America at 300 Million (Audio)

Speakers: Joseph Chamie, Robert A. Suro, and Michael S. Teitelbaum
Presider: Garrick Utley

Listen to experts discuss the social, political, and economic implications of the U.S. population surpassing 300 million.

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IMF: Booms, Busts, and Echoes

Authors: David A. Bloom and Davis Canning

The IMF's latest issue of Finance & Development contains an article by David Bloom and Davis Canning that provides an overview of how the biggest demographic upheaval in history is affecting global development.

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Primary Sources

Cairo Declaration on Population and Development

Also known as the Cairo Consensus, the Cairo Declaration on Population and Development was written at the UN's International Conference on Population and Development on September 4, 1994. The document included reproductive health and rights, women's empowerment, and gender equality as cornerstones of the UN's population and development programs.

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The International and the Domestic: Latin America and U.S. Policies and Politics

Trade, immigration, and energy security have all emerged as key domestic policy issues for the next administration. Yet beyond their appeal to American voters, they are each shaped by Latin America and U.S.-Latin America relations. This symposium will explore the expanding links between the United States and Latin America, and examine U.S. domestic and foreign policies addressing this complex set of issues.

This symposium is made possible by the generous support of the Ford Foundation and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

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