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August 30, 2012

United States
U.S. Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital

In the face of persistently high unemployment, policymakers and workers look to innovation and entrepreneurship to create new jobs. This Backgrounder discusses how entrepreneurs create and finance th…

December 17, 2020

Afghanistan
Trump’s Afghanistan troop pullout plan leaves Afghan women scared for their rights, and their lives

As the U.S. reduces its presence, women fear they will be bombed and assassinated into a return to the past.

Afghanistan robot Olympiad

February 22, 2017

China
Five Questions on Global Entrepreneurship with Elmira Bayrasli

This post features a conversation with Elmira Bayrasli, the co-founder of Foreign Policy Interrupted and a lecturer at New York University. Bayrasli’s recently-published book, From the Other Side of …

Nigerian Entrepreneurs Edited

April 26, 2016

Social Issues
Entrepreneurship: A Conversation with Elmira Bayrasli

What is an entrepreneur? How do entrepreneurs in other countries, such as Turkey, Nigeria, Pakistan, Mexico, India, Russia, and China, differ from those in the United States? To what extent is entrep…

Podcast Bayrasli cover

December 16, 2020

Economics
Frontier Market Entrepreneurship: Startup Success Beyond Silicon Valley and Term Member Happy Hour

Our panelists discuss the growing amount of startup ecosystems that are popping up outside of Silicon Valley and other major economic centers, including what it takes for many of those startups to su…

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May 8, 2017

Corporate Governance
U.S. Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital

In the face of persistently high unemployment, innovation and entrepreneurship have historically been the primary engine of U.S. job growth. But that engine has been slowing in recent years. In this…

A television reporter talks about the Facebook IPO at the NASDAQ Marketsite in New York on May 17, 2012 (Keith Bedford/Courtesy Reuters).

March 23, 2017

Turkey
Entrepreneurship, Erdogan, and Interrupting: A Conversation with Elmira Bayrasli

The wonderful Elmira Bayrasli joined me again for discussion that ranged from the rise of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to women’s role in shaping foreign policy. Elmira is a fellow in New A…

Podcast Cover art from World Policy Journal's 2016/2017 winter issue by Molly Crabapple.

August 2, 2016

Asia
Female Entrepreneurship: Progress and Challenges

Last month, President Obama hosted the White House Global Development Summit to celebrate progress in international development and promote further action across six target areas: energy, food securi…

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April 26, 2016

Defense and Security
Entrepreneurship: A Conversation with Elmira Bayrasli

What is an entrepreneur? How do entrepreneurs in other countries, such as Turkey, Nigeria, Pakistan, Mexico, India, Russia, and China, differ from those in the United States? To what extent is entrep…

Bayrasli edited

April 4, 2012

Development
Strengthening Entrepreneurship in Fragile States: The Role of Entrepreneurship in Development

This was a meeting of the Roundtable Series on Entrepreneurs and Market Linkages.

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