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June 4, 2012

United States
U.S. Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital

In the face of persistently high unemployment, policymakers and workers look to innovation and entrepreneurship to create new jobs. This Backgrounder discusses how entrepreneurs create and finance th…

November 18, 2015

China
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 …

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June 5, 2012

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…

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August 2, 2016

Asia
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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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…

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April 26, 2016

Social Issues
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…

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Entrepreneurship in Fragile States

Despite myriad challenges, entrepreneurs in conflict and postconflict environments have succeeded in building viable businesses that stabilize families and communities and foster economic growth on a…

December 2, 2015

United States
Entrepreneurship as a Component of National Power

Maria Contreras-Sweet discusses best practices for fostering entrepreneurship in the United States and its influence on U.S. global competitiveness.

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May 14, 2012

Development
Entrepreneurship in Postconflict Zones

Overview Economic development is a critical component of promoting stability and U.S. security interests, particularly in conflict and postconflict zones. Around the world, entrepreneurs who own s…

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