Math and Science Teaching in Northeast Asia:
Do They Do It Better?

November 14, 2007 // 2:30pm4:30pm
SpeakersVivien Stewart, Asia Society; Tad Watanabe, Kennesaw StateUniversity; Hyunjoon Park, University of Pennsylvania; Raymond Simon, U.S. Department of Education.

OECD: Meeting New Challenges in a Changing World

October 23, 2007 // 2:00pm3:00pm
A Director's Forum with The Honorable Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

The U.S.- South Korea Free Trade Agreement: Win-Win, or Lose-Lose?

October 15, 2007 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Speakers: Seok-Young Choi, Embassy of the Republic of Korea; Timothy M. Reif, House Ways and Means Committee; Myron Brilliant, U.S.-Korea Business Council; Thea Lee, AFL-CIO

Book Discussion - America Works: Critical Thoughts on the Exceptional U.S. Labor Market

October 04, 2007 // 12:00pm1:30pm
With Richard B. Freeman, Herbert S. Ascherman Professor in Economics, Harvard University and Faculty Director of the Labor and Worklife Program, Harvard Law School.

Universal Health Care Coverage in the United States

October 03, 2007 // 10:00am11:30am
A Director's Forum with Robin Cook, physician, bestselling author, and Member of the Wilson Center's Board of Trustees; James Morone, Professor of Political Science and Urban Studies, Brown University; Michael Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute; and Paul Seltman, Counsel, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Exploring the Future of Energy: Energy Research at the University of Maryland

September 18, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
With Greg Jackson, Chair of the Steering Committee at the University of Maryland Energy Research Center, Steve Hutcheson, Professor at the University of Maryland, Anthony Janetos, Director of the Joint Global Change Research Institute, and Timothy Gulden, Research Fellow at the Center for International and Security Studies

Trade Talk: Should Labor Standards be Included in Free Trade Agreements with the United States? Implications for Asia

July 25, 2007 // 3:30pm5:30pm
with Katrin Kuhlmann, Senior Vice President for Global Trade, Women's Edge Coalition; Jeff Vogt, Global Economy Specialist and Labor Lawyer, American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO); Theodore Moran, Director and Wallenberg Professor, Landegger Program in International Business Diplomacy, Georgetown University; Lewis Karesh, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Labor, Office of the United States Trade Representative

Perspectives on the 2007 Farm Bill

July 16, 2007 // 2:00pm4:30pm
Robbin Johnson, Teaching Fellow, University of Minnesota;C. Ford Runge, Professor, University of Minnesota; William Krist, Senior Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

Trade, Aid, and Security: An Agenda for Peace and Development

July 11, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
Poorly designed and implemented trade policies are prolonging violent conflicts; and aid programs, as they are currently constructed, are not achieving their stated goals of alleviating poverty, warns Oli Brown of IISD.

US Economic Policy in the 1970s

July 02, 2007 // 4:00pm5:00pm
with Duccio Basosi, University of Florence, Italy and author, Il governo del dollaro. Interdipendenza economica e potere statunitense negli anni di Richard Nixon, 1969-73