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February 22, 2017

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

August 5, 2020

China's Retrograde Rural Land Policies

Despite rhetoric to the contrary, rural land reform is a perennial problem for the Chinese government.

A man rides past houses at Furong village, Hunan province, China, May 10, 2018.

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).

August 2, 2016

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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February 22, 2017

Wars and Conflict
Emerging Voices: Zachary D. Kaufman on Social Entrepreneurship

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Zachary D. Kaufman, an attor…


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 16, 2020

The Cyberspace Solarium Commission on Norms

Task force three of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission focused on using norms and non-military tools of state power to secure cyberspace. During their research, they observed different interpretation…

Senator Angus King (I-ME) returns to the Senate Chamber.

February 21, 2020

Cyber Week in Review: Feb 21, 2020

Multiple countries attribute cyberattacks against Georgia to Russia; China tightens internet controls in response to coronavirus outbreak; Iran targets VPN providers to breach target networks; Bharat…

 A man wearing a face mask checks his mobile phone while riding a subway in the morning

February 22, 2017

New From CFR: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon on Entrepreneurship and Poverty Reduction

In an article in the Huffington Post, CFR fellow Gayle Tzemach Lemmon highlights the poverty-fighting potential of entrepreneurship, especially among women. As she writes: All around the world, and …


February 22, 2017

Wars and Conflict
New From CFR: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon on Tech Entrepreneurship in Afghanistan

In a post yesterday on Isobel Coleman’s blog and an October article in Fast Company, CFR fellow Gayle Tzemach Lemmon discusses tenacious Afghan entrepreneurs who are building successful technology bu…