Program

Events

Webcast

New Thinking in International Trade: National Strategies to Build Comparative Advantage

November 16, 2006 // 6:00am1:30pm
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.
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Conference on Cotton – The Next Steps for Africa

October 26, 2006 // 8:30am6:30pm
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Here or There? A Survey on the Factors in Multinational R&D Location

September 22, 2006 // 9:30am10:30am
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
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Private Efficiency, Public Vulnerability: Who Will Protect Critical Infrastructure?

September 13, 2006 // 3:30pm5:30pm
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

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

September 07, 2006 // 8:30am10:00am
With author R. William Johnstone, Transportation security staffer, National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (9/11 Commission)

Global Competition and Comparative Advantage: New Thinking in International Trade

June 13, 2006 // 1:15pm5:30pm
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

Live Webcast--AID FOR TRADE: Prospects for the Future

June 06, 2006 // 8:45am4:00pm
This conference will address two inter-related but differentiated issues. Firstly, it will examine how to deal with aid for trade in the context of the Doha discussions in the WTO. Secondly, it will address how to design an effective aid for trade program, taking into account all that has been learned about the aid ‘ business.'

Live Webcast: Foreign Aid and the Private Sector

May 02, 2006 // 4:00pm5:30pm
With the Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University

Developing Country Voices: Rescuing the Development Agenda of the Doha Round

March 06, 2006 // 1:30pm4:00pm
A panel discussion with Debapriya Bhattacharya, Executive Director, Centre for Policy Dialogue, Bangladesh;Anwarul Hoda, Planning Commission of India; former WTO Deputy Director General; Faizel Ismail, Ambassador to the WTO, South Africa; Mario Matus, Ambassador to the WTO, Chile; Kaliopate Tavola, Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Fiji

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