Brookings Roundtable Explores Challenges To, Opportunities For U.S. Leadership In Global Development

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Homi Kharas, interim vice president and director of Global Economy and Development at Brookings, discusses themes and outcomes from a roundtable on “Invigorating U.S. Leadership in Global Development.” Kharas highlights¬†a post-conference report summarizing the findings from the roundtable, as well as three major themes discussed at the roundtable, including: “1. The evolving nature of international networks devoted to solving global development problems; 2. The shifting balance between the activities of federal U.S. government agencies and a broader concept of American leadership, and; 3. The choices between U.S. and Chinese ideas and approaches to development” (12/17).