Economics and Globalization Events
July 30, 2015 // 9:30am — 11:30am
China Environment Forum
Despite China’s slowing domestic economic growth, global foreign direct investment (FDI) by Chinese companies increased 14 percent in the first half of this year. Here in the United States, many of those investments are fueling new U.S. clean energy projects in solar, wind, battery storage, and other emerging clean-tech sectors. When channeled correctly these investments can be a boon for the U.S. energy economy.
July 07, 2015 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Oxfam Mexico recently issued a study on Mexico's inequality and its policy implications, and the study's findings will be presented and discussed at this forum on July 7, 9-11am.
July 01, 2015 // 10:00am — 11:00am
In this phone conference, three experts on Greek and international economics discuss the potential collapse of the Greek economy and the implications for the European Union and global economy.
June 29, 2015 // 2:00pm — 3:30pm
The Woodrow Wilson Center's Mexico Institute is pleased to invite you to an event on NAFTA and the Mexican economy. Jaime Serra Puche will present his book NAFTA and the Building of a Region. An Essay from the Mexican Perspective and Lucy Conger will present her paper on Mexican competitiveness, with commentary by Amb. Carla A. Hills.
June 25, 2015 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Middle East Program
Attention during President Rouhani's first two years in office has understandably been focused on Iran’s nuclear negotiations with the P5+1. Yet these two years have also witnessed important developments—and conflicts—in the sphere of politics, the economy, human rights, and social policy. Our panel examined this broad spectrum of issues.
June 22, 2015 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
On Monday, June 22, the Brazil Institute and the Inter-American Dialogue brought together leading experts to discuss Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s visit to Washington in June.
June 17, 2015 // 8:30am — 4:15pm
The Wilson Center's Mexico Institute, Border Trade Alliance, and the Asociación de Empresarios Mexicanos invite you to our second annual high-level "Building a Competitive U.S.-Mexico Border" conference this year, focusing on improving border management in order to strengthen the competitiveness of both the United States and Mexico.
June 09, 2015 // 1:30pm — 5:00pm
Latin American Program
Throughout much of Latin America, the "golden years" of economic growth during the last decade's commodity boom have given way to economic decline or stagnation. At the same time, a mobilized citizenry is demanding better government performance. These two factors have focused unprecedented attention on rule of law deficits and official corruption. Meanwhile, relations among countries of the hemisphere have grown more complex. As much as the region has welcomed the normalization of U.S.-Cuban relations, the options for international insertion now extend far beyond the Western Hemisphere.
Global Trends in the Next Decade: Implications for U.S. National Security, Diplomacy, and Development
June 04, 2015 // 10:00am — 12:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The world is more connected than ever before, but also more complex. Big, transnational trends like climate change, urbanization, and migration are changing the calculus of geopolitics, while local-level inequalities persist. “[Change] seems to be spinning around us so fast,” said John Hempelmann, president of the Henry M. Jackson Foundation, which honors the legacy of the late senator from Washington State. How can today’s and tomorrow’s leaders adjust to global trends?
May 19, 2015 // 11:30am — 1:00pm
Latin American Program
Experts explored energy issues for the Latin American and Caribbean region, in this seventh event in the Wilson Center’s Regional and Global Energy Series.