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February 27, 2014

Global
The Road Ahead for Autonomous Vehicles

Once thought of as science fiction, the autonomous vehicle may soon be a reality. Three leading thinkers in the field, MIT's Erik Brynjolfsson, Intel's Jennifer Healey, and Chunka Mui of the Devil's …

February 27, 2014

Global
The Road Ahead for Autonomous Vehicles

Once thought of as science fiction, the autonomous vehicle may soon be a reality. Three leading thinkers in the field, MIT's Erik Brynjolfsson, Intel's Jennifer Healey, and Chunka Mui of the Devil's …

March 13, 2013

Fossil Fuels
An Enlightening Study on Shale Gas and Water Quality

A team at Resources For the Future (RFF) led by Sheila Olmstead has a neat new paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) that takes a rigorous look at water pollution due to…

November 10, 2011

Europe
Stephen C. Freidheim Symposium on Global Economics: Europe's Debt, America's Deficit: The Crisis of the Rich World

Session One: An Overview of the Global Debt Crisis Alan Greenspan, President, Greenspan Associates LLC; Former Chairman, Federal Reserve Board Presider: Sebastian Mallaby, Director of the Maurice …

February 28, 2012

Defense and Security
Lessons Learned: The Articles of Confederation

A new installment of “Lessons Learned” is now out. This week I discuss the Articles of Confederation, America’s first constitution. It entered into effect on March 1, 1781, after Maryland became the …

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

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…

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…

March 30, 2009

Economic Crises
The 1920s: Bubble, Growth, or Gold?

Watch experts give a historical analysis of the 1920s and the causes of the Great Depression, including monetary policy and the stock market crash in 1929. This session was part of the CFR-New York …

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 …