Economics and Globalization Events

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Building Blocks: How Schools and Businesses Can Partner to Improve American Education

February 27, 2008 // 7:30am1:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
With Tyrrell Flawn, Executive Director, National Mathematics Advisory Panel, U.S. Department of Education; Susan Traiman, Director of Education and Workforce Policy, Business Roundtable; Allison Fansler, President and COO, Knowledge is Power Program D.C.; Brittany Lothe, Director of Americas Corporate Citizenship, SAP, and Board Member, Knowledge is Power Program D.C.; Fr. Steve Shafran, President, Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School; Alicia Bondanella, Executive Director of the Corporate Work Study Program, Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School; Joseph Powers, Principal, Washington Jesuit Academy; Gregory Naleski, Vice President for Development, NativityMiguel Network; Niel Tebbano, Vice President for Operations, Project Lead the Way; Steve Smalley, Advisory Engineer, Northrop Grumman; Paul Gudonis, President, FIRST: For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology; Leonard Hawkins, Vice President, Engineering Authority, Customer Solutions Operating Group, BAE Systems, Inc.; Rebecca Patton, Principal, Booz Allen Hamilton, and Member, Women's Advisory Board of the Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capitol (GSCNC)
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Efforts in Moving Towards a Low Carbon Future: China's Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy Laws

February 13, 2008 // 8:00am10:00am
China Environment Forum
Wang Mingyuan, executive director of the Center for Environmental, Natural Resources & Energy Law at the Tsinghua University Law School, discusses the content of the energy conservation law, which was amended in 2007.
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Free Trade in Free Fall? Assessing the Impact of Nontariff Barriers on Canada-U.S. Trade

February 08, 2008 // 7:00am9:00am
Canada Institute
Discussing the One Issue, Two Voices publication, authors examined the extent to which nontariff trade barriers are restricting the flow of goods and people between Canada and the United States and their impact on our economies.
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Infrastructure Integration and Environmental Preservation in the Amazon

January 16, 2008 // 11:00am4:30pm
Brazil Institute
The Initiative for the Integration of the Regional Infrastructure of South America is meant to forge links between South American countries by integrating the transportation, energy, and telecommunications sectors. The full environmental and social impacts of IIRSA investments should be weighed against the need to promote the continent's economic development and reduce poverty.
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Today's Trade Policy Landscape

January 15, 2008 // 10:30am11:30am
Program on America and the Global Economy
With Ambassador Susan C. Schwab, United States Trade Representative
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Innovative Partnerships for Peace: The Role of Extractive Industries in Resource-Based Conflict Prevention and Mitigation

January 09, 2008 // 11:00am1:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Panelists analyze existing frameworks for preventing resource-based conflict and present Latin American case studies in which extractive industry companies have attempted to promote peace and stability.
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Urban Life in China's Brave New World

January 03, 2008 // 12:00pm2:00pm
China Environment Forum
Jeffrey Wasserstrom, a U.C. Irvine China specialist and urban historian, draws on material from his book China's Brave New World – And Other Tales for Global Times (Indiana University Press, 2007) to reflect on the dramatic way that Chinese cities have changed over the past two decades.
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China Grapples with Its Energy Challenges

December 12, 2007 // 8:00am10:00am
China Environment Forum
Whether and how well China deals with its energy dilemmas will have deep consequences for the rest of the world, which has a large stake in its success.
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Stimulating U.S. Technological Innovation in Energy

November 29, 2007 // 8:00am10:00am
Program on America and the Global Economy
With Charles Weiss, Distinguished Professor, Georgetown University and William Bonvillian, Director, Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Washington Office
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OECD: Meeting New Challenges in a Changing World

October 23, 2007 // 2:00pm3:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
A Director's Forum with The Honorable Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

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