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September 16, 2005

United States
Has the US outsourced creative thinking about external adjustment to … France?

Many have noted that President Bush likes French-style vacations.  Not so many have noticed that French economists have been at the forefront of thinking about the US current account deficit, and the…

Has the US outsourced creative thinking about external adjustment to … France?

June 27, 2006

Maternal and Child Health
Maternal Health and Foreign Policy Symposium, Session 2: Finding Solutions

3:45 - 5:00 p.m. Session 25:00 - 6:00 p.m. Cocktail ReceptionPlease note special times. Members may bring a guest to this event.

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December 2, 2005

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Council Task Force Urges New Approach Toward Africa

“Year of Africa” Provides Opportunity to Go Beyond Feel-Good HumanitarianismDecember 4, 2005—2005 was the “year of Africa,” with world summits and rock stars focused on the plight of the continent. B…

June 27, 2006

Maternal and Child Health
Maternal Health and Foreign Policy Symposium, Session 2: Finding Solutions

Watch panelists discuss possible policies to improve the state of maternal health both in the United States and abroad.

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January 3, 2006

United States
Dark matter watch

Ok, not real dark matter.   Hausmann and Sturzenegger defined "dark matter" as the difference between the assets (or liabilities) implied by US "income" payments, and the United States net internatio…

April 24, 2006

RGE pays my salary, not the IIE — and I am not exactly a true believer in dark matter

Patrick Smith seems to be based in Hong Kong, so I guess I can forgive him for thinking I work for the IIE (the Institute for International Economics).  The IIE is a great place, but they , alas, don…

October 22, 2006

Monetary Policy
Yet more evidence China has far more reserves than it needs … courtesy of Olivier Jeanne and Romain Ranciere of the IMF

Francophone economist working in the US seem to be on something of a roll.   Olivier Blanchard (with Giavazzi and Sa) has developed an interesting model for US current account adjustment.  Helene Rey…

November 30, 2007

Religion

November 30, 2007

Religion
Symposium on Evangelicals and U.S. Foreign Policy: Session 2: Evangelicals and Foreign Policy Today

Watch experts discuss the current influence and foreign policy priorities of the American evangelical community.

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March 5, 2009

Corporate Governance
Global Corporate Citizenship Series: Twenty-First Century Capitalism: The New Role Business Must Play

Watch Neville Isdell, chairman of the board of the Coca-Cola Company, discuss the necessary steps for companies to take to become responsible organizations and restore the faith of consumers in indus…

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