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Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 6:00pm
World Policy Institute is hosting its next World Economic Roundtable on “New Nationalist Challenges to Globalization: The Good, Bad, and Ugly,” featuring Robert Johnson, president of the Institute for New Economic Thinking.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 6:00pm
Free trade agreements, especially the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), have emerged as major issues in the 2016 campaign. Donald Trump has expressed hostility toward the very idea of free trade, and Hillary Clinton has voiced opposition to TPP. This panel discussion will focus on the economic and security aspects of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Korean-United States Free Trade Agreement (KORUS), featuring speakers who were intimately involved in negotiating these agreements and in advising U.S. and Korean leaders on trade issues.
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 6:00pm
World Policy Institute is hosting its next World Economic Roundtable on “The Outlook for the Global Economy,” featuring Richard Batley, Head of Macroeconomics at Lombard Street Research.
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 8:00am
On September 8, 2016, editors of The Economist and more than 200 industry leaders to discuss the opportunities presented by a more disruption-friendly Mexico, with an emphasis on how talent, technology, government transparency and incumbent-challenger cooperation are needed to usher Mexico into a more connected era.
Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 6:00pm
World Policy Institute is hosting its next World Economic Roundtable, a panel discussion on “America’s Debt Problem: How Too Much Debt is Hurting U.S. Households and Holding Back the U.S. Economy.”
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 4:00pm
As bilateral integration continues apace, Dr. Carlos Alzugaray will provide a snapshot of U.S.-Cuban relations during a moment of remarkable change and uncertainty. In this roundtable discussion, he will assess the state of Cuba’s economic reforms amid growing U.S. investment, and discuss what President Obama’s visit means for the future of Cuban governance.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 10:00am
On June 1-3, 2016, the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies at Concordia University in partnership with World Policy Institute is organizing a three-day professional training program on the prevention of mass atrocity crimes.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 5:30pm
2016 may have massive ramifications for the transatlantic alliance.
Monday, May 2, 2016 - 5:30pm
The debate over cyber technology has resulted in new considerations for national security operations. States find themselves in an increasingly interconnected world with a diverse threat spectrum and little understanding of how decisions are made within this amorphous domain.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 8:00am
The World Policy Institute’s Arctic in Context initiative, in collaboration with Trent University, the University of Washington, and the Woodrow Wilson Center, will host a two-day symposium exploring the concept of “One Arctic.”
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 4:00pm
World Policy Institute is hosting its next World Economic Roundtable on "Financialization of the American Economy," featuring Rana Foroohar, economic columnist at Time Magazine and CNN’s global economic analyst.
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 5:30pm
Turkey has been drifting toward authoritarianism under President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. It is facing a barrage of security, economic, and democratic pressures. How will Turkey respond to those pressures? Will Turkey be able to address the Kurdish conflict, the economic crisis, and the threat of the Islamic State? Is the very survival of the Turkish Republic at stake?
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 10:30am
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon received an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Loyola Marymount University on April 6, 2016.
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 4:00pm
The Publisher of Handelsblatt, Germany’s leading business daily, Mr. Steingart will offer his views on how the world’s largest economy is handling the new stresses and strains created by the large influx of immigrants.
Monday, March 14, 2016 - 5:30pm
The military and the private sector both require careful strategic planning to achieve their objectives. Malia K. DuMont sheds light on the similarities and differences between the two fields, arguing that military strategic planning can provide valuable lessons for strategic planning in the financial sector.
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 5:00pm
In self-imposed exile since 2006 when he was ousted by the military in a bloodless coup, the Southeast Asian tycoon and former prime minister of Thailand remains a divisive figure in Thai politics.
Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 9:00am
Join World Policy Institute at The Economist Events' Pride and Prejudice event on March 3rd in New York, a global conference that explores the business case for LGBT diversity and inclusion.
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 5:00pm
Dr. Choyleva will explain why an economic slowdown in China could be a positive for the world economy resulting in what she calls a “deflationary boom.” A step down in demand in China for fixed asset investment, she will argue, could help spur a step-up in household spending in the United States, the Euro-Zone, and Britain as the price of commodities and energy remains lower for longer. But she will also outline what could go wrong with this optimistic baseline scenario that would bring the world economy closer to a deflationary bust.
Monday, February 22, 2016 - 5:30pm
The inspections we put up with at airport gates and the endless warnings we get at train stations, on buses, and all the rest are the way we encounter the vast apparatus of U.S. security. Like the wars fought in its name, these measures are supposed to make us safer in a post-9/11 world. But do they?
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 12:00pm
Benigno S. Aquino III, President of the Republic of the Philippines will be given an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree in recognition of his dedication to his country, his integrity, and his embodiment of a Jesuit education.
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