Young World Rising: How Youth and Technology Are About to Transform the Global Economy
by Rob Salkowitz
Summary: All around the world, young people armed with unprecedented access to networks and information technology are poised to transform the global knowledge economy. Ever-increasing access to the Internet, powerful new mobile devices and social media are spreading knowledge and entrepreneurial opportunities far and wide. This surge of tech-savvy Net Generation talent has the potential to power dynamic young-world nations to new heights of prosperity, even as the developed countries of Europe, North America and East Asia face the increasing challenges of an ageing workforce.
Young World Rising provides a panoramic tour of the exciting innovations driven by the combination of youth, technology and entrepreneurship all across the globe, and envisions the enormous opportunities as this convergence reaches critical mass over the next 10-15 years. Packed with original research and interviews, Young World Rising provides business leaders, policy-makers and investors with an essential introduction to their new customers, partners, employees... and competitors.
Due out: Spring, 2010, from John Wiley & Sons.
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