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February 1, 1998

Trade
Promoting U.S. Economic Relations with Africa

In 1997, Washington paid unprecedented attention to Africa and its continental rebirth. Both then-First Lady Hillary Clinton and then-Secretary of State Madeleine Albright toured the continent. Presi…

December 18, 2004

The world’s two most distorted prices …

My nominations.The renminbi-dollar at 8.28 renminbi per dollar -- a price that puts China’s per capita income at around, only a bit above Iraq’s per capita income. The ten year US government treasury…

January 13, 2005

Emerging Markets
The Paris Club and Indonesia

An extremely esoteric topic: Paris Club comparability.When the Paris Club grants debt relief to a country like Iraq, it typically requires that the country seek "comparable" debt relief from its othe…

September 9, 2005

United States
Interview with Raymond Offenheiser on Katrina relief efforts

Relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina have been plagued by poor communication and uneven distribution of goods and services, says Raymond Offenheiser, president of Oxfam America. “It’s…

September 8, 2005

United States
Interview with Laurence Simon on offers of international aid after Katrina

After Hurricane Katrina struck the United States’ Gulf Coast, leaving an estimated $200 billion damage in its wake, countries from around the globe lined up to offer material aid, cash, and condolenc…

May 12, 2006

Global
McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics: Foreign Aid and Economic Development

The McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics is presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and the Corporate Program. 12:15 – 12:45 p.m. Lunch 12:…

May 12, 2006

Global
Foreign Aid and Developing Economies

Watch experts discuss whether there is a link between aid and economic growth, and what aid strategies, if any, can facilitate economic growth.

May 15, 2006

Global
The Dilemmas of International Protection for Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons

5:30 - 6:00 p.m. Reception 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Meeting 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception

May 31, 2006

International Organizations
Restoring the Vitality of the United Nations

WARREN M. HOGE:  Good afternoon.  I am Warren Hoge, the United Nations bureau chief of The New York Times, and I am here to introduce our speaker and have a conversation with him, and then throw the…