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June 24, 2008

China
Symposium on China and Climate Change: Session Two: Energy Technology in China

Watch experts discuss Chinese energy technology and the country's capability for addressing energy demands.

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March 13, 2008

Monetary Policy
Central bank intervention … unprecedented in scale and scope

Steven Pearlstein of the Washington Post -- the source of the quote in the title -- writes: "In the face of what is turning into the most serious financial market crisis since the Great Depressi…

April 16, 2008

Economics
Blog envy: on Europe, the G-7 and the Fed

Paul Krugman (who hardly needs a plug from me), Macro Man and Steve Waldman (of interfluidity) have all written posts that I wish I had written. Krugman elegantly shows that a lot of American stereo…

August 5, 2007

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
Taxing the kings of private equity like the rest of us

Cheers to the New York Times,  the Financial Times, the Economist,  Charlie Rangel, Robert Rubin, Alan Blinder, Paul Krugman, Warren Buffet (I think it is implied here), Bill Gross, Greg Mankiw (extr…

September 22, 2008

Turkey
Turkey’s Top Foreign Policy Aide Worries about False Optimism in Iraq

Ahmet Davutoglu, the chief foreign policy aide to Turkey’s prime minister, says he fears recent optimism on Iraq in the United States overlooks significant, dangerous problems which remain unresolved.

October 3, 2008

Economic Crises
The Financial Crisis: Long Term Implications

As Congress works to reach consensus on a financial bailout plan, questions about the long term consequences remain. Join our speakers to examine the complexity of the financial crisis and its prop…

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December 3, 2009

Middle East and North Africa
Beyond Trade: Economic Engagement with the Middle East

Please join Representative Paul Ryan to discuss the future of trade agreements with the Middle East and how greater economic engagement can lead to strategic, political, and security benefits.    

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December 3, 2009

Middle East and North Africa
Beyond Trade: Economic Engagement with the Middle East

Watch Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) talk about the future of trade agreements with the Middle East and how greater economic engagement can lead to strategic, political, and security benefits.

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May 18, 2009

Monetary Policy
Russia’s waning appetite for dollars

If Russia were China -- or if Russia’s reserves were growing at the same pace as in late 2007 or early 2008 – today’s revelation that Russia cut the dollar share of its reserves over the course of 20…

Russia’s waning appetite for dollars

January 7, 2009

China
China's Rise and the Two Koreas

Read an excerpt of China's Rise and the Two Koreas. With China now South Korea's number one trading partner and destination for foreign investment and tourism, what are the implications for politi…