Economics and Globalization Events

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Trans-Boundary Environmental Governance in Canada and the United States (Part Two)

May 09, 2008 // 8:30am4:00pm
Canada Institute
The discussion focuses on the role of the International Joint Commission and other government actors that can address areas where Canada and the United States share serious environmental concerns.
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On Capitol Hill - Building a Competitive America: The Potential for Partnerships in Education

May 07, 2008 // 7:30am10:00am
Program on America and the Global Economy
Among the speakers are: Gerald McElvy, President, ExxonMobil Foundation; Patrick Callahan, Executive Director, Science and Mathematics Initiative, Office of the President, University of California; Robert Floden, Co-Director, Teachers for a New Era, and Professor, College of Education, Michigan State University; R. David Bynum, Director, Center for Science and Mathematics Education, and Professor, Stony Brook University; Chaired and moderated by: Kent Hughes, Director, Program on Science, Technology, America, and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center
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The Power of Partnerships: Universities, Businesses, and Excellent STEM Teaching

May 06, 2008 // 9:00am2:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Among the speakers are: Brian Fitzgerald, Executive Director, Business-Higher Education Forum; Gerald McElvy, President, ExxonMobil Foundation; Mary Ann Rankin, Dean, College of Natural Sciences, University of Texas at Austin; Patrick Callahan, Executive Director, Science and Mathematics Initiative, Office of the President, University of California; Daniel Fallon, Director, Program in Higher Education, Carnegie Corporation; Robert Floden, Co-Director, Teachers for a New Era, and Professor, College of Education, Michigan State University; Joan Ferrini-Mundy, Co-Director, Teachers for a New Era, and Associate Dean/Director, Division of Science and Mathematics Education, Michigan State University; R. David Bynum, Director, Center for Science and Mathematics Education, and Professor, Stony Brook University; Karen Stiner, Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow, U.S. Department of Energy; Chaired and moderated by: Kent Hughes, Director, Program on Science, Technology, America, and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Sugarcane Ethanol and Land Use in Brazil

April 28, 2008 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Brazil Institute
Economist André Nassar, of the Brazilian Institute for International Trade Negotiations, presents initial findings of a study on sugarcane expansion and land use in Brazil.
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Decentralization and Democratization of Natural Resource Management

April 28, 2008 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The forum examines the results of several studies in WRI's Representation, Equity, and Environment working paper series, which seeks to determine how developing countries' efforts to decentralize and democratize natural resource management (NRM) have affected local-level NRM and democracy.
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Book Launch: The China Price: The True Cost of Chinese Competitive Advantage

April 25, 2008 // 10:00am12:00pm
China Environment Forum
Alexandra Harney, former reporter and editor at the Financial Times, discusses her new book, an exposé of how China's factory economy competes for Western business by selling out its workers, its environment, and its future.

Crossing Boundaries: Can a Solution be Found for Transboundary Oil Resources in the Gulf of Mexico?

April 23, 2008 // 9:00am11:00am
Mexico Institute
The authors of the new book, Cruzando Limites, discuss bilateral issues surrounding transboundary oil exploration in the Gulf of Mexico with other experts in the field.
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Book Discussion: Aid for Trade and Development

April 15, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Among the discussants will be: Mr. Dominique Njinkeu, Editor and Executive Director, International Lawyers and Economists Against Poverty; Ms. Susan Prowse, Senior Economic Advisor, Department for International Development, UK; Ms. Carolyn Robert, Trade and Investment Specialist, Integration and Trade Sector, Inter-American Development Bank; Mr. Uri Dadush, Director, DECPG, The World Bank; Mr. Michael Finger, Lead Economist for Trade Policy, Resident Scholar American Enterprise; Ms. Ann Tutwiler, Managing Director, Agricultural Markets, Global Development Program, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation; Chair and moderator: Mr. John Sewell, Senior Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center

Book Discussion - Multilateralism, Regionalism and Bilateralism in Trade and Investment: 2006 World Report on Regional Integration

April 10, 2008 // 3:00pm5:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
With Philippe De Lombaerde, Editor, and Research Fellow, UNU Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS); Raquel Artecona, Regional International Trade Advisor, United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC); And the following commentators: Mauricio Moreira, Integration and Trade Sector, Inter-American Development Bank; Jose Raul Perales, Senior Program Associate, Latin American Program, Woodrow Wilson Center; Chair and Moderator: Kent Hughes, Director, Program on Science, Technology, America, and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center
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"Foundations for Success" - Final Report of the National Mathematics Advisory Panel

April 03, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
With National Mathematics Advisory Panel Members A. Wade Boykin, Professor and Director of the Graduate Program, Department of Psychology, Howard University; Vern Williams, Mathematics Teacher, Longfellow Middle School; and Irma Arispe, ex officio, Assistant Director for Life Sciences and Acting Assistant Director for Social and Behavioral Sciences, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President; Moderated by Kent Hughes, Director, Program on Science, Technology, America, and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center

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