While Houston's economy

While Houston’s economy is far more diversified now than in the 1980s when the city lost 13 percent of its jobs, it remains home to 5,000 energy related firms and the fortunes of oil and gas executives are tied more than ever to the energy market. Lawmakers passed a law…

A 2006 World Bank economic

A 2006 World Bank economic report found that the “enclave” model of Dominican tourism limited the interaction between tourists and locals. The government and industry have tried to address that by developing tourism “clusters” in which local businesses, hotel owners and related industries, like agriculture, work together to share in…