Program

Events

Assessing the Millennium Challenge Corporation

March 02, 2004 // 2:00pm4:00pm
In 2002, President Bush proposed a new initiative on foreign aid - the Millennium Challenge Account. Experts outline the initiative's principles and the challenges facing the newly-formed corporation.

Book Discussions with Dr. Ruth Westheimer: Musically Speaking—A Life Through Song and Conquering the Rapids of Life: Making the Most of Mid-Life Opportunities

November 12, 2003 // 1:00pm2:00pm
Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer,noted therapist, author, and visiting professor at Princeton and Yale will discuss her two new recent books: Musically Speaking—A Life Through Songand Conquering the Rapids of Life: Making the Most of Mid-Life Opportunities

BOOK LAUNCH: The Roaring Nineties: A New History of the World’s Most Prosperous Decade

November 05, 2003 // 11:00pm
"Unfettered markets, rampant with conflicts of interest, can lead to inefficiency. We can never eliminate the problems; we can, however, mitigate them. In the nineties, we made them worse." - Joseph E. Stiglitz

Crafting Policy for the Information Age: EU Research on Intangibles

October 16, 2003 // 9:00am11:00am
While the U.S. has been caught up with accounting and financial scandals, Europe has been moving quietly forward in laying the foundations for new policies in the information economy. The European Union's (EU) aim is to become the most competitive and knowledge-intensive economy in the world by 2010. What has Europe learned about intangibles that will improve their economy's competitiveness, accountability, and productivity?A roundtable discussion with Clark Eustace, Director of the PRISM Group

The New Old World: The Politics of Aging

September 25, 2003 // 8:00am10:00am
The Project on America and the Global Economy (PAGE) and the AARP Global Aging Program held the second in their series of meetings on the challenges and opportunities posed by aging societies in the major industrial democracies. The second in the series focused on the “The Politics of Aging.”

Axis of Instability: America, Britain, and the New World Order after Iraq

July 28, 2003 // 9:00am11:00am
Andrew Tyrie, Member of Parliament, United Kingdom

"The New Old World: The Politics of Aging" **POSTPONED**

July 10, 2003 // 12:00am
"The New Old World: The Politics of Aging" is postponed until October 2003.

The Coming Bust of the Knowledge Economy

June 26, 2003 // 9:00am11:00am
with Steven Weber, Associate Professor, University of California-Berkeley and the Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy (BRIE); Director, MacArthur Program on Multilateral Governance This roundtable discussion is co-sponsored with the Athena Alliance

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