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February 7, 2018

Economics
Play Man typing on computer Behavioral Economics in the Age of Big Data

The Robert B. Menschel Economics Symposium generates critical thinking about the consequences of herd mentality behavior in global economics. 

December 5, 2017

International Economic Policy
Play Bensouda Fatou Bensouda on Global Women’s Issues at the Crossroads: Assessing Progress

Fatou Bensouda, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), discusses her career at the ICC, the obstacles she has faced in her profession, and the challenges that still exist in …

March 27, 2014

A woman tries the silver colored version of the new iPhone 5S after Apple Inc's media event in Cupertino, California September 10, 2013 (Stephen Lam/Courtesy Reuters). We Don’t Know If Our Patent System is Working

“Innovation” is a hot buzzword in Washington. In a city gripped by partisanship, being pro-innovation is something everyone can agree on. One of the most direct ways the federal government participat…

April 1, 1997

Foreign Aid
Financing America's Leadership

Relative to the average of the 1980's, U.S. government spending on international affairs has fallen nearly 20 percent in real terms and will decline by as much as another 30 percent under budget-bala…

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The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) membership list of over 5,000 of some of the most prominent leaders in the foreign policy arena, including top government officials, renowned scholars, business executives, acclaimed journalists, prominent lawyers, and distinguished nonprofit professionals. The membership is divided almost equally among those living in New York, Washington, DC, and across the country and abroad.

May 11, 2016

Global
Play RTR2P40T_EC.jpg Privacy and Security in the Digital Age

Experts discuss the trade off between privacy and security in the debate over government access to encrypted data, and the implications for business, counterterrorism, and user security.

February 1, 2016

Global
Play RTX1Q324_EC.jpg Stanley Fischer on U.S. Monetary Policy

Stanley Fischer discusses the U.S. economy, recent economic developments, and monetary policy.

January 20, 2015

United States
Play Public-Pensions.jpg Protecting Retirement Security: The Future of Public Pensions

Experts discuss the challenges of fulfilling pension obligations in the United States and how these liabilities will affect economic growth and stability.

January 20, 2015

United States
Protecting Retirement Security: The Future of Public Pensions

Orchard Global Asset Management's Bradley D. Belt, North Carolina State Treasurer Janet Cowell, and New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer, join Columbia University's Glenn Hubbard, to discuss the …