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February 7, 2018

Economics
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. 

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March 13, 2014

Europe and Eurasia
The European Union’s Eastern Partnership

The most recent crisis in Ukraine has invited closer scrutiny of the European Union’s approach to its Eastern neighbors.

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About CFR

Excerpt: A World in Disarray

Read an excerpt of A World in Disarray.

May 4, 2016

Energy and Environment
Beyond Climate Confusion: Why Both Energy Innovation and Deployment Matter

I have a new essay in the May/June issue of Foreign Affairs—“The Clean Energy Revolution: Fighting Climate Change with Innovation”—which I co-authored with Teryn Norris, a former advisor at the Depar…

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May 15, 2013

Heads of State and Government
National History Center Series: Coolidge

This meeting is part of a series hosted with the National History Center featuring prominent historians who will examine the events and times that shaped foreign policy as we know it today.

May 15, 2013

Heads of State and Government
The Great Refrainer: The Legacy of Calvin Coolidge

Amity Shlaes discusses her book Coolidge.

May 9, 2012

United States
A Primer on Military Force

As I’ve written previously, policymakers and pundits have some pretty silly proposals for the use of military force. Whether it’s President Clinton,“[It would] scare the shit out of al Qaeda if sudde…

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September 19, 2011

United States
U.S. Trade and Investment Policy

One of the most effective ways to create good new jobs and reverse the income decline of the past decade is for the United States to "become a thriving trading nation," concludes a new high-level Cou…

March 30, 2009

Economic Crises
The Role of Labor Policy

Watch experts analyze the various labor policies of the Hoover and Roosevelt administrations and the effects they had on the Great Depression. This session was part of the CFR-New York University Le…

March 30, 2009

Economic Crises
The Path to Growth: What Do the 1930s Tell Us About Now?

Watch experts discuss lessons learned from the 1930s that can be applied to today's financial crisis, including the importance of leadership and the effects of government spending. This session was …