Distinguished Lecture Series - Spring 2013

Thursday, April 18, 2013
BOB 500, 6:00-7:30pm (reception to follow)
David Weil (Professor of Economics, Brown University)
"Understanding Economic Growth"
Moderator: Leo Feler (Assistant Professor of International Economics, SAIS)
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Monday, April 15, 2013

Rome Auditorium, 6:00-7:30pm (reception to follow)
Mark Blyth (Professor of International Political Economy, Brown University)
"Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea"
Moderator: Matthias Matthijs (Assistant Professor of International Political Economy, SAIS)
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Thursday, April 4, 2013
Kenney Auditorium, 6:00-7:30pm (reception to follow)
"Why Growth Matters: How Economic Growth in India Reduced Poverty, and Lessons for Other Developing Countries"
Jagdish Bhagwati (University Professor of Law and Economics, Columbia University; Senior Fellow, Council of Foreign Relations) and Arvind Panagariya (Professor of Economics and Jagdish Bhagwati Professor of Indian Political Economy, Columbia University)
Moderator: Pravin Krishna (Chung Ju Yung Distinguished Professor of International Economics and Business, SAIS)
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Thursday, March 7, 2013
Rome Auditorium, 6:00-7:30pm (reception to follow)
Kishore Mahbubani (Dean and Professor in the Practice of Public Policy, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore National University)
"The Great Convergence: Asia, the West, and the Logic of One World"
Moderator: Vali Nasr (Dean and Professor of International Relations, SAIS)
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Thursday, February 7, 2013
Rome Auditorium, 6:00-7:30pm (reception to follow)
Edward Luce (Washington Bureau Chief, Financial Times)
"Time to Start Thinking: America in the Age of Descent"
Moderator: Michael Mandelbaum (Christian A. Herter Professor and Director of American Foreign Policy, SAIS)
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