Talk on Entrepreneurship, Migration and Economic Growth

Samriddhi,The Prosperity Foundation invited Professor Ken Schoolland to interact with over a 100 students in Nepal on topics such as entrepreneurship, migration and economic growth.

Professor Ken Schoolland is currently an Associate Professor of Economics and Director of the Entrepreneurship Center at Hawaii Pacific University in Honululu, Hawaii. He is also the President of the International Society for Individual Liberty. He has authored two books: The Adventures of Jonathan Gullible: A Free Market Odyssey, now published in more than 47 languages and Shotgun’s Ghost: The Dark Side of Japanese Education, in two languages.

Professor Ken Schoolland visited Tribhuwan University and Ace Institute of Management to hold  an interactive session with MBA students on Entrepreneurship, Migration and  Economic Growth on January 6, 2015. The ecosystem of entrepreneurship, migration and economic growth is usually maintained by the skills of immigrants which reduces labor shortages, develops technologies, boosts entrepreneurship resulting in growth of economy of host country. The statistical data from United States can be referred to check how much economy benefits from the immigration. Migration policies play a vital role in developing entrepreneurship. The immigrants bring in ideas that are new to the host country which can be developed into a very profitable business.

The session concluded with the questions and answers from Prof. Schoolland and the students.