Program

Events

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Bullets to Books: The Role of Education in Development and What the U.S. Can Do

June 17, 2011 // 12:00pm1:15pm
Panelists discuss the importance of education from early childhood to higher education, its impact on a nation’s economy, and current education initiatives being put forth by USAID.
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The Economic Crisis and the U.S. Policy Response: Just Right, Too Little or Too Much?

June 02, 2011 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Ron Blackwell, Chief Economist, AFL-CIO; Uri Dadush, Director, International Economics Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Prakash Loungani, Advisor, International Monetary Fund; Michael Lind, Director Economic Growth Program, New America Foundation; Thomas Palley, New Rules and New America Foundation
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Book Launch: The Eagle and the Elephant: Strategic Aspects of U.S.-India Economic Engagement

June 01, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Raymond E. Vickery, formerly a Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar and now a senior director at Albright Stonebridge Group, discussed his new book about the relationship between U.S.-India economic engagement and the broader strategic relationship.
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Brazil and Africa: Cooperation for Innovation in Agriculture and What the U.S. Can Do

May 16, 2011 // 12:00pm1:15pm
Brazil has been a leader in turning tropical savannah soils into productive land for agricultural development. Embraba, the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation, has established an office in Africa and is working with more than a dozen African countries, in partnership with developing agencies and foundations, to improve agricultural productivity and food security in the continent. Panelists discussed the importance of agricultural innovation in Brazil and Africa and what role the U.S. can play.

P & G: Innovation in a Global Environment

May 11, 2011 // 12:00pm1:30pm
On Wednesday, May 11 Bruce Brown, the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the global consumer products behemoth Procter & Gamble, spoke at a forum at the Wilson Center hosted by the Program on America and the Global Economy (PAGE).
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Emissions, Ecology, and the Economy: U.S. and European Perspectives on Waste Management

May 11, 2011 // 12:00pm2:00pm
In Germany, the greening of waste management has reduced greenhouse gas emissions, cut waste management costs and has allowed cities to save energy. These benefits have been achieved by treating, sorting and recycling municipal waste, making landfills obsolete.

P & G: Innovation in a Global Environment

May 06, 2011 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Bruce Brown, Chief Technology Officer, Procter & Gamble; Moderator; Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center
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New Book Discussion: Liberal Arts at the Brink

April 26, 2011 // 3:00pm4:30pm
What is the future of liberal arts education in America?

Perspectives on the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement

April 19, 2011 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Jose W. Fernandez, Assistant Secretary of State for Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs; Moderated by: Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center; Discussant: William Krist, Senior Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
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The Free-Market Path to Electric Cars

April 14, 2011 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Peter Huber, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute; Max Parness, Energy Fellow and Switzer Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy

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