Economics and Globalization Events

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China Grapples with Its Energy Challenges

December 12, 2007 // 8:00am10:00am
China Environment Forum
Whether and how well China deals with its energy dilemmas will have deep consequences for the rest of the world, which has a large stake in its success.
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Stimulating U.S. Technological Innovation in Energy

November 29, 2007 // 8:00am10:00am
Program on America and the Global Economy
With Charles Weiss, Distinguished Professor, Georgetown University and William Bonvillian, Director, Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Washington Office
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OECD: Meeting New Challenges in a Changing World

October 23, 2007 // 2:00pm3:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
A Director's Forum with The Honorable Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
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Book Discussion - America Works: Critical Thoughts on the Exceptional U.S. Labor Market

October 04, 2007 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
With Richard B. Freeman, Herbert S. Ascherman Professor in Economics, Harvard University and Faculty Director of the Labor and Worklife Program, Harvard Law School.
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Why is Urban Assistance Important? Inserting Urban Issues Into the Development Agenda

September 24, 2007 // 9:00am1:00pm
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
This is the concluding seminar of the CUSP series on Global Urban Poverty.
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Creating Opportunities for Peace Through Regional Trade in the African Great Lakes Region

September 10, 2007 // 10:00am12:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
There is a strong regional and international market for the minerals and forest products extracted from the Great Lakes countries. The challenge is for this lucrative trade to directly benefit the majority of the people living in the region, rather than the corrupt few who have typically exploited these resources.
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Perspectives on the 2007 Farm Bill

July 16, 2007 // 2:00pm4:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Robbin Johnson, Teaching Fellow, University of Minnesota;C. Ford Runge, Professor, University of Minnesota; William Krist, Senior Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Trade, Aid, and Security: An Agenda for Peace and Development

July 11, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Poorly designed and implemented trade policies are prolonging violent conflicts; and aid programs, as they are currently constructed, are not achieving their stated goals of alleviating poverty, warns Oli Brown of IISD.
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The Other Side of the Indian Growth Story: Confronting Agriculture and Rural Development

June 26, 2007 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Experts discuss how and why agriculture and rural development factor into long-term economic growth and poverty reduction in India.
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Restoring Nature's Capital: An Action Agenda to Sustain Ecosystem Services

May 07, 2007 // 10:00am11:30am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Speakers discuss the possible reasons for and solutions to ecosystem degradation, and debate why the topic is virtually ignored by policymakers and the media.

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