Catalyzing Economic Growth: The Power of Entrepreneurship

Introductory Speaker:
Elizabeth Littlefield President and Chief Executive Officer, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
Mildred Callear Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Small Enterprise Assistance Funds
Richard Shumann Senior Technical Specialist, CHF International
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon Fellow and Deputy Director of the Women and Foreign Policy Program, Council on Foreign Relations
More on This Topic

"Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism, and the Economics of Growth and Prosperity" [Rush Transcript; Federal News Service]

Robert Litan and Carl Schramm speak to Council members about their new book Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism, and the Economics of Growth and Prosperity.

DC Event: Addressing the Chronic Disease Crisis in Developing Countries

Task Force Co-Chairs Mitchell E. Daniels Jr. and Thomas E. Donilon, and Task Force Project Director Thomas J. Bollyky, join Time magazine Senior Correspondent Massimo F.T. Calabresi to discuss the CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force Report on Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs), which assesses the NCD crisis in developing countries and recommends practical, scalable strategies for intervention.

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim on Economic Development and the Paris Climate Agreement

Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank Group, joins Mark Tercek, president and chief executive officer at the Nature Conservancy, to discuss the World Bank Group’s efforts vis-à-vis climate change and a global climate agreement in Paris in 2015.

Terms of Use: I understand that I may access this audio and/or video file solely for my personal use. Any other use of the file and its content, including display, distribution, reproduction, or alteration in any form for any purpose, whether commercial, non commercial, educational, or promotional, is expressly prohibited without the written permission of the copyright owner, the Council on Foreign Relations. For more information, write