244Nov 9, 2012
U.S. Economic Competitiveness
Steven Rattner, former counselor to the Obama Administration, and the State Department’s Chief Economist Heidi Crebo-Rediker spoke at the World Affairs Councils of America’s national ...
1,970Oct 22, 2012
Book Discussion on Plutocrats
Author Chrystia Freeland talks about her book, Plutocrats: the Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else, in which she chronicles the rise of the top 0.1 percent of the ...
21,845May 7, 2012
Journalism and Digital Media
Panelists spoke about the impact of digital media on journalism. Among the topics they addressed were the use of increasingly available technology by “citizen journalists,” the use ...
352Apr 11, 2012
European Union Economic Crisis
Journalists spoke about the European debt crisis, the Greek economy, relations between Greece and Germany, and the impact of the debt crisis on the future of the global economy. They responded ...
229Jun 27, 2011
Financial Regulations Law and System Risks
Panelists talked about how the 2010 financial regulations law, policies concerning banks deemed “too big to fail,” and levels of systemic risk within the financial sector. They also ...
148Nov 5, 2010
Midterm Elections and U.S. Foreign Policy
Panelists spoke about the results of the 2010 midterm elections and the potential impact of greater Republican control of government on U.S. foreign policy. Among the topics they addressed were ...
398Apr 30, 2010
State of U.S. Labor Market
The Center for American Progress held a forum on U.S. job creation. John Podesta and Robert Rubin made opening remarks. David Autor presented the findings of his report, “The ...
147Jan 26, 2009
Global Economic Outlook
Georgetown University and the Financial Times hosted a discussion on the global economy. Chrystia Freeland moderated the panel which focused on the economic impact of financial market ...
102Sep 25, 2000
Book Discussion on Sale of the Century: Russia's Wild Ride
Ms. Freeland talked about her book Sale of the Century: Russia’s Wild Ride from Communism to Capitalism, published by Random House. The book examines the triumphs and failures ...