Economics and Globalization Events

Growing Up Global: The Changing Transitions to Adulthood in Developing Countries

June 09, 2005 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The new report from the U.S. National Academies' National Research Council and Institute of Medicine shows that despite dramatic progress in certain areas, many young people still lack adequate schooling and good health.
Webcast

Freedom: A Power for Environmental Stewardship

June 08, 2005 // 10:00am11:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton says freedom—combined with private property rights and respect for the rule of law—creates an atmosphere conducive to environmental cooperation and security.

Book Launch -- The Regional Roots of Developmental Politics in India: A Divided Leviathan

June 08, 2005 // 9:00am10:30am
Program on America and the Global Economy
With author Aseema Sinha, Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow and Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison; and commentator Ambassador Teresita C. Schaffer, Director, South Asia Program, CSIS

Book Launch -- Outsourcing America: What's Behind Our National Crisis And How We Can Reclaim American Jobs

June 07, 2005 // 5:00pm6:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Video of this event is now available.A discussion with co-author Ronil Hira and commentators Aaron Bernstein, BusinessWeek; Bruce Mehlman, Mehlman Vogel Castagnetti Inc.; and Shang-Jin Wei, IMF and the Brookings Institution

The Long-Term Budget Challenge: Public Finance and Fiscal Sustainability in the G-7

June 04, 2005 // 8:30am6:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
This conference, sponsored by the John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies at Southern Methodist University, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and the Institute for Research on Public Policy, will bring together scholars and policy experts who can address the nature and scope of public finances and fiscal sustainability issues in individual countries and relevant cross-national themes and perspectives.

Uganda: An African "Success" Past its Prime?

June 02, 2005 // 10:00am11:30am
Africa Program
A roundtable co-sponsored by the Africa Program and Conflict Prevention Project at the Wilson Center, and by the Center for Strategic and International Studies. The discussion will focus on recent political and economic developments in Uganda, with Joel Barkan, Professor of Political Science University of Iowa and Ambassador Johnnie Carson, Senior Vice-President, National Defense University. Download the conference report.

Book Launch -- Hot Property: The Stealing of Ideas in an Age of Globalization

June 01, 2005 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
With author Pat Choate, Co-Director, Manufacturing Policy Project, and coauthor of The High-Flex Society; America in Ruins; Being Number One; and Save Your Job, Save Our Country with Ross Perot

The Role of the National Oil Companies in China's International EnergyPolicy

May 26, 2005 // 2:00pm4:00pm
China Environment Forum
The China Environment Forum and STAGE co-sponsor a seminar on China's national oil companies and energy cooperation in Northeast Asia, featuring researchers from the Centre for Energy, Petroleum, and Mineral Law and Policy at the University of Dundee, Scotland.

Waiting for Democracy: Politics of Choice in Natural Resource Decentralization

May 24, 2005 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Almost all of the world's developing countries are decentralizing power, at least half in the natural resource sector. This new World Resource Institute report draws on cases from Africa, Asia, and Latin America to examine the social and ecological effects of these "democratic" decentralizations.

Live Webcast--Gender and Trade:Identifying Myths, Overcoming Challenges and Developing Alternatives

May 20, 2005 // 8:15am12:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Video of this event is now available.

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