Global Smarts

Export 101

Help with exporting won't cost an arm and a leg if you get it from local educational institutions. Use the following resources to clarify and develop your exporting plans. Or, if you're already doing business overseas, get a second opinion from a university expert--it couldn't hurt!


  • Wellesley College professor Marshall Goldman is a noted expert on exporting to Russia. He can be reached at (617) 495-4485.


  • New York's Columbia University's resident global expert is professor John Ruggie at (212) 854-4445.


  • The University of Texas at Austin offers periodic seminars on doing business in Mexico. Seminars are usually geared toward small to medium-sized businesses. Call Diane Williams at (512) 471-1829 for more information.


  • The University of South Carolina, Columbia, is known for its expertise on central Europe. For information, contact the director of the school's Division of Research, Douglas Woodward, at (803) 777-2510.


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This article was originally published in the February 1997 print edition of Entrepreneur with the headline: Global Smarts.

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