Many are viewing the UAW-GM strike as Exhibit A for how globalization damages America . Matthew Slaughter argues that America ’s automobile industry is a prime example of the aggregate gains generated by the dynamic and interrelated forces of trade, investment and technological change. He questions how the presidential contenders will craft an American economic policy that both allows greater globalization and also spreads its gains as widely as possible.
With a majority of the American public now saying that they view U.S. global power and influence as being in decline, Pew Research Center president Alan Murray and CFR President Richard N. Haass sit down to discuss the latest "America's Place in the World" survey.
Speaker: Hernando de Soto Presider: Jeffrey R. Shafer
Hernando De Soto discusses his work with designing and implementing capital formation programs to empower the poor in the developing world. His research within the Institute for Liberty and Democracy (ILD)has given rise to the question: "What's the DNA of market development?" and to the conclusion that national legislation is the reason globalization works for some but not for others.
Allan Hubbard, Assistant to the President for Economic Policy and Director of the National Economic Council, speaks about the state of the economy and the president’s American Competitiveness Initiative.
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