Economics and Globalization Events

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Implications of China's Energy Growth

October 05, 2005 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
To fuel the country's economic boom, China is building a new 1,000-megawatt coal-fired power plant every week, and the country is consuming half the world's cement, a quarter of all steel, and two-fifths of all copper. Not surprisingly, fifty percent of China's outward FDI is in extractive industries.
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Emerging Pandemic: Costs and Consequences of an Avian Influenza Outbreak

September 19, 2005 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Nearly four decades have passed since the world last saw an influenza pandemic, many believe we are long overdue for another. Dr. Michael Osterholm and Helen Branswell mark the inauguration of the Global Health Initiative.
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AGOA, Five Years Later: Lessons Learned, Challenges Ahead

September 14, 2005 // 8:30am2:30pm
Africa Program
A half-day conference examining the legacy of the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act, and assessing ways to ensure that AGOA's potential is fully realized. Video of this event is available here.
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Book Launch: Energy and Security: Toward a New Foreign Policy Strategy

September 12, 2005 // 2:00pm5:00pm
Kennan Institute
Experts launch new Kennan Institute book. Video is available.

Getting Beyond the Borders in Developing Countries: Trade Facilitation in the Doha Round of the World Trade Organization

September 09, 2005 // 10:00am11:30am
Program on America and the Global Economy
With Evdokia Moïse, Senior Trade Policy Analyst, Trade Liberalization and Review Division, Trade Directorate, OECD (Paris)

Book Discussion: Winning the Oil End Game: Innovations for Profits, Jobs and Security

July 22, 2005 // 10:00am11:30am
Africa Program
A Director's Forum discussion with MacArthur Fellow and physicist Amory Lovins, about his recently published book, Winning the Oil Endgame: Innovations for Profits, Jobs and Security.

Live Webcast/Book Launch: The Flight of the Creative Class

July 19, 2005 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
With author Richard Florida, Hirst Professor of Public Policy, George Mason University and Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; and commentator Rob Atkinson, Vice-President and Director, Technology and the Economy Project at the Progressive Policy Institute. Video of this event is now available.

Book Launch -- The Competition Solution: The Bipartisan Secret Behind American Prosperity

June 23, 2005 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
With author Paul London, President, Paul A. London and Associates; former Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce; and commentator Robert Atkinson, Vice-President and Director of the Technology and the Economy Project at the Progressive Policy Institute

BorderLines Toronto

June 23, 2005 // 8:00am12:30pm
Canada Institute
In this installment of the BorderLines conference series, three panels of experts gathered in Toronto, Ontario to discuss the policy challenges facing city regions in North America, with a particular focus on urban competitiveness and prosperity.

Book Launch -- Three Billion New Capitalists: The Great Shift of Wealth and Power to the East

June 09, 2005 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
With author Clyde Prestowitz, President, Economic Strategy Institute; and commentators Patrick A. Mulloy, Commissioner, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission; and Philip Levy, Office of Policy Planning Staff, U.S. Department of State

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