Economics and Globalization Events

Initiatives on Manufacturing and the Workforce

June 17, 2008 // 8:00am10:00am
Program on America and the Global Economy
With Emily DeRocco, Senior Vice President of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and President of The Manufacturing Institute
Webcast

Book Discussion: Greening Aid? Understanding the Environmental Impact of Development Assistance

June 11, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The authors of Greening Aid discuss the role of global environmental aid in creating a healthy, secure, and clean world.

Climate Change, Trade, and Competitiveness: Risks and Opportunities in a North American Perspective

June 04, 2008 // 8:30am4:00pm
Canada Institute
From 1988 until 2000, Canada and the United States pretended to address greenhouse gas emissions, argued Marc Jaccard. The conference assessed the current state and future prospects of state, regional, and federal climate policy in the United States and Canada.
Webcast

Fishing for Families: Evidence From the Philippines on Integrating Population and Environment in Development Programs

May 16, 2008 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Leona D'Agnes speaks about the Integrated Population and Coastal Resource Management (IPOPCORM) initiative, which was implemented in biodiversity hotspots in the Philippines.
Webcast

Troubled Waters: Anticipating, Preventing, and Resolving Conflict Around Fisheries

May 15, 2008 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Dwindling fish populations in Southeast Asia have reduced incomes, lowered food security, increased poverty, and led to the use of destructive fishing technologies like dynamite and cyanide. This event is part of ECSP's "New Horizons at the Nexus of Conflict, Natural Resources, and Health" meeting series.
Webcast

Betting on Biofuels: Opportunities and Implications

May 15, 2008 // 9:00am12:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
With Stephen Kresovich, Professor and Vice Provost for Life Sciences, Cornell University; Steven Hutcheson, Professor of Microbiology, University of Maryland; Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center; C. Ford Runge, Professor of Applied Economics and Law, University of Minnesota; Robbin S. Johnson, Teaching Fellow, Humphrey Institute for Public Affairs, University of Minnesota; Chaired and Moderated by: Kent Hughes, Director, STAGE Program & Global Energy Initiative, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Webcast

Trans-Boundary Environmental Governance in Canada and the United States (Part Two)

May 09, 2008 // 8:30am4:00pm
Canada Institute
The discussion focuses on the role of the International Joint Commission and other government actors that can address areas where Canada and the United States share serious environmental concerns.
Webcast

On Capitol Hill - Building a Competitive America: The Potential for Partnerships in Education

May 07, 2008 // 7:30am10:00am
Program on America and the Global Economy
Among the speakers are: Gerald McElvy, President, ExxonMobil Foundation; Patrick Callahan, Executive Director, Science and Mathematics Initiative, Office of the President, University of California; Robert Floden, Co-Director, Teachers for a New Era, and Professor, College of Education, Michigan State University; R. David Bynum, Director, Center for Science and Mathematics Education, and Professor, Stony Brook University; Chaired and moderated by: Kent Hughes, Director, Program on Science, Technology, America, and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center
Webcast

The Power of Partnerships: Universities, Businesses, and Excellent STEM Teaching

May 06, 2008 // 9:00am2:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Among the speakers are: Brian Fitzgerald, Executive Director, Business-Higher Education Forum; Gerald McElvy, President, ExxonMobil Foundation; Mary Ann Rankin, Dean, College of Natural Sciences, University of Texas at Austin; Patrick Callahan, Executive Director, Science and Mathematics Initiative, Office of the President, University of California; Daniel Fallon, Director, Program in Higher Education, Carnegie Corporation; Robert Floden, Co-Director, Teachers for a New Era, and Professor, College of Education, Michigan State University; Joan Ferrini-Mundy, Co-Director, Teachers for a New Era, and Associate Dean/Director, Division of Science and Mathematics Education, Michigan State University; R. David Bynum, Director, Center for Science and Mathematics Education, and Professor, Stony Brook University; Karen Stiner, Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow, U.S. Department of Energy; Chaired and moderated by: Kent Hughes, Director, Program on Science, Technology, America, and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center
Webcast

Sugarcane Ethanol and Land Use in Brazil

April 28, 2008 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Brazil Institute
Economist André Nassar, of the Brazilian Institute for International Trade Negotiations, presents initial findings of a study on sugarcane expansion and land use in Brazil.

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