Program

Events

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21st Century Pathways to a Skilled Technology Workforce

October 13, 2011 // 8:00am1:15pm
Stakeholders in IT academies, apprenticeship programs, workforce training, and the industries that depend upon 21st century skills will discuss how best to create and maintain a 21st century workforce.
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Entrepreneurship and Innovation

September 23, 2011 // 8:30am2:00pm
As America continues to find its footing in the post-recession globalized world, entrepreneurship and innovation remain two key facets of potential growth. The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation are hosting a conference on September 23, 2011 to explore these subjects in greater depth. The conference is to begin with an opening keynote from Congressman Jared Polis (D-CO), followed by two panels of experts from industry, policy, and academia, with a concluding address from Carl Schramm, President & CEO of the Kauffman Foundation.

Book Launch: Manias, Panics, and Crashes: A History of Financial Crises

September 13, 2011 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Join Robert Z. Aliber, author of Manias, Panics, and Crashes: A History of Financial Crises on September 13 for a round-table discussion on his new book.
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Book Launch: Pinched: How the Great Recession Has Narrowed Our Futures and What We Can Do About It

August 08, 2011 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Join Don Peck, author of Pinched: How the Great Recession Has Narrowed Our Futures & What We Can Do About It, on August 8 for a round-table discussion on the future of the American economy.
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The Business of Education: Avoiding a Skills Gap

July 18, 2011 // 10:30am11:30am
Future U.S. competitiveness will depend on whether our students are given the proper skills to be college and career-ready. Businesses, maybe now more than ever, are investing in education and forming partnerships with schools to help ensure that our students are ready to join and compete in a 21st century global workforce. Boeing is no exception. Project-based learning and an emphasis on STEM subjects will be key to winning the future.
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The Economic Crisis and the U.S. Policy Response: Just Right, Too Little or Too Much?

June 02, 2011 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Ron Blackwell, Chief Economist, AFL-CIO; Uri Dadush, Director, International Economics Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Prakash Loungani, Advisor, International Monetary Fund; Michael Lind, Director Economic Growth Program, New America Foundation; Thomas Palley, New Rules and New America Foundation

P & G: Innovation in a Global Environment

May 11, 2011 // 12:00pm1:30pm
On Wednesday, May 11 Bruce Brown, the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the global consumer products behemoth Procter & Gamble, spoke at a forum at the Wilson Center hosted by the Program on America and the Global Economy (PAGE).

P & G: Innovation in a Global Environment

May 06, 2011 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Bruce Brown, Chief Technology Officer, Procter & Gamble; Moderator; Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center

Perspectives on the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement

April 19, 2011 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Jose W. Fernandez, Assistant Secretary of State for Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs; Moderated by: Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center; Discussant: William Krist, Senior Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
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The Free-Market Path to Electric Cars

April 14, 2011 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Peter Huber, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute; Max Parness, Energy Fellow and Switzer Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy

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