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How to restart global growth: The pros weigh in

What does it take to foster entrepreneurship in the developed (and developing) world? What will it take to spark growth again in the troubled economies across the globe?

From, the Clinton Global Initiative, these and other questions were discussed on a panel featuring Peter Sands, the CEO at Standard Chartered, Ricardo Salinas of GrupoSalinas, Blackstone Group's Tony James, and Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt.

The panel was moderated by CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.

(Watch the next part of the discussion: Wave of entrepreneurialism)

CGI 2012

  • Barak Obama, Mitt Romney

    It's not known exactly what the presidential candidates will talk about, but the theme of this year’s conference is decidedly non-political. In fact, it's downright world-builder-y: "Designing for Impact."

  • Former US President Bill Clinton during the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) in September 2008 in New York.

    Not long ago, most American companies were urged by the U.S. government to avoid doing business with Libya. It was a pariah state, a sponsor of terrorism, a sworn enemy of the West. But former President Bill Clinton asked the chief executive of Wal-Mart if he would open a store in Libya.

  • Hillary Clinton

    Free-market types will urge freer markets, even when these take the form of the kind of corrupt privatization that gave rise to Russia's oligarchs. And the Obama administration, well, it thinks the wealthy need to be taxed more — everywhere.

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