Economics and Globalization Events

Water Follies: Groundwater Pumping and the Fate of America's Freshwaters

June 10, 2003 // 10:00am12:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Virtually no one is discussing the increasing reliance worldwide on groundwater and the potentially dire consequences of that dependence for rivers, ecosystems, and sustainable development. Robert Glennon outlines his case for new groundwater policies.

How to Move the Global Water Agenda Forward: A Look at Agriculture, Health and Economics

June 09, 2003 // 9:00am4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Together with the Heinrich Böll Foundation and the National Wildlife Federation, the Wilson Center's Environmental Change and Security Project co-sponsors a panel discussion on the inextricable linkages between water and food security.

Book Launch--Rogue Nation: American Unilateralism and the Failure of Good Intentions

June 02, 2003 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
with author Clyde Prestowitz, president, Economic Strategic InstituteBruce Stokes of the National Journal will be the commentator.

Counting Intangibles

May 02, 2003 // 9:00am11:00am
Program on America and the Global Economy
with Kurt Ramin, International Accounting Standards Board

The New Old World: Achieving Its Potential

April 24, 2003 // 8:00am10:00am
Program on America and the Global Economy
Martha Farnsworth Riche PrincipalFarnsworth Riche AssociatesDavid WalkerComptroller General of the United StatesJohn ParkerWashington Bureau ChiefThe Economist

Panel Discussion and Book Launch--Uncle Sam and Us: Globalization, Neoconservatism, and the Canadian State

April 03, 2003 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Canada Institute
Stephen Clarkson discussed his book, Uncle Sam and Us, arguing that globalization is not new for Canada given Canada's historic dependence on external markets, its receptiveness towards immigrants, and its high levels of foreign investment.

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Globalization

March 05, 2003 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
with Murray Weidenbaum Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor and Honorary Chairman of the Weidenbaum Center, Washington University in St. Louis

Borderlines: Canada in North America

February 27, 2003 // 8:00am8:00pm
Canada Institute
The BorderLines: Canada in North America conference series was conceived by various high-profile Canadian business leaders, academics, journalists, and scholars who saw the need for a re-evaluation of Canada's relationship with its southern neighbors. This two-day conference fostered frank and informative dialogue about the state of the Canada-U.S. relationship.

Book Launch for World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability

February 04, 2003 // 11:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
with author Amy Chua Comments by Stephan Richter, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of TheGlobalist

Liberalism: Conscience and Confidence

February 04, 2003 // 3:00pm4:00pm
Canada Institute
The Honorable Pierre Pettigrew, Canada's Minister of International Trade, defined liberalism as the philosophy at the heart of modernity and questioned whether it is possible for the ideology of liberalism to find within itself a counterbalancing mechanism.

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