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Help Small Businesses to Keep Helping Us

Small businesses will have an indispensable role in vitalizing the US economy after COVID-19. Nearly two-thirds of net job growth and 44% of American economic activity comes from small businesses, which can serve as an indication of how well the economy is performing. When recessions hit, small busi...

CIPE Launches Youth Leadership Program

More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the struggle is far from over. That’s especially true in places that lack the resources and capacity to properly address the crisis. As the planet is rolling out vaccines, those without access may fall into extreme poverty, which is expected to reach 15...

The Kampala Principles in Action: Case Studies in Private Sector Engagement

The need for better partnerships with the private sector has become an imperative in the quest for sustainable development and shared prosperity. Thanks to new case studies on the Kampala Principles, released this week, we now can visualize the ingredients of effective partnerships. Case studies fro...

Reducing Barriers to Women’s Economic Empowerment in Moldova

This piece was first posted on the WAGE blog: The ABA ROLI-led Women and Girls Empowered (WAGE) consortium, funded by the U.S. Department of State Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues, is pleased to announce its new initiative “Reducing Barriers to Women’s Economic Empowerment in...

Why Trade Facilitation Fits in with CIPE’s Mission and Vision

Trade facilitation means cutting red tape and eliminating corruption at the border or point of entries of goods. Characteristics of goods range from those that would require only payment duties and taxes for clearance to those that would require inspections (physical and documentary), before enterin...

The Role of Microcredit Loans in Women’s Economic Empowerment

Women entrepreneurs make significant contributions to the global economy year after year, especially through innovation, job creation, and wealth creation. Still, there is critical room for improvement, as women currently make up 70% of the 1.3 billion people living in poverty. These women often fac...

Voices from the Field Series: Colombia

CIPE staff members serve in the field year-round, helping launch and maintain programs to promote democracy and free enterprise. As the world marked International Women’s Day on March 8, our Center for Women’s Economic Empowerment (CWEE) asked several staff members to discuss the impact of their...
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