Economics and Globalization Events

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The European Edge in Education: What the United States Can Learn

July 16, 2009 // 10:00am12:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Andreas Schleicher, Head of the Indicators and Analysis Division, OECD Directorate for Education, which manages the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA); William Schmidt, Professor, Michigan State University, and Principal Researcher, The Preparation Gap: Teacher Education for Middle School Mathematics in Six Countries; Iris C. Rotberg, Professor, Graduate School of Education and Human Development, George Washington University, and Editor, Balancing Change and Tradition in Global Education Reform
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That Little Infernal Cuban Republic: U.S. Policies Toward Cuba in Historical Perspective

July 15, 2009 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Latin American Program
Contemporary U.S. policies toward Cuba and the domestic and international factors shaping the possibilities for a new bilateral relationship were discussed.

Innovation in Brazil, India, and South Africa: A New Drive for Economic Growth and Development

July 15, 2009 // 9:00am1:00pm
Brazil Institute
Event will take place in GenevaAmbassador Roberto Azevedo, Permanent Representative, Brazilian Mission in Geneva; Rafael Oliva, Advisor to the Presidency, Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES); Sérgio Queiroz, Assistant Coordinator of Scientific Innovation, The State of São Paulo Research Foundation; Paulo Sotero, Director of the Brazil Institute; Mr. Yonah Seleti, Director General, Department of Science and Technology, Pretoria; N.N. Prasad, Chief of Staff to the Director General, WIPO; Dominique Foray, Chair in Economics and Management of Innovation, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne; Ricardo Sennes, Professor of International Relations, Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC-SP)
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Energy and Oil Reform in the Americas

July 07, 2009 // 2:00pm5:00pm
Latin American Program
The story of the oil industry in Latin America in recent years has been one of both highs and lows. A panel of four experts was convened to evaluate the current climate for significant reform in the region.
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U.S.-Colombian Relations: Moving Forward

June 30, 2009 // 9:00am10:00am
Latin American Program
During a session chaired by Woodrow Wilson Center President and Director Lee H. Hamilton, Uribe discussed three pillars upon which he will inspire "the highest level of confidence" within Colombia and abroad.

Arctic Oil and Gas in Today's North American Energy Equation

June 24, 2009 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Canada Institute
Minister Robert McLeod and Drue Pearce discussed new developments that could affect Arctic oil and gas production, as well as how shifting U.S. energy policy could influence resource development in Canada's Arctic region.

The Financial Crisis: Observations from Two Bank Presidents

June 24, 2009 // 7:30am10:00am
Canada Institute
Rick Waugh and Bob Kelly spoke about the present U.S. credit crisis, the future of its financial markets, and the way Canada can be both a leading example and a larger player in the global economy at an event which drew more than 100 business leaders.
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Stable Banks, Stable Finance: Is the Canadian Experience a Model for the U.S.?

June 23, 2009 // 12:00pm1:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
The Wilson Center on the Hill program and the Canada Institute hosted a forum featuring Nick Le Pan and Douglas J. Elliott explored the differences between Canada's financial system and regulatory structure and those of the United States and discussed lessons that could be taken from the Canadian experience.

Stable Banks, Stable Finance: The Canadian Experience

June 23, 2009 // 8:30am11:00am
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute and Economic Studies Program of the Brookings Institution hosted a program that examined Canada's financial system, particularly its approach to financial market regulation, and explored whether aspects of the Canadian model could be adopted in other countries.
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Conference on the Formulation of Energy and Climate Policy: Toward an Open and Transparent Process

June 18, 2009 // 9:00am6:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
The conference explores how best to assist policymakers in understanding the implications of various energy and climate policy options.

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