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December 8, 2017

China
Podcast: Eradicating Poverty in China—An Impossible Task?

Despite sweeping reforms that have reduced rural poverty by 94 percent since 1980, more than 43 million people in China still live below the poverty line. To combat the widening income gap, the Chine…

Podcast Migrant worker Wang Jun carries scrap material she collected from debris of demolished buildings at the outskirts of Beijing, China October 1, 2017.

February 1, 2022

Economics
Venture Capital and the Future of Innovation, With Sebastian Mallaby

Sebastian Mallaby, CFR’s Paul A. Volcker senior fellow for international economics, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss how Silicon Valley’s venture capitalists are shaping the future of innov…

Podcast Apple CEO Steve Jobs announces the new mini iPod available in five colors during a keynote address at Macworld January 6, 2004 in San Francisco.

December 11, 2020

Sub-Saharan Africa
The Future Is African

Projections show that by 2050, Africa’s population will double. By 2100, one in three people on Earth will be African. This means that, by the end of the century, sub-Saharan Africa—which already has…

Podcast Sudanese children walk on a street on July 6, 2016 in eastern Khartoum