Economics and Globalization Events

Serbia's Transition to a Market Economy: Achievements and Failures

May 13, 2009 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Milica Uvalic, Professor of Economics, University of Perugia and current WWICS Public Policy Scholar
Webcast

Seeing Through the Smog: Promoting Sino-U.S. Cooperation on Air Quality, Environmental Health, and Climate Change

May 12, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
China's three decades as the world's fastest growing economy have brought it an unfortunate primacy in two other categories: world's highest annual incidence of premature deaths triggered by air pollution and greatest emitter of carbon dioxide.
Webcast

Land Grab: The Race for the World's Farmland

May 05, 2009 // 9:00am1:00pm
Asia Program
With increasing frequency, wealthy, food-importing, and water-scarce countries are investing in farmland overseas to meet food security needs. The Wilson Center hosts a half-day conference examining the patterns and implications of these investments, and highlighting case studies.

Globalization of Asian Trade and Demand for Natural Resources

April 30, 2009 // 9:30am11:30am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Patrick Alley of Global Witness, Frederik Balfour of BusinessWeek, and Pradeep Tharakan of the International Resources Group discuss the natural resources sector.
Webcast

Book Launch: Structuring an Energy Technology Revolution

April 27, 2009 // 9:30am11:00am
Program on America and the Global Economy
With co-authors Charles Weiss, Distinguished Professor of Science, Technology, and International Affairs, Georgetown University, and William B. Bonvillian, Director, MIT Washington Office
Webcast

The Obama Administration: A Report Card on the First 100 Days

April 16, 2009 // 10:00am11:30am
Program on America and the Global Economy
Tom Fiedler, Dean, College of Communication, Boston University; Michael Fletcher, White House reporter, The Washington Post; Michael Kazin, Professor, Department of History, Georgetown University; Gerald Seib, Assistant Managing Editor and Executive Washington Editor, The Wall Street Journal; Linda Killian, Director, Washington Center, Boston University and Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center (moderator)

The V Summit of the Americas: Perspectives from the Region

April 03, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
Latin American Program
A panel reflected on the meaning of the V Summit of the Americas as a forum for addressing the hemisphere's most pressing problems.

A New Trade Policy for the United States: Lessons from Latin America

March 27, 2009 // 8:30am12:30pm
Latin American Program
A group of experts – former trade negotiators, analysts and scholars – discussed how Latin America's experience in negotiating and implement FTAs can inform a new U.S. trade policy.

Seeing American Schools through the Prism of International Benchmarks

March 25, 2009 // 8:00am9:30am
Program on America and the Global Economy
With Andreas Schleicher, Head of the Indicators and Analysis Division of the OECD Directorate for Education
Webcast

Report Launch: From Conflict to Peacebuilding: The Role of Natural Resources and the Environment

March 24, 2009 // 6:30pm8:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
UNEP would like to put green advisers with blue helmets to examine peacebuilding "from an environmental, natural resource restoration point of view," says Achim Steiner.

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