Economics and Globalization Events

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The Road to Copenhagen: Perspectives on Brazil, China and India

October 26, 2009 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Brazil Institute
A lone ranger mindset inflicting both developed and developing countries stands in the way of a significant reduction of carbons emissions, but the world will eventually have to put differences aside in order to reach an agreement on climate change, say experts on Brazil, China, and India.

Reaching Out at a Time of Economic Crisis: External Anchors and Internal Dynamics in the Western Balkans

October 21, 2009 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
The celebration of two anniversaries that are being held in Europe this—the fall of the Berlin Wall 20 years ago and the first EU enlargement to postcommunist Europe five years ago—is being tempered by a deep and widespread economic recession. This recession has been disproportionately felt in the Western Balkans, Jens Bastian argued, which has obscured the path these countries are working hard to follow into the EU.

Book Discussion: The Great Creation and Destruction of Value: The Globalization Cycle

October 15, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Harold James, Professor of History and International Affairs, Princeton University.

Living on $2 a Day: A Finance System for the "Bottom Billion"

September 29, 2009 // 12:00pm1:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
Daryl Collins and Jonathan Morduch share insights from their book about the sophisticated ways by which people living in poverty manage their finances.
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Book Discussion: In FED We Trust: Ben Bernanke's War on the Great Panic

September 16, 2009 // 4:00pm6:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Author David Wessel, Economics Editor, The Wall Street Journal and Former Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

La inserción económica internacional de Uruguay

September 14, 2009 // 8:45am5:00pm
Latin American Program
This seminar on the political economy of Uruguay's international economic relations focused on Uruguay's policy choices in light of the global economic crisis and upcoming presidential elections, in one of Latin America's most stable democracies.
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Latin America and the Caribbean: Economic Challenges and Opportunities in a Time of Crisis

September 11, 2009 // 11:30am12:30pm
Latin American Program
Alicia Barcena addressed the global financial crisis in Latin America, re-thinking the role of the state in development and new fiscal covenant.
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Economic Development and Conflict Resolution: What Role Can It Play in Arab-Israeli Peacemaking?

September 09, 2009 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Middle East Program
Jane Nandy, Director, Office of Middle East Affairs, Middle East Bureau, USAID; David Makovsky, Ziegler Distinguished Fellow and Director, Project on the Middle East Peace Process, Washington Institute for Near East Policy; Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development, University of Maryland, College Park and Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Saban Center, Brookings Institution; Aaron David Miller, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Enough! Emerging U.S. and African Leadership on Food Security

July 29, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Africa Program
The co-authors of "Enough! Why the World's Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty" discuss food security and agricultural development in Africa.
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Poverty, Inequality, and the "New Left" in Latin America

July 21, 2009 // 9:00am10:30am
Latin American Program
Economist Nora Lustig presented research done by the Wilson Center that examines trends in poverty reduction by left as well as non-left governments in Latin America.

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