Do Globalizers Get Globalization? [Rush Transcript; Federal News Service]

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.

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Trade Tensions: Challenges and Opportunities After the Midterm Elections

Speakers: Charlene Barshefsky, Jagdish N. Bhagwati, and Douglas A. Irwin
Presider: Edward Alden

Experts assess the global position of the United States, current state of U.S. trade policy, and results of globalization on NAFTA.

This session was part of CFR's Stephen C. Friedheim Symposium on Global Economics which was made possible through generous support from Stephen C. Freidheim.

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