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November 17, 2008

Middle East and North Africa
Restoring the Balance

Read an excerpt of Restoring the Balance. The next U.S. president will need to pursue a new strategic framework for advancing American interests in the Middle East. The mounting challenges include…

January 31, 2006

United States
World Economic Update: After Greenspan

Council on Foreign RelationsNew York, NYMeeting HighlightsSkip to transcriptTax Cuts:Daniel TARULLO: “Go back to the tax cuts of 2001, where Alan Greenspan possibly was decisive in turning the debat…

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May 12, 2006

Global
Foreign Aid and Developing Economies

Watch experts discuss whether there is a link between aid and economic growth, and what aid strategies, if any, can facilitate economic growth.

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May 12, 2006

Global
McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics: Foreign Aid and Economic Development

The McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics is presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and the Corporate Program. 12:15 – 12:45 p.m. Lunch 12:…

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October 11, 2012

Global
Supporting Entrepreneurship: What Works in Developing Economies?

ISOBEL COLEMAN: (In progress from source) -- initiatives and opportunities, including, in some depth, microfinance. Last year our focus was really on the opportunities around mobile technology and d…

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April 5, 2006

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
Iran's Nuclear Program Symposium: Iran's Motives and Strategy

Watch experts discuss the political and strategic factors behind Iran developing its nuclear program at this time.

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April 5, 2006

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
Iran's Nuclear Program Symposium: Iran's Motives and Strategy

Council on Foreign RelationsNew York, NY DEBORAH AMOS: It’s time—we have a lot to talk about. We have some very, very good panelists to do so. Our brief for the next session is “Iran’s Motives and S…

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October 12, 2010

Sudan
A Trip Report: Sudan

Upon their return from Sudan, George Clooney and John Prendergast assess the in-country situation in advance of southern Sudan's independence referendum this January.

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December 11, 2012

Capital Flows
The Responsibility to Lead

Mike Duke, president and chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., discusses the role of business in sustainability, women's economic empowerment, food security, and the global middle class.

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June 1, 2016

Development
Revitalizing Economic Growth in the Twenty-First Century: A Conversation with Kweilin Ellingrud and Christopher Ruhm

According to a new McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) report, advancing women’s equality could add $12 trillion to GDP by 2025. This seminal report, entitled “The Power of Parity,” is the product of res…

Podcast Migrant Construction Workers in Shanghai