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January 8, 2018

Women and Economic Growth
How to Foster Inclusive Growth

Leading international institutions and private sector corporations have concluded that women’s economic participation is critical to global growth and prosperity. However, nearly 90 percent of nation…

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November 10, 2016

Gender
Securing Progress Against Boko Haram: A Conversation With Sarah Sewall

Drawing on her recent trip to Nigeria and Chad, Undersecretary Sewall assesses the ongoing fight against Boko Haram and violent extremism more broadly. She evaluates related humanitarian and stabiliz…

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October 17, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
International Day of the Girl Child: A Conversation with Kakenya Ntaiya and Sarah Craven

Girls’ education is one of the most effective development investments. Yet 130 million girls remain out of school, and each year, twelve million girls are married before their eighteenth birthday. To…

Podcast Jedidah Nkadayo, a 12 year old Maasai girl who was rescued from marriage, listens to her teacher at a boarding school in Kajiado, Kenya on January 13, 1999.

May 6, 2015

United States
Fostering a Government of 'Open Innovation'

Aneesh Chopra discusses how technology and innovation affect public policy.

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June 12, 2019

Women and Women's Rights
Women Revolutionizing Blockchain: Cryptocurrencies for Change

Will cryptocurrencies radically alter the world's financial institutions? If so, will women help redesign them and will their needs as economic actors be taken into account? Amber Baldet, cofounder a…

Podcast A man stands near an advertisement of a cryptocurrency exchange in Tokyo. Advertisements such as this reflect how crypto culture has amplified harmful gender stereotypes.

June 6, 2019

Monetary Policy
A Conversation with John C. Williams

John C. Williams discusses the U.S. economy, monetary policy, and the role of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

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June 4, 2019

United States
A Conversation With Chairman Adam Schiff

Adam Schiff discusses the foreign policy and national security challenges facing the United States today, including China’s use of artificial intelligence and surveillance, as well as tensions with I…

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January 14, 2011

Development
Fostering Economic Development in an Era of Constrained Resources

  As Assistant Secretary of State for Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs, Jose Fernandez is leading the charge to use the best of market- based forces to tackle perennial development challenges…

September 23, 2010

Economic Crises
Fostering Economic Recovery: The EU Moves from Crisis Management to Reform

MODERATOR: Ladies and gentlemen, it's a great pleasure to welcome you all here this evening for a very privileged evening with Jose Manuel Barroso, the president of the European Commission. And I'd…

September 23, 2010

Economic Crises
Fostering Economic Recovery: The EU Moves from Crisis Management to Reform

European Commission president José Manuel Barroso discusses the state of the European Union's economy since the economic crisis, as well as the geopolitical and geoeconomic factors that pose as chall…