, completely opposite positions exist. Understanding these subtleties is key to working out where future innovation, talent and growth will come from. In terms of similarities, it is interesting to note that 20 years ago, the average age of a worker in China was 23. That is now the age of the average worker in India today, while the average … Continue reading

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Women Entrepreneurship in China: Past, Present, and Future

As with most Asian cultures, the role of women has been historically underestimated, and China is no exception. It wasn’t until the early 1900s that women started to gain equal access to education. China’s female entrepreneurs face a legacy of liberalizing economic policies and of traditional social conventions as they shape their role in present and future Chinese society. Continue reading

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