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Dec 21, 2016

On December 20, the Center on the United States and Europe (CUSE) at Brookings hosted noted professor of economics Philippe Aghion for the 13th annual Raymond Aron Lecture. In his remarks, Aghion explored whether economic growth in both the United States and Europe can become more inclusive and egalitarian.

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Dec 20, 2016

On December 20, the Center for East Asia Policy Studies and the Cross-Brookings Initiative on Energy and Climate hosted a distinguished panel of climate policy experts from the United States and Japan to address critical issues for the future of the climate agenda and U.S.-Japan relations.

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Dec 19, 2016

On December 16, the Center for East Asia Policy Studies at Brookings held a public forum that brought together experts from Japan and the United States to present views on North Korea’s goals and behavior, and of the implication for each government’s respective policies.

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Dec 15, 2016

On Thursday, December 15, the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program hosted Thomas Friedman for a conversation about his book, Thank You For Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations, and a discussion about the lessons he draws from his hometown in Minnesota about how communities can create a “topsoil of trust” to anchor their increasingly diverse and digital populations.

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Dec 15, 2016

On December 15, Ching-hsin Yu, visiting fellow in the Center for East Asia Policy Studies at Brookings, presented a research paper on the 2016 campaign dynamics and its impact on the development of the party system in Taiwan.

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Dec 14, 2016

On December 14, the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings hosted a conversation about the future of technology policy under the Trump administration. A panel of experts discussed health information technology, telecommunications policy, competition, wireless issues, net neutrality, and cybersecurity.

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Dec 14, 2016

On December 13, the Center for Middle East Policy convened a public event to explore social rifts and what Americans might learn from the Israeli experience about managing diverse societies and about the proper role of group identities in national politics. The event featured two sessions titled: “Visions of Israel: Citizenship, common cause, and conflict” and “Secularism, religion, and the state.”

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Dec 14, 2016

On December 13, Susan Glasser reflected on her own personal experience as a journalist and lead a discussion on the state of today’s “post-truth” media landscape and the road ahead for political reporting in America.

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Dec 12, 2016

On December 12, the Project on International Order and Strategy at Brookings hosted a discussion on the complex issue of understanding how U.S. assistance to foreign security forces is linked to U.S. human rights objectives, with particular attention to cases like Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico.

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Dec 12, 2016

On December 12, the Center for East Asia Policy Studies at Brookings hosted Ambassador Robert King as he discussed the critical nexus between human rights and security in the U.S. approach toward North Korea.

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Dec 8, 2016

On December 7, the Center for Universal Education at Brookings (CUE) hosted the Girls’ Education Research Symposium: Approaches to Developing Life Skills for Girls. This series of thematic conversations explored approaches to girls’ life skills development based on the research of the 2016 Echidna Global Scholars, which covers a variety of topics in girls’ life skills development such as girls’ empowerment programming, the role of teachers and mentors, and building resilience to climate change.

 

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Dec 7, 2016

On December 5, the Brookings Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence hosted an event discussing the future of U.S. defense with Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert O. Work. Secretary Work partook in a conversation with Brookings Senior Fellow Michael O’Hanlon before turning over to a panel to further discuss the issues. Panelists included Alan Easterling of Northrop Grumman; William Lynn of Leonardo North America and DRS Technologies; and Kelly Marchese of Deloitte Consulting LLP. Michael O’Hanlon moderated the discussion.

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Dec 5, 2016

On December 5, the new Brookings Center on Regulation and Markets hosted an event releasing new research on the congestion reducing benefits of autonomous vehicles and the consumer surplus stemming from the sharing economy.

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Dec 2, 2016

On Friday, December 2, the Latin America Initiative at Brookings hosted a panel discussion on the Cuban tourism sector’s role in Cuba’s economic development plan, and the implications for both Cuba and the United States. Richard E. Feinberg of the University of California at San Diego and Richard S. Newfarmer of the International Growth Centre (LSE and Oxford) opened the event by presenting the key findings offered in their report. Their remarks were followed by a panel discussion with George Washington University professor of tourism Hannah Messerli, moderated by Brookings Senior Fellow Ted Piccone.

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Dec 2, 2016

On December 2, the Center for Middle East Policy at Brookings released the results of new public opinion polls by Nonresident Senior Fellow Shibley Telhami focusing on American attitudes toward Israel and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Findings from two polls—one taken just before the election, and one just after—set the stage for both Obama and Trump in weighing their approach to the conflict.

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Dec 1, 2016

On December 1, the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings hosted a panel to discuss the future of intelligent and data-driven cities. A panel of experts examined the potential for technology to create sustainable urban environments through data from billions of sensors, the intelligent management of advanced networks, and sophisticated learning using real-time data analytics.

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Dec 1, 2016

On Wednesday, November 30, Economic Studies at Brookings and the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget hosted an event featuring Chairman of the House Budget Committee Tom Price, M.D. (R-Ga.) on his proposed reforms of the budget rules that could shape next year’s federal budget and its progress through Congress. After the discussion, Rep. Price and panelists took questions from the audience.

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