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March 30, 2009

Economic Crises
Why a Second Look Matters

Watch Nobel Laureate Robert E. Lucas Jr. reflect on why it is important to discuss Depression era policies in light of the current financial crisis. This session was part of the CFR-New York Univers…

July 8, 2009

Congresses and Parliaments
U.S. Immigration Policy: Report of a CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force

The Task Force on U.S. Immigration Policy argues that the failure to reform immigration laws and procedures threatens to harm America’s economy, jeopardize its diplomacy, and weaken its national secu…

July 8, 2009

Congresses and Parliaments
U.S. Immigration Policy: Report of a CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force

Watch the CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force on U.S. Immigration Policy Co-Chairs discuss the report, which concludes that the failure to reform immigration laws and procedures threatens to harm Am…

October 2, 2008

Financial Markets
Systemic crises

A systemic financial crisis is one that affects the "system" -- not a single institution. In my view, the US -- and perhaps the US and Europe -- are now facing one. Systemic crises aren’t new. …

May 11, 2009

Emerging Markets
Sovereign bailout funds, sovereign development funds, sovereign wealth funds, royal wealth funds …

The classic sovereign wealth fund was an institution that invested a country’s surplus foreign exchange (whether from the buildup of “spare” foreign exchange reserves at the central bank or from the …

March 30, 2009

United States
Infrastructure Spending to Grow

Watch experts discuss the lessons learned from Depression era government spending programs and how they may be applied to the recent global economic crisis. This session was part of the CFR-New York…

December 8, 2008

Americas
Transition 2008: Advising America's Next President: Rethinking Trade Policy

Watch experts discuss U.S. trade policy at the final panel discussion in a series on the presidential transition co-hosted by CFR, the Economist, and New York University's Stern School of Business.

March 25, 2008

Global
Religion and the Open Society

This symposium will examine how the different forms of Christianity and Islam may have helped, and sometimes hindered, the development of free and open societies - not just in the narrow sense of dem…

March 21, 2011

Politics and Government
Campaign 2012: Hello Tim Pawlenty, GOP Presidential Candidate

Tim Pawlenty speaks during the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition's Spring Event on March 8, 2011. (Brian Frank/courtesy Reuters) Only one Big Ten university has ever graduated an American preside…

Tim Pawlenty speaks during the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition’s Spring Event at Point of Grace Church in Waukee, Iowa on March 8, 2011.

May 13, 2011

United States
CEO Speaker Series: American Revival: A Conversation with Jonathan Browning

Volkswagen Group of America CEO Jonathan Browning shares his views on his company's aggressive investment in the United States as well as the future of manufacturing, the global automobile market, an…