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May 8, 2012

Trade
Morning Brief: Chicago Combats Rail Congestion

The New York Times discusses the importance of Chicago to the U.S. rail network and an infrastructure investment program to reduce delays and chokepoints. The effects will be felt far beyond Chicago;…

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February 28, 2012

Trade
Morning Brief: Restructuring the Chinese Economy

A new report from the World Bank says China will have to make structural changes to its economy and society in order to prolong growth for the next two decades, writes Keith B. Richburg for the Washi…

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Roundtable on Technology, Innovation, and American Primacy

The roundtable series examines how government strategy and policy should respond to these challenges and their impact on American geoeconomic and geopolitical interests.

November 21, 2016

Religion
Immigration and the Changing Face of America

Policy experts and scholars of religion discuss immigration and demographic trends in the United States.

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December 31, 1969

United States
The Immigrant Exodus: Why America is Losing the Global Race to Capture Entrepreneurial Talent

Vivek Wadhwa discusses his work with AnnaLee Saxenian of Berkeley on the critical contributions of immigrant entrepreneurs to the rise of Silicon Valley.

November 29, 2012

Development
Legal Empowerment and Justice for the Poor

Vivek Maru and Michael Woolcock evaluate efforts of nonprofits and global development institutions to help all people exercise their rights, increase government accountability, and participate in gov…

May 6, 2015

United States
Fostering a Government of 'Open Innovation'

Aneesh Chopra discusses how technology and innovation affect public policy.

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November 29, 2012

Development
Legal Empowerment and Justice for the Poor

Vivek Maru and Michael Woolcock evaluate efforts of nonprofits and global development institutions to help all people exercise their rights, increase government accountability, and participate in gov…

June 15, 2011

United States
Immigration as an Economic Engine

Edward Alden, Alejandro Mayorkas, and Vivek Wadhwa address the benefits of immigration reform for the economic future of the United States. The session focuses on the many important contributions imm…

June 15, 2011

United States
The Future of U.S. Immigration Policy: Next Steps

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) will hold a half-day, multisession symposium in Washington, DC, on U.S. immigration policy. The symposium will include a keynote ad…