February 15, 2007 // 7:00am — 4:30pm
Leading figures in academia and the private and policy sectors will explore fundamental questions of knowledge transfer, such as how to foster a culture of innovation, to globalization, finance, and the role of higher education vis-à-vis society and industry. The conference will explore the future prospects for competitiveness in the knowledge based economy of tomorrow and work to form comprehensive policy strategies in an increasingly globalized world.
February 14, 2007 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Experts on African trade policy gathered at a February 14 Africa Program event, co-sponsored by the International Food and Agricultural Trade Policy Council, to discuss how agricultural trade can foster economic development and alleviate poverty.
The Policy Space Debate: Does a Globalized and Multilateral Economy Constrain the Ability of Developing Countries to Pursue Development Policies?
December 14, 2006 // 1:00pm — 4:30pm
Jomo Kwame Sundaram, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs; Heiner Flassbeck, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development; Carlos Correa, University of Buenes Aires; Elaine Zuckerman, Gender Action; and Mark Allen, International Monetary Fund (commentator)
Book Discussion - A World Ignited: How Apostles of Ethnic, Religious and Racial Hatred Torch the Globe by Martin & Susan J. Tolchin
December 06, 2006 // 1:00pm — 2:30pm
November 16, 2006 // 6:00am — 1:30pm
The Woodrow Wilson Center's Program on Science, Technology, America, and the Global Economy is hosting a major, half-day conference on November 16 to examine the economic strategies of advanced and emerging market countries and their impact on the United States.
October 26, 2006 // 8:30am — 6:30pm
October 23, 2006 // 2:30pm — 4:30pm
Panelists at this event analyzed the growing presence of China in the North American market as well as the response of each of the NAFTA members to this competitive challenge.
September 22, 2006 // 9:30am — 10:30am
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
September 13, 2006 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
A launch and discussion of a recent Solidarity Center report, entitled Justice for All: The Struggle for Worker Rights in Swaziland. The discussion will focus on the impact of international trade upon working conditions in that Southern African nation.
September 13, 2006 // 3:30pm — 5:30pm
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