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February 1, 1998

Trade
Promoting U.S. Economic Relations with Africa

In 1997, Washington paid unprecedented attention to Africa and its continental rebirth. Both then-First Lady Hillary Clinton and then-Secretary of State Madeleine Albright toured the continent. Presi…

December 18, 2004

The world’s two most distorted prices …

My nominations.The renminbi-dollar at 8.28 renminbi per dollar -- a price that puts China’s per capita income at around, only a bit above Iraq’s per capita income. The ten year US government treasury…

January 13, 2005

Emerging Markets
The Paris Club and Indonesia

An extremely esoteric topic: Paris Club comparability.When the Paris Club grants debt relief to a country like Iraq, it typically requires that the country seek "comparable" debt relief from its othe…

September 9, 2005

United States
Interview with Raymond Offenheiser on Katrina relief efforts

Relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina have been plagued by poor communication and uneven distribution of goods and services, says Raymond Offenheiser, president of Oxfam America. “It’s…

May 12, 2006

Global
McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics: Foreign Aid and Economic Development

The McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics is presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and the Corporate Program. 12:15 – 12:45 p.m. Lunch 12:…

May 12, 2006

Global
Foreign Aid and Developing Economies

Watch experts discuss whether there is a link between aid and economic growth, and what aid strategies, if any, can facilitate economic growth.

May 15, 2006

Global
The Dilemmas of International Protection for Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons

5:30 - 6:00 p.m. Reception 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Meeting 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception

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.

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.