November 14, 2006
The Doha Development Round: Will Free Trade End Poverty?
Mark Weisbrot, Co-Director of CEPR, along with Hans Peter Lankes of the International Monetary Fund and Susan Sechler of the German Marshall Fund, spoke about free trade as a tool to end poverty, specifically as it relates to the Doha Round of the World Trade Organization. A brief question and answer period followed the discussion, held at American University in Washington, D.C. and sponsored by the AU International Development Student Program and the AU Movement for Global Justice.
December 5, 2006
Dean Baker spoke on the impact of recent trade agreements on the economy at the National Conference of State Legislators in San Antonio, TX.
December 8, 2006
Moving On: The Economic and Policy Implications of the Housing Bubble
Dean Baker participated in a discussion on the housing market at the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C.
January 24, 2007
Press Breakfast: After the Monroe Doctrine: The Future of U.S.-Latin America Relations
Mark Weisbrot and Riorden Roett met with members of the press to discuss the recent trajectory ofU.S.-Latin America relations.
February 21, 2007
Dean Baker discussed his book, The Conservative Nanny State: How the Wealthy Use the Government to Stay Rich and Get Richer at Modern Times Bookstore in San Francisco, CA.
April 12, 2007
Global Imbalances, Power Shifts and the Future of Multilateralism
Panel featuring Joseph Stiglitz, José Antonio Ocampo and Mark Weisbrot
April 12, 2007
A Latin American Success Story: Five Years of Extraordinary Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction in Argentina
Felisa Josefina Miceli, Argentina's Minister of the Economy, and Mark Weisbrot, Co-Director of the Center for Economic Policy Research, discussed the implications of Argentina's economic success and how it was made possible.
April 13, 2007
National Sovereignty Versus Aid Cartels in the Global South
The collapse of the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) policy influence, legitimacy, and relevance across many parts of the Global South is one of the most critical changes in the international financial system. Alternative sources of financing are now emerging, where policy conditions do not accompany loans and investments, thus increasing national policy space to choose the best mix of policies possible for individual nations to achieve sustainable and equitable economic development. CEPR Co-director Mark Weisbrot gave a presentation at this event.
May 10, 2007
Economic Inequality and Stratification in the U.S.
Heather Boushey and labor economist Stephen J. Rose led a workshop on Economic Inequality and Stratification in the U.S. sponsored by The New Press in Washington, DC.
May 16, 2007
The 10th Anniversary of the Asian Financial Crisis: Lessons Learned, Critical Assessments, and Charting the Path Forward
Mark Weisbrot spoke on a panel with David Burton, Director of the Asia and Pacific Department of the IMF, and Robert Wade, Professor of Political Economy, London School of Economics and Political Science.
May 17-18, 2007
Inflation Targeting, Employment Creation, and Economic Development
CEPR Senior Research Associate Roberto Frenkel presented his most recent report on Argentina's economic recovery at this Washington, DC, conference.
May 22, 2007
Dean Baker discussed his two recent books, The United States Since 1980 and The Conservative Nanny State, in Corte Madera and Berkeley, CA.
May 31 - June 1, 2007
A Discussion on Foreign Investment in Bolivia
Pablo Solón Romero Oroza, Plenipotentiary Representative for Integration and Trade Issues for the Bolivian Government, talked about natural resources and foreign investment in Bolivia at two DC events.