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The Andrew F. Smith Lecture in International Economics and Development

Globalization: Past, Present, Future

April 14, 2016
2:00 pm in 220 Eggers Hall

Jeffry R. Frieden

Jeffry R. Frieden, Professor of Government at Harvard University specializes in the politics of international monetary and financial relations. He is the author of Currency Politics: The Political Economy of Exchange Rate Policy (2015); and (with Menzie Chinn) Lost Decades: the Making of America's Debt Crisis and the Long Recovery (2011). Frieden is also the author of Global Capitalism: Its Fall and Rise in the Twentieth Century (2006), of Banking on the World: The Politics of American International Finance (1987), and of Debt, Development, and Democracy: Modern Political Economy and Latin America, 1965-1985 (1991); and he is the co-author and co-editor of more than a dozen other books on related topics. His articles on the politics of international economic issues have appeared in a wide variety of scholarly and general-interest publications. 




Fall of the Berlin Wall

Fall of the Berlin Wall 1989
This fall marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The International Relations Program, Center for European Studies, and German Department are celebrating this anniversary throughout the Fall 2014 semester with public lectures, film screenings, a digital story contest, and the ceremonial building and tearing down of a wall on campus. 



To learn more about the planned activities, please check out berlinwall25.syr.edu.  



2013-2014 Global Markets and Development Lecture Series

 

Food Security & Sociopolitical Stability

February 24, 2014
4:00 pm in 220 Eggers Hall

Dr. Christopher Barrett discusses his recent book Food Security & Sociopolitical Stability. 

A reception will be held in Strasser Commons following the public lecture.

Click here to view the video from this event.

Chris Barrett

 

 

Christopher Barrett, Stephen B. and Janice G. Ashley Professor of Applied Economics and Management, International Professor of Agriculture, and Director of the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University.

 

 

 

 


Information about Food Security & Sociopolitical Stability can be found here.

Resources for Faculty and Students:

Christopher Barrett speaks at the Wilson Center, October 22, 2013

Clip from The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, "Food vs. Cash," September 24, 2013

Story from NPR, "Merchant Marines See New Obstacles in Food Aid Proposal," November 10, 2013

Story from BBC Radio 4, "Feeding the World: America's New Deal," August 4, 2013

Story from Iowa Public Television, "Critics Call for Changes to U.S. Food Aid Policy," July 8, 2005

Article by Erin C. Lentz and Christopher Barrett from "Food Policy," Volume 42, October 2013

Article by Aurélie P. Harou, Joanna B. Upton, Erin C. Lentz, Christopher Barrett, and Miguel I. Gómez from "World Development," Volume 49 September 2013

 

 

 

Why Growth Matters:
How Economic Growth in India Reduced Poverty and the Lessons for Other
Developing Countries 

October 24, 2013
4:00 pm in 220 Eggers Hall

Professors Jagdish Bhagwati and Arvind Panagariya discuss their recent book Why Growth Matters: How Economic Growth in India Reduced Poverty and the Lessons for Other Developing Countries.

A book signing and reception will be held in Strasser Commons following the public lecture.

Click here to view the video from this event.

 

Jagdish Baghwati and Arvind Panagariya

 

Jagdish Bhagwati, University Professor, Columbia University; Senior Fellow in International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations.

Arvind Panagariya, Jagdish Bhagwati Professor of Indian Political Economy in the Department of International and Public Affairs and of Economics, Columbia University; former Chief Economist of the Asian Development Bank.

 

 

Resources for Faculty and Students

If you are encouraging your students to attend the lecture by professors Bhagwati and Panagariya, you may find these tools useful in your classroom:

"Time World" article by Krista Mahr, July 31, 2013

"Bloomberg TV" video featuring Jagdish Bhagwati, August 29, 2013

Blog post by Jagdish Bhawati from "The American Interest," April 22, 2013

Blog posts by Jagdish Bhagwati from "Project Syndicate"

Book review of Why Growth Matters from "The Economist," April 20, 2013

 

Why Growth Matters will be available for purchase at the book signing.