Economics and Globalization Events

The U.S.-Canada Partnership: Strengthening our Economies

November 13, 2008 // 8:00am1:00pm
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute supported the U.S. and Canadian Chambers of Commerce's conference, which examined areas crucial to strengthening the economies of the United States and Canada and considered how the countries can work together to deepen the bilateral relationship moving forward.

Election 2008: What's Next?

November 13, 2008 // 7:30am9:00am
Program on America and the Global Economy
With Kevin Merida, The Washington Post and former Woodrow Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar; Larry Rasky, Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications, and the Communications Director for Joseph Biden's Presidential Campaign; Brad Todd, a Republican Media Strategist and a Founding Partner of OnMessage Inc.; Jeff Zeleny, The New York Times, who covered the Obama Campaign; Moderator: Linda Killian, Woodrow Wilson Center Senior Scholar

Canada and the United States: What Does It Mean to Be Good Neighbours?

October 27, 2008 // 7:30am5:00pm
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute, along with several partners, co-sponsored the annual conference of the Canadian Defense and Foreign Affairs Institute, which examined outstanding unsettled issues between Canada and the United States from both sides of the border and suggested ways to resolve those issues.

Book Launch: Career Diplomacy - Life and Work in the U.S. Foreign Service

October 14, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
With Author Harry Kopp, Former Foreign Service Officer and Consultant in International Trade; William Milam, Senior Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; L. Anthony Motley, President of L.A. Motley & Co. and Former U.S. Ambassador to Brazil; John Naland, Career Foreign Service Officer and President of the American Foreign Service Association; and Stapleton Roy, Director of the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, Woodrow Wilson Center

"Challenges of Monetary Policymaking in Emerging Economies" with the National Economists Club

October 09, 2008 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Zdenek Tuma, Governor, Czech National Bank

Governance of Marine Ecosystem-Based Management: A Comparative Analysis

September 29, 2008 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
As more marine species approach extinction, ecosystem-based management, which governs ecosystems according to ecological rather than political boundaries, may offer the best approach to marine conservation. This is the final event in ECSP's "Fishing for a Secure Future" series.

Book Discussion: Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution;and How It Can Renew America

September 29, 2008 // 10:00am11:00am
International Security Studies
The country that becomes the leader in new energy technology will have the most stable economy and garner respect on the international stage, says Thomas Friedman.

Thinking Outside the Grid: An Aggressive Approach to Climate and Energy

September 23, 2008 // 12:00pm1:15pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
"The issue of our time is the combination of energy security and climate change," says former Congressman Sherwood Boehlert at a forum co-sponsored by Wilson Center On the Hill and ECSP.

Biofuels in the Midwest: A Discussion

September 05, 2008 // 9:00am5:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Jason Clay, World Wildlife Fund, Ken Cook, Environmental Working Group, Craig Cox, Environmental Working Group, Jamie Dean, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Otto Doering, Purdue University, Robert Elde, University of Minnesota, Joe Glauber, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Jason Hill, University of Minnesota, Kent Hughes, Woodrow Wilson Center, Mark Jacobson, Stanford University, Robbin S. Johnson, University of Minnesota, Calestous Juma, Harvard University, Myron Just, Energy Future Coalition, Doug Koplow, Earth Track, Jason Mark, The Energy Foundation, Liz Marshall, World Resources Institute, Arvin Mosier, U.S. Department of Agriculture (Retired), Margaret O'Dell, C. Ford Runge, University of Minnesota, Tim Searchinger, Princeton University, Thomas Simpson, University of Maryland, Sabrina Spatari, University of California at Berkeley, Ron Steenblik, OECD Trade & Agriculture Directorate, Dan Sumner, University of California at Davis, Robert Thompson, University of Illinois, Doug Tiffany, University of Minnesota, Robert Wisner, Iowa State University

Review of the National Intelligence Council's Global Trends 2025 Report

July 24, 2008 // 12:00pm3:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
ECSP convenes a group of environment, demography, and security experts to review an intermediate draft of the National Intelligence Council's Global Trends 2025 report. The discussion focuses on Chapter Two, "The Demographics of Discord," and Chapter Three, "Scarcity in the Midst of Plenty?"