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Professor Stephen B. Kaplan analysis of Argentina's looming debt default, entitled Argentina's Financial Vultures: There to the Bitter End, was featured in the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs today.

IGF-USA 2014, 8:30 am - 7:00 pm, Marvin Center, 800 21st Street NW, Grandball Room, 3rd Floor

The IGF-USA provided a domestic forum in the US for civil society, government, technologists, research scientists, the media, industry and academia, and other interested communities to engage in dialogue about development of best practices for multistakeholder governance and helped move Internet policy forward.

IGF-USA 2014 sought to help establish creative partnerships and to build a US based coalition to generate momentum around priority Internet governance issues and practices under consideration.

Schedule of event was available here.

Live streaming of event was available here.

IIEP and Navigating U.S. Trade Policy

Over the past couple of years, IIEP has been partnering with the Washington International Trade Association (WITA) to produce training seminars focused on the particular intricacies of operating in the U.S. trade market. These seminars are held annually in DC and are open to the public. IIEP and WITA will also be offering a seminar this May in Guatemala.

Documents used in the seminars can be found here.



An article about fair trade and the WTO written by Prof. Steve Suranovic and Research Assistant Pegi Ylli for the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development has been translated into Portuguese and is available on the ICTSD site.

Congratulations to Professor James E. Foster for winning the Trachtenberg Faculty Research Prize. The Trachtenberg prizes are the top faculty awards granted by the university.

Symposium on Frontier Issues In Economic Growth, 9:00 am, February 10, 2014 at the Elliott School of International Affairs, City View Room.

The Growth Dialogue's exploration of Frontier Issues in Economic Growth took place on February 10th, 2014 at the Elliott School of International Affairs. It was organized in cooperation with George Washington University and featured both top-flight academics (Philippe Aghion, Steven Durlauf, Simon Johnson, Dani Rodrik, and David Weil) along with former policymakers and international experts based in Washington.

More Information can be found here.

Flyer of conference can be found here.

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IIEP Insight into Global Economic Governance in the 21st Century

  • IIEP affiliates Susan Ariel Aaronson and Michael O. Moore offer a "Trade Policy for the Millenials" in an Op-Ed in the Baltimore Sun
  • Associate Professor of Economics and International Affairs, and IIEP faculty affiliate, Tara Sinclair commented on the recent appointment of Janet Yellen as Fed Chair in GWToday. Find the full story here.

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