Past Events – Research Conference

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Digital Trade

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Data has become the most traded good and/or service across borders. The American economy is increasingly reliant on digital trade. But the US does not yet participate in any explicit binding digital trade agreements. Meanwhile, many countries have adopted policies that inhibit digital trade, including requirements that data be stored locally or restricting services provided by foreign firms. Such policies not only affect U.S. Internet and technology firms, but the users and small businesses that rely on an open digital environment.

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IMF October 2019 World Economic Outlook

Friday, November 1, 2019 9:30a.m. – 12:15p.m. Lindner Family Commons (6th Floor) Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW Washington, DC 20052 RSVP Schedule of Events  9:00 a.m. – Breakfast and Registration 9:30 a.m. – Opening...

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5th Urbanization and Poverty Reduction Research Conference

Friday, September 7, 2018 8:30am to 7:30pm Preston Auditorium, The World Bank 1818 H Street, NW Washington, D.C., 20433 Please RSVP to Attend Across the developing world, the growth of cities is outpacing effective policy. Low density land use results in rapidly...

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2017 Intensive Trade Seminar: Spring Session

Thursday, June 8, 2017 9:00am to 4:30pm – Reception to Follow   House of Sweden 2900 K Street NW Washington, DC 20007 The WITA Intensive Trade Seminar (ITS) Spring Session provides an in-depth look into critical trade issues, and provides an overview of how...

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Routes to Growth in a New Trade World

Co-Hosted with the Latin American & Hemispheric Studies Program at GW Thursday, April 6, 2017 9:00 to 11:30am   Elliott School of International Affairs Lindner Commons, 6th floor 1957 E Street NW Washington,...

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Trumping Trade Orthodoxy

Friday, February 3, 2017 9:00am to 4:00pm   Elliott School of International Affairs Lindner Commons, 6th floor 1957 E Street NW Washington, DC 20052 President Trump has promised a markedly new direction in U.S. trade policy through tweets, appointments, and...

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IMF Africa Regional Economic Outlook

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 9:00am to 12:00pm   Elliott School of International Affairs Lindner Commons, 6th floor 1957 E Street NW Washington, DC 20052 Africa continues to experience great opportunities for growth while also facing several great challenges....

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Digital Trade Conference: The End of Trade as We Know It?

Thursday and Friday, May 5-6, 2016 Elliott School of International Affairs Lindner Commons, 6th floor 1957 E Street NW Washington, DC 20052 DetailsOrganizersSpeakersAgendaResearchLivestream The Internet and associated technologies are both a platform for trade and a...

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Economics and Political Economy of Africa

Thursday, April 28, 2016 Elliott School of International Affairs Lindner Commons, 6th floor 1957 E Street NW Washington, DC 20052 DetailsOrganizersSpeakersAgenda Hosted by the Institute for International Economic Policy at George Washington University, this conference...

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European Union: Drifting apart despite economic recovery

European Union : Drifting Apart Despite Economic Recovery? from IIEP on Vimeo. Co-sponsored wtih the GW Graduate School of Political Management Wednesday, February 10, 2016 5:30 to 6:30pm Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street NW Washington,...

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Third Urbanization and Poverty Reduction Research Conference

DetailsOrganizersSpeakersAgenda This conference hosted by the World Bank, George Washington University (Institute for International Economic Policy), the NYU Marron Institute of Urban Management, the NYU Urbanization Project, and The Growth Dialogue brings together...

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TPP & the Internet: A Multistakeholder Perspective

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street NW Washington, DC 20052 The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) includes many provisions with significant effects on the Internet and in particular on cross-border information flows. As in...

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IMF Africa Regional Economic Outlook Discussion

Monday, November 9, 2015 8:45am to 12:30pm   Elliott School of International Affairs Lindner Commons, 6th floor 1957 E Street NW Washington, DC 20052 Africa continues to experience great opportunities for growth while also facing several great challenges....

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Internet Governance Forum USA 2015

Thursday, July 16, 2015 Marvin Center Grand Ballroom 800 21st Street NW Washington, DC 20052 The IGF-USA 2015 was a full-day conference that brought together thought leaders from across the Internet multi-stakeholder community to highlight and engage in discussions...

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IMF Africa Regional Economic Outlook Discussion

Thursday, May 7, 2015 8:45am to 12:30pm Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street NW Washington, DC 20052 8:45 – 9:00 – Opening remarks Jay Shambaugh (GWU), Céline Allard (IMF) 9:00 – 10:00 – Session I: Overview of Recent Economic...

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Digital Payments/Currencies: Global Threat or Opportunity?

Thursday, April 23, 2015 9:00am to 12:00pm   Elliott School of International Affairs Lindner Commons, 6th floor 1957 E Street NW Washington, DC 20052 The Institute for International Economic Policy and the Bretton Woods Committee will convene a seminar involving...

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2nd Urbanization and Poverty Reduction Research Conference

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 8:30am to 8:00pm   World Bank Headquarters, Washington, D.C This conference hosted by the World Bank, George Washington University (Institute for International Economic Policy), and the Growth Dialogue brings together academics and...

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Internet Governance Forum USA 2014

Cosponsored by ISOC-DC Wednesday, July 16, 2014 8:30am to 7:00pm – Reception to Follow Marvin Center, 800 21st Street NW Grand Ballroom, 3rd Floor Washington, DC 20052 The IGF-USA provides a domestic forum in the US for civil society, government, technologists,...

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Youth Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa

Louise Fox The World Bank Cosponsored by the World Bank Development Research Group and Urbanization Knowledge Platform Tuesday, January 13th, 2014 12:00 to 2:00pm   Lindner Commons, 6th Floor 1957 E Street Washington,...

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11th OxMetrics User Conference: Conference Programme

International Conference on “The Economics of Ultra-Poverty: Causes and Remedies” March 15 & 16, 2012   The Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E St. NW Washington, DC 20052 Schedule Conference Schedule Day 1: Thursday March 15...

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Food Price Increases: Causes, Impacts and Responses

Keynote Speaker Alain de Janvry (UC Berkeley) Conference videos to be uploaded soon. Friday September 30, 2011 Elliott School of International Affairs Linder Family Commons Suite 602 1957 E Street NW Washington, DC 20052   8:30-9:00 a.m. – Breakfast...

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Advances in Behavioral Finance

Organized by The Institute for International Economic Policy and The International Monetary Fund Institute This will be an all day conference Keynote speaker: Prof. George Akerlof (UC-Berkeley and IMF) Thursday, May 26, 2011 Elliott School of International Affairs...

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Is Fairer Trade Compatible with Freer Markets?

Cosponsored by the Government of the Netherlands, the Heinrich Boell Foundation and the Financial Times Conference Videos coming soon. Thursday, March 4 and Friday, March 5, 2010 Lindner Commons, Suite 602 Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E St., NW...

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Antidumping Use Across the World

Implications for Developing Countries and U.S. Businesses Thursday and Friday, April 9 & 10, 2009 8:00 – 3:00 PM (Thursday), 8:00 – 1:30 PM (Friday) Lindner Commons, Suite 602 Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E St., NW Washington, D.C....

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NAFTA at 15

Assessing the Past and Preparing for the Future Friday, March 27, 2009 Lindner Commons, Suite 602 Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E St., NW Washington, D.C. 20052 8:30 – 9:20 AM Continental breakfast   9:20 – 9:30 AM Introductory...

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