In 2017, there were nearly 600 million entrepreneurs recorded, according to figures from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM). There are an estimated 27 million in the United States alone, 0.05 percent of that giant worldwide figure. While the signs of growing entrepreneurship seem encouraging, are they indicative of a much larger issue throughout the world? …
Quantifying Brazil’s Economically Inactive Citizens
Brazil boasts of a population of nearly 208 million people of which it is estimated that 90.2 million are economically active. This is an important aspect of economics and population to consider, as there yet remains those in less developed areas that survive on subsistence farming and more traditional forms of self-sustenance beyond the unemployed….