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Events from the Brookings Institution

Apr 19, 2018

On April 18, Variety and the Brookings Institution hosted a screening of “The Life She Deserves,” followed by a discussion on the role of film to affect policy and the current picture of state-level marijuana legalization and federal restrictions on the use of and clinical research into medical marijuana.

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Apr 18, 2018

On Tuesday, April 17, Brookings hosted an event commemorating the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination, and the national public television re-broadcast of the seminal documentary, “Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise.” 

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Apr 18, 2018

On April 17, the Global Economy and Development program at the Brookings Institution hosted a panel where Ocampo and other experts shared their insights regarding the global monetary system and the necessary reforms required to safeguard international liquidity and strengthen macroeconomic as well as international...


Apr 17, 2018

On April 17, the Brookings Africa Growth Initiative and the African Development Bank co-hosted a discussion on the continent’s economic prospects, approaches to maintaining these positive growth trends, and new strategies to attract and efficiently utilize infrastructure financing. The African Development Bank’s "


Apr 17, 2018

On April 17 from 2 to 3:30 pm at the Hutchins Center on Fiscal & Monetary Policy at Brookings, Eswar Prasad, Senior Fellow in the Global Economy at Brookings and professor at Cornell University, discussed a framework for thinking through these issues and reviewed how different central banks are responding to the changes...