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Thursday, February 16, 2017 to Friday, February 17, 2017

After decades of unprecedented growth, China is confronting growing social and economic challenges.  How can China deal with these challenges, particularly in its financial system and currency market?  What are the implications for global financial stability and growth?”

The conference keynote speaker will be Nicholas Lardy, Peterson...

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:20pm
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 4:15pm to 5:45pm

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Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

The Future of Capitalism talk series
Charles Murray, W. H. Brady Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute

Charles Murray is a political scientist, author, and libertarian,...

Monday, December 5, 2016 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm


Domestic politics has strong bearings on foreign policy. Yet due to its different and convoluted policy regime, it is difficult to grasp domestic determinants of foreign policy in China. The country launched the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in late 2013 and has since promoted it as a major foreign policy initiative inside...

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

The Future of Capitalism Talk series
Comparative Political Economy Research Initiative

Branko Milanovic, Presidential professor at the Graduate Center City University of New York and senior fellow at Luxembourg Income Study. He obtained his Ph. D. in economics at the University of Belgrade with a...

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Why is Europe’s great monetary endeavor, the Euro, in trouble? A string of economic difficulties in Greece, Ireland, Spain, Italy, and other Eurozone nations has left observers wondering whether the currency union can survive. In this book, Markus Brunnermeier, Harold James, and Jean-Pierre Landau argue that the core problem with the Euro lies...

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 4:30pm


An expansive literature examines the question of norm diffusion...

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm

Sir John Vickers, Professor of Economics at Oxford University and former Chief Economist of the Bank of England, will give a lunch time talk on Reforming the Banks.  His current policy-related interests arise from his work in 2010-11 as chair of the Independent Commission on Banking which recommended fundamental reforms to improve...

Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Comparative Political Economy Research Initiative
The Current Growth Slowdown from the Perspective of the Special Century
Robert Gordon, Northwestern University