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marlene lopez

Elmira Bayrasli is the cofounder of Foreign Policy Interrupted and a lecturer at New York University. She has written for Foreign Affairs, the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, and the New York Times. From the Other Side of the World: Extraordinary Entrepreneurs, Unlikely Places (Perseus Academic) brings readers inside the world of high-growth entrepreneurs as they overcome vexing obstacles to build businesses that create jobs and economic growth. As these extraordinary entrepreneurs create new economic possibilities in their countries, it becomes clear that the same game-changing creative development that happened in Silicon Valley in the 1960s is occurring right now in unexpected places.