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- Economics : The analysis of the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.
- Financial system : The interactive system of organisations that serve as intermediaries between lenders and borrowers.
- Robert Zoellick : President of the World Bank; previously Vice Chairman, International of the Goldman Sachs Group, Managing Director, and Chairman of Goldman Sachs' Board of International Advisors from 2006-07; Deputy Secretary of the U.S. State Department (2005-06), United States Trade Representative 2001-2005; Former Research Scholar, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, 1999-2000
- Jessica Einhorn : Dean, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University; board member, Center for Global Development; former managing director, vice president and treasurer of the World Bank; former visiting fellow at the International Monetary Fund; formerly served as director of the Council on Foreign Relations
- Paul Wolfowitz : An American political scientist and policy-level foreign affairs official, of a neoconservative ideology; resident American Enterprise Institute and on International Security Advisory Board; Deputy Secretary of Defense in the George W. Bush Administration; advisor, Project for the New American Century
- Robert McNamara : A specialist in quantitative management who became president of the Ford Motor Company, but was quickly nominated as Secretary of Defense, becoming a major architect of policy, especially for the Vietnam War, in the John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson administrations.
- Financial Stability Forum : An international economic group consisting of representatives of national financial authorities including finance ministers, central bankers, and senior members of other financial organisations.
- Globalization : The interaction of peoples, cultures, and businesses worldwide, which tend to overcome traditional national and cultural boundaries
- Washington Consensus : An interpretation of the conditions required by the International Monetary Fund for financial assistance to developing countries.
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- Bhutan : Landlocked constitutional republic in the Himalayan Mountains.
- Elbridge Durbrow : (1904-1997) United States Ambassador to the Republic of Vietnam (1957 - 1961), career diplomat and Foreign Service Officer.
- Flare stack : A tall vertical vent pipe used in petroleum refineries, chemical plants and petrochemical plants, oil and gas drilling sites, natural gas processing plants, and landfills for burning off unusable waste gas or flammable gas and liquids released by pressure relief valves during unplanned over-pressuring of plant equipment
- Foreign internal defense : The United States military doctrine for assisting Host Nations in their counterinsurgency programs
- Ganga : a major river system in the Indian subcontinent, sacred to Hindus
- Georgia (country) : A country in the Caucasus to the southeast of Continental Europe and at the east coast of the Black Sea.
- Global justice : Topic in political philosophy arising from the concern that humans do not live in a just world.
- Great Depression : the severe downturn in economic activity that started in 1929 in Germany and the United States and affected many other countries.
- Indigenous knowledge : Local-level accumulated knowledge that does not originate in academic or corporate research institutions, inherited in situ through tradition and culture.
- Joseph E. Stiglitz : (1943 -) shared the 2001 Nobel Prize for Economics "for laying the foundations for the theory of markets with asymmetric information"; board of sponsors, Federation of American Scientists
- Kenya : A country of 38 million in East Africa.
- Laos, History : Add brief definition or description
- Latin America : The region of the Americas that shares a common tradition and historical heritage of European colonization, mostly Iberian.
- Norwegian Institute for Air Research : A private Norwegian research institute that is one of the leading specialized scientific institutes in Europe dealing solely with problems related to air pollution.
- Social capital : Productive assets arising out of social relations, such as trust, cooperation, solidarity, social networks of relations and those beliefs, ideologies and institutions that contribute to production of goods.
- U.S. Department of the Treasury : Add brief definition or description
- U.S. foreign policy : The foreign relations and diplomacy of the United States since 1775.
- Uganda : Landlocked republic in East Africa, located on the equator, bordering the northern and western shores of Lake Victoria.