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April 20, 2018

Health Policy and Initiatives
Are There Still Shortcuts on the Road to Health? The Role of Philanthropy, Technology, and Community Health Systems

Nearly forty years ago, Jon Rohde wrote a paper that argued that the “road to health has shortcuts,” advocating a strategy of expanded childhood immunization that helped inspire the UNICEF and World …

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November 14, 2017

Economics
Retirement Challenges for Individuals: A Global Comparison

This is the third and final session of the Stephen C. Freidheim Symposium on Global Economics. 

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May 31, 2017

Americas
From Venezuela to Argentina: The Situation in South America

Experts analyze the political challenges and economic issues of the countries in South America from Venezuela to Argentina, including a close look at recent elections and the future of international …

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May 30, 2017

Middle East and North Africa
‘False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East’

Steven A. Cook discusses his new book, False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East.

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May 31, 2017

United States
A Conversation With Robert Kaplan

Robert Kaplan discusses the importance of fiscal policy and structural reform.

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April 19, 2017

Capital Flows
A Conversation With Benoît Cœuré

Benoît Cœuré discusses his position on the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, the effectiveness of the bank’s Asset Purchase Program, and the impact on international capital flows.

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October 7, 2016

Colombia
Colombia's Failed Peace Deal

Experts discuss Colombia’s failed peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and its implications for the country’s future.

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October 14, 2016

Brazil
Back-to-School Event: Deforestation of the Amazon

Experts discuss deforestation in the Amazon rainforest.

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September 12, 2016

United States
The State of Intelligence: Fifteen Years After 9/11

Experts discuss developments in counterterrorism and intelligence gathering in the past fifteen years, including lessons learned since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

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June 20, 2016

United States
A Discussion on Labor Force Participation: In Conversation with Jason Furman

Jason Furman discusses long-term trends in labor force participation, especially among men in their prime working years; effects on the economic outlook of the United States; and policy options movin…

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