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June 3, 2005

Economics
If Roach says 3.5% and Gross says 3%, someone else has to say 2.5%

Roach and Gross could not stay among the most bullish on bonds for very long. From Marc Gilbert’s column today.Gabe Borenstein, managing director of global investments at Investec Holdings Ltd. in N…

October 12, 2006

Energy and Climate Policy
Energy Security

Watch Governor of Iowa Tom Vilsack discuss U.S. energy security.

October 12, 2006

Energy and Climate Policy
Energy Security: Big Deal or Really Big Deal?

7:45 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Meeting

December 4, 2005

Financial Markets
The yen, for a change

The yen's trajectory at the end of 2005 seems a bit like the dollar's trajectory at the end of 2004.   With the yen at 120, companies like Toyota presumably have little incentive to ramp up t…

March 13, 2007

Energy and Climate Policy
Panacea or Pipe Dream? Energy Policy and the Search for Alternatives

8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast ReceptionA Foreign Policy Mandate? Thirty Years of Oil and Gas8:30 – 9:45 a.m. MeetingDavid Goldwyn, President, Goldwyn International StrategiesJ. Ro…

August 16, 2007

Financial Markets
The dollar, still a currency that you run to?

There clearly has been a flight to liquidity recently.  T-bill yields have collapsed (See the Econocator).   Perhaps because of the Fed.  Perhaps because folks are hoarding cash and nothing that pays…

November 27, 2007

India
World Energy Outlook 2007: China and India Insights

DAVID VICTOR: Please, let me interrupt. Thank you very much. I will remember not to bring up a plastic pen next time. Thank you, Rod, for clinking your glass. It's really my great pleasure to op…

April 15, 2008

Climate Change
McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics: What is the Right Economic Approach to Global Warming?

The McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics is presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and the Corporate Program.

April 15, 2008

Climate Change
McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics: What is the Right Economic Approach to Global Warming?

Watch economist Ian W.H. Parry, Richard L. Sandor of the Chicago Climate Exchange, and Princeton's Robert H. Socolow discuss the best economic approach to mitigating global greenhouse-gas emissions.

June 30, 2008

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Public Diplomacy in the Twenty-First Century: Engaging in the Most Important Ideological Contest of Our Time

Watch James K. Glassman, in his first speech as U.S. undersecretary of state for public diplomacy and public affairs, discuss priorities for U.S. public diplomacy and the various strategies being emp…