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May 9, 2018

Religion
Faith, Poverty, and Action

David Beckmann, Simone Campbell, and Ruth W. Messinger, with Lisa Sharon Harper moderating, discuss faith, poverty, and action, as part of the 2018 CFR Religion and Foreign Policy Workshop.

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March 6, 2019

Economics
Policy in Practice: Addressing Poverty with Behavioral Economics

The 2019 Robert B. Menschel Economics Symposium discusses the ways behavioral economics can inform development policy to create effective solutions to poverty at the international, national, and loca…

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May 16, 2012

Global
Global Poverty and the Paradox of Plenty

This was a meeting of the roundtable series, Opportunity and Exclusion in the Global Economy.

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May 20, 2014

Afghanistan
Disrupting Poverty: The Search for Innovative Solutions

Following the release of her report on the status of women in Afghanistan, Catherine Powell moderates a discussion with Open Society Foundations' Rachel Reid and the U.S. Department of Defense's Davi…

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November 22, 2013

Global
Are Cash Transfers the Best Way to Alleviate Global Poverty?

Noted development experts Paul Niehaus, assistant professor at the University of California, San Diego, and president of GiveDirectly, a nonprofit organization that makes unconditional cash grants di…

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April 1, 2014

Global
World Bank Announces Increased Lending to Support Goal of Ending Extreme Poverty

One year into the World Bank's campaign to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030, Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank, joins CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera to discuss the progress that has been mad…

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November 5, 2013

India
NY Event: "Why Growth Matters: How Economic Growth in India Reduced Poverty and the Lessons for Other Developing Countries"

Jagdish N. Bhagwati discusses his new book, Why Growth Matters: How Economic Growth in India Reduced Poverty and the Lessons for Other Developing Countries, with CFR President Richard N. Haass.

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March 6, 2019

Economics
A Conversation With Abhijit Banerjee

Although the global rate of extreme poverty is at a historic low, the pace of poverty reduction is slowing and the World Bank estimates that more than 700 million people still live on less than $1.90…

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December 13, 2021

Religion
Addressing Food Insecurity Around the World

Eugene Cho, president and CEO at Bread for the World, and Ertharin Cousin, visiting scholar at Stanford University’s Center on Food Security and the Environment, discuss the work of faith communities…

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November 30, 2020

Venezuela
Screening and Discussion of "A La Calle"

Panelists discuss the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela as the country continues to face high rates of poverty, unemployment, and even starvation. A La Calle (“To the Street”) is a firsthand account o…

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