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April 24, 2010

Climate Change
Carbon Pricing or R&D? A New Economics Paper Says Both

Daron Acemoglu, Philippe Aghion, and two of their colleagues (MIT and Harvard) posted a fascinating working paper last October that hasn’t gotten the attention it deserves in the policy world. (After…

October 28, 2009

United States
Cybersecurity: A Critical Infrastructure Challenge and the Need for Global Cooperation

The global threat of cyber-attacks on internet infrastructure has been amplified in recent years, with breaches affecting major financial institutions, the U.S. Department of Defense, and even entire…

January 27, 2009

Homeland Security
Homeland Security in Transition: Rebuilding Critical Infrastructure

With the Department of Homeland Security in the midst of its first presidential transition, what changes can the nation expect? President Obama’s economic stimulus plan suggests nearly 400,000 jobs w…

September 27, 2012

Italy
Mario Monti on Challenges for the Euro and the Future of European Integration

Italian prime minister Mario Monti discusses his tenure in office and his country's participation in the eurozone. The C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics is presented by the Cor…

March 11, 2011

Japan
Reaching Out to Our Japanese Friends

Evacuees stand around Shinjuku Central Park in Tokyo Japan March 11, 2011. A massive 8.9 magnitude quake hit northeast Japan on Friday, causing many injuries, fires and a ten-metre (33-ft) tsunami al…

Evacuees stand around Shinjuku Central Park in Tokyo Japan March 11, 2011. A massive 8.9 magnitude quake hit northeast Japan on Friday, causing many injuries, fires and a ten-metre (33-ft) tsunami along parts of the country’s coastline.

May 16, 2013

United States
A Conversation with Lael Brainard

Lael Brainard, undersecretary for international affairs at the U.S. Department of Treasury, discusses the outlook for the global economy.

May 16, 2013

United States
C. Peter McColough Series with Lael Brainard, Undersecretary for International Affairs, U.S. Department of the Treasury

FARYAR SHIRZAD: Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. Let's go ahead and get started.Welcome to today's CFR meeting with Lael Brainard. This is part of the C. Peter McColough Series on International E…

October 28, 2009

United States
Cybersecurity: A Critical Infrastructure Challenge and the Need for Global Cooperation

Watch Massimo Sarmi, chief executive officer of Poste Italiane, discuss the steps that his organization is taking to address cybersecurity threats.

March 1, 2013

Defense and Security
You Might Have Missed: Cybersecurity, Drones, and Collateral Damage

Massimo Calabresi, “The Path to War,” TIME Magazine, March 11, 2013. The most compelling argument for Obama, the former law professor, was that a nuclear Iran would spell the end of the internationa…

Cyber