Sunday, June 7, 2015

Monday in Washington June 8, 2015

CAN THE FINANCIAL SECTOR PROMOTE GROWTH AND STABILITY? 6/8, 8:30am-2:00pm. Sponsor: Brookings Institution’s Initiative on Public Policy. Keynote Speaker: Richard Berner, Director, Treasury Department’s Office of Financial Research.

WORLD BANK’S EIGHTH MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE. 6/8, 9:00am-5:00pm. Sponsor: World Bank. Featured Speakers: Dani Rodrik, Professor, Princeton University and Ran Abramitzky, Professor, Stanford University.

HOW ICELAND WEATHERED THE FINANCIAL CRISIS. 6/8, Noon-1:30pm. Sponsor: National Economists Club. Speaker: Geir Haarder, Iceland Ambassador to the US.

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THE ROK-US ALLIANCE: FACING MISSILE AND NUCLEAR THREATS ON THE KOREAN PENINSULA. 6/8, 3:00-4:30pm. Sponsor: Asan Institute for Policy Studies. Speakers: Thomas Karako, Director, Missile Defense Project, CSIS; Choi Kang, Vice President for Research, Asan; Woo Jung-Yeop, Director, Asan Washington Office.

NEW WAYS TO MEASURE THE IMPACT OF COUNTRY HEALTH PROGRAMS. 6/8, 4:00pm. Sponsors: UN Foundation; World Bank. Speakers: Jennifer Adams, Deputy Assistant, USAID’s Bureau for Global Health; Ties Boerma, Director, World Health Organization’s Department of Measurement and Health Information Systems; Tim Evans, Senior Director of Health, Nutrition and Population, World Bank; Elizabeth Cousens, Deputy CEO, UN Foundation. 
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THE POST-WWII TRADE SYSTEM: A PILLAR OF FREEDOM. 6/8, 4:30-6:00pm. Sponsor: Institute of World Politics (IWP). Speaker: author, Douglas A. Irwin, John Sloan Dickey Third Century Professor in the Social Sciences, Dartmouth College.

FROM STARVATION IN NORTH KOREA TO SALVATION IN AMERICA. 6/8, 6:30-9:00pm. Sponsor: Korean Economic Institute (KEI). Speaker: author Joseph Kim, North Korean Refugee.

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