Institute for International Economic Policy

International Economic Policy Forum

This event series brings together leading scholars, policy analysts, and decision-makers who discuss challenges facing the world economic system, with particular attention to international trade and economic development. RSVP for all events to iiep@gwu.edu

2008-2009 International Economic Policy Forum Events

14 Oct 2008
7:00-8:30 pm
"The Future of World Energy Markets: The United States and the Middle East"
Joint with the Middle East Policy Forum of the Institute for Middle East Studies
Featuring: Dr. Richard Sawaya - Executive Director of the U.S.-Venezuela Business Council
Frank Verrastro - Director and Senior Fellow, Energy and National Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies; and
Jon Alterman - Director and Senior Fellow, Middle East Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies
Lindner Commons, Suite 602, The Elliott School of International Affairs, 1957 E Street, NW
11 Sept 2008
12:00-2:00 pm
"The Russia-Georgia Conflict and the U.S.: How did we get here, and what leverage does the West have?"
Joint with the Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (IERES)
Featuring: James Goldgeier - Professor of Political Science and International Affairs (GWU) and former Director of Russian affairs at the National Security Council under President Clinton;
Rod Hunter - Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute and former Director of Trade, Energy, and the Environment at the National Security Council under President Bush;
John Mackedon - M.A. candidate in European and Eurasian Studies at the Elliott School (GWU), and former Peace Corps employee and journalist in Georgia, 2002-2006; and
Hope Harrison - Director of the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (GWU), and former Director for European and Eurasian Affairs at the National Security Council under Presidents Clinton and George W. Bush
Moderated by Michael Moore - Director of the Institute for International Economic Policy (IIEP) and Professor of Economics and International Affairs (GWU)
Lunch will be served
Lindner Commons, Suite 602, The Elliott School of International Affairs, 1957 E Street, NW

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2007-2008 International Economic Policy Forum Events

27 Mar 2008
12:00-1:30 pm
"Will Democracies Choose Free Trade?"
Steve Suranovic, Director, International Trade and Investment Policy Program, Elliott School of International Affairs, GWU
Lindner Commons, Suite 602, The Elliott School of International Affairs, 1957 E Street, NW
6 November 2007
6:00-7:00 p.m.
"Countries in Conflict: The Role of the IMF"
Enrique Gelbard, Adviser to the Director of External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund
Lindner Commons, Suite 602, Elliott School of International Affairs, 1957 E Street, NW
5 November 2007
12:00-1:30 pm
"Preferential Trading: Theory and Policy"
Arvind Panagariya (Columbia University)
Lindner Commons, Suite 602, The Elliott School of International Affairs, 1957 E Street NW
22 October 2007
3:00-4:00 p.m.
"The Financial Dimensions of 21st Century Socialism in the Bolivarian Republic"
Rodrigo Cabezas, Minister of Finance, Venezuela
Chung-Wen Shih Asian Studies Conference Room, Suite 503, Elliott School of International Affairs, 1957 E Street, NW
2 October 2007
5:30-6:30 pm
"Free Trade vs. Fair Trade: The Future of U.S. Trade Policy"
Dan Griswold, Director, Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute
Sarah Rogge, Senior Trade Analyst, Debt AIDS, Trade, Africa (DATA)
Moderated by Michael O. Moore, Director, Institute for International Economic Policy
18 September 2007
12:00-1:30 p.m.
"Financial Development in Latin America: Big Emerging Issues, Limited Policy Answers"
Augusto de la Torre, Chief Economist, Latin American and Caribbean Division, World Bank
Kendrick Seminar Room, Suite 321, Department of Economics, 2115 G Street NW

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