January 12, 2011
The Project on Prosperity and Development (PPD), the newest program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), will link the central role of the private sector, private actors, and emerging actors in development with the U.S. government.
Trade and free enterprise are the engines of prosperity and development. Governments play an essential role in providing public good provisions that underpin freedom and prosperity. The majority of products and services, however, will be and are delivered by an increasing number of nonstate actors.