Economics and Globalization Events

The Double Edge of Legal Advocacy in Environmental Public Participation in China: Raising the Stakes and Strengthening Stakeholders

September 25, 2006 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
Drawing on the feature article they wrote for the China Environment Series 8, Allison Moore, American Bar Association and Adria Warren, Foley and Lardner, LLP, discussed the political and legal dynamics of the development of public participation in the environmental sphere in China
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Here or There? A Survey on the Factors in Multinational R&D Location

September 22, 2006 // 9:30am10:30am
Program on America and the Global Economy
with Jerry Thursby, Chair and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Economics, Emory University; Marie Thursby, Hal and John Smith Chair in Entrepreneurship and Professor,College of Management, Georgia Tech University; Harold Schmitz, Science Officer, Mars Inc.; Susan Butts, Senior Director, External Science & Technology Programs, Dow Chemical Company
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Private Efficiency, Public Vulnerability: Who Will Protect Critical Infrastructure?

September 13, 2006 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Featuring Philip Auerswald, Assistant Professor, School of Public Policy, George Mason University; Director, Center for Science and Technology Policy; Lewis Branscomb, Director Emeritus, Member of the Board, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; Todd M. La Porte, Associate Professor, School of Public Policy, George Mason University; and Erwann Michel-Kerjan, Researcher, Wharton School of Finance; Researcher, École Polytechnique
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Fishing for a Secure Future: Opportunities for Reforming Fisheries Governance

September 13, 2006 // 9:00am11:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
ECSP and USAID launch a series of seminars on the key trends, threats, challenges, and opportunities that shape the management of fisheries. The inaugural seminar focuses on potential opportunities for interventions.

Book Launch -- 9/11 and the Future of Transportation Security

September 07, 2006 // 8:30am10:00am
Program on America and the Global Economy
With author R. William Johnstone, Transportation security staffer, National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (9/11 Commission)
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Environmental Vulnerability in Haiti

August 02, 2006 // 9:00am5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
A Stakeholder Workshop to Discuss Findings and Recommendations with USAID's Technical Assessment Team

Cross-Border Forum on Agricultural Interdependence:Challenges and Opportunities

June 29, 2006 // 8:30am12:00pm
Canada Institute
This Cross-Border Forum on Agricultural Interdependence discussion focused on the outlook for farm policy, regulatory convergence, food safety standards, and overall competitiveness in the North American agricultural market, with a particular focus on the livestock and oilseeds industries.

Film Screening: China's Sorrow - Earth's Hope

June 27, 2006 // 12:00pm2:00pm
China Environment Forum
The film documents how the Loess Plateau Watershed Rehabilitation Project rehabilitated various areas of the plateau by engaging the local farmers and government officials in planting trees, shrubs, and grasslands on the majority of land; creating terraces for agricultural activities; planting of orchards and vineyards; and constructing sediment control dams and irrigation structures.

Global Competition and Comparative Advantage: New Thinking in International Trade

June 13, 2006 // 1:15pm5:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
A presentation of new research by William Baumol, Professor of Economics and Academic Director of the Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, New York University; Ralph Gomory, President, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation; and Paul Samuelson, Institute Professor Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Followed by a discussion with Senator Paul Sarbanes; Stephen Roach, Managing Director, Research, Global Economics and Chief Economist, Morgan Stanley; Paul Solman, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer; Edward M. Graham, Senior Fellow, Institute for International Economics; Thomas Palley, former Chief Economist, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission; Clyde Prestowitz, President, Economic Strategy Institute; and Phillip L. Swagel, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute
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Conflict Timber, Sustainable Management, and the Rule of Law: Forest Sector Reform in Liberia

June 08, 2006 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Over the past two decades, Liberia's forests have helped subsidize two civil wars and the dictatorial regime of Charles Taylor. Today, the forests may offer the country's best chance at revitalization.

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