"Keep on Saving": How Other Nations Forged Cultures of Thrift When America Didn't

March 16, 2010 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Sheldon Garon, Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center, and Dodge Professor of History and East Asian Studies, Princeton University

National Standards: Raising the Bar for Global Opportunity

March 02, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Arundhati Jayarao, Middle and High School Chemistry and Physics, Virginia; Sarah Yue, High School Chemistry, California; Kirk Janowiak, High School Biology and Environmental Science, Indiana; Ben Van Dusen, High School Physics, Oregon; Mark Greenman, High School Physics, Massachusetts; John Moore, High School Environmental Science, New Jersey; Moderator Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy

Rx for the Schools: Preparing Teachers With the Medical School Model

February 25, 2010 // 8:00am10:00am
Camsie Matis, High School Math, New York; Nancy Spillane, High School Chemistry, Connecticut; Sue Whitsett, High School Biology, Wisconsin; Dennis Newell, Middle School Math and Science, Kansas; Tracey Edou, Middle School Math and Science, Washington; and Jonathan Davies, High School Biology, Chemistry, and Geology, Oregon. Moderated by: Kent Hughes, Director, PAGE.

Coffee, Commerce, and Communities: Small Scale Agricultural Development in East Africa

February 05, 2010 // 8:00am10:00am
Shirin Moayyad, Director of Coffee Purchasing, Peet's Coffee and Tea; David Browning, Senior Vice President, Coffee Initiative, Technoserve; Julie A. Howard, Executive Director, Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa; Moderator Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center

Book Discussion: Opportunities and Obligations: New perspective on Global and U.S. Trade Policy

December 11, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
Mark Drajem, Trade Reporter, Bloomberg News; Jason Kearns, Trade Counsel, House of Representatives Subcommittee on Trade; Terence P. Stewart, Editor, Opportunities and Obligations, and Managing Partner, Stewart and Stewart; Bruce Stokes, International Economics Columnist, National Journal; Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy

Book Discussion: After the Fall: Saving Capitalism from Wall Street—and Washington

December 10, 2009 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Nicole Gelinas, Author and Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute for Policy Research; Moderator Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy

Regional Integration in the Americas: The Impact of the Global Economic Crisis

November 23, 2009 // 8:15am4:00pm
The Latin American Program joined with the Mercosur Economic Research Network and the Canada Institute to convene a conference on the impact of the global economic crisis on regional integration plans in the Americas.

The Road to Copenhagen: Energy Solutions for Emerging Economies

November 05, 2009 // 11:00am12:15pm
Technology and innovation will be critical for China, India, and other emerging economies to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions – and U.S. technology policy can help lead the way, say experts David Irvine-Halliday, Chen Wang, and Anuradda Ganesh.

Book Discussion: The Great Creation and Destruction of Value: The Globalization Cycle

October 15, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Harold James, Professor of History and International Affairs, Princeton University.

The German Elections: The State of the Polity and Prospects for German Foreign Policy

September 30, 2009 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Constanze Stelzenmüller, Senior Transatlantic Fellow, Berlin Office, German Marshall Fund and Former Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center