Web Video Initiative

The Elliott School's Web Video Initiative capitalizes on our robust events program that brings hundreds of scholars, policymakers, diplomats, journalists, and other world leaders to the GW campus each year. Our goal is to share our extraordinary on-campus resources with the broader community to advance understanding of important international issues.

The 8th Annual Conference on China's Economic Development and the U.S.-China Relationship

November 13, 2015
Session 3: China's Financial Market
November 13, 2015

Steven M. Suranovic, Associate Professor of Economics, Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, GW
Jennifer Carpenter, Associate Professor of Finance, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, NYU

Session 4: State of China's Macro-economy
November 13, 2015

Chao Wei, Associate Professor of Economics, Institute for International Economic Policy
Li Gan, Texas A&M University
Hui He, Institute for Capacity Development, IMF

The U.S.-China relationship is now second to none in importance for international economic relations and policy and accordingly is a major focus of IIEP. The centerpiece of this initiative is our annual Conference on China's Economic Development and U.S.-China Economic and Political Relations, which has become one of the premier events of its type.

 

This event was sponsored by the Institute for International Economic Policy and co-sponsored by the Sigur Center for Asian Studies, GW Ciber, and the Confucius Institute.

IMF Africa Regional Economic Outlook

November 09, 2015
Speaker: Celine Allard
November 09, 2015

Celine Allard, Lead Author of the Africa Regional Economic Outlook, the International Monetary Fund

Speaker: Fred Joutz
November 09, 2015

Fred Joutz, Professor of Economics, The George Washington University

Introduction by Stephen Smith, Director, Institute for International Economic Policy, Elliott School of International Affairs, GW

Speaker: Augustin Fosu
November 09, 2015

Augustin Fosu, Professor, Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research, University of Ghana

Panel: Dealing with the Gathering Clouds
November 09, 2015

Celine Allard, Lead Author of the Africa Regional Economic Outlook, the International Monetary Fund

Fred Joutz, Professor of Economics, The George Washington University

Speaker: Fariha Kamal
November 09, 2015

Fariha Kamal, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Bureau of the Census

Speaker: James Foster
November 09, 2015

James Foster, Professor of Economics and International Affairs, Elliott School of International Affairs, GW

Speaker: Dalia Hakura
November 09, 2015

Dalia Hakura, Deputy Division Chief, International Monetary Fund

Speaker: Louise Fox
November 09, 2015

Louise Fox, Visiting Professor, UC Berkeley; Former Lead Economist, The World Bank

The African Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) publishes the Regional Economic Outlook (REO): Sub-Saharan Africa report twice a year. The Africa REO reviews economic developments and trends in the region. This event features presentations of the three REO chapters and a discussion by external experts and IIEP faculty of the topical areas covered in the reports.

2015 International Forum for Women's Food Leadership

October 27, 2015
Panel 2: Starting an Agribusiness
February 05, 2016

Panelists:

Laurie Benson, Founder & President, 1% for Women, Buena Vista, CO

Dinnah Kapiza, Founder & Owner, Tisaiwele Trading, Mponela, Malawi

Panel 7: Partnering Effectively
February 05, 2016

Panelists:
Pam Fessenden, Director, Office of Market and Partnership Innovations, Bureau for Food Security, USAID, Washington, DC

Panel 8: Measuring Impact
February 05, 2016

Panelists:
Lisa Block, Program Officer, Sub-Saharan Africa, Global Fund for Women, New York, NY
Susana Chaves Villalobos, Founder & Entrepreneur, IBSsolucionesverdes, San Jose, Costa Rica

Catherine Gill Endnote Address
February 05, 2016

Catherine Gill, Senior Vice President of Investor Relations and Operations, Root Capital, Cambridge, MA

This two-day public event brought together women entrepreneurs, CEOs, scientists, and industry leaders from Latin America and Africa, food policy professionals, and academics to discuss what works in promoting women's agricultural entrepreneurship. Panelists addressed successful strategies for starting, growing, and managing agribusiness in the Global Sotuh. Keynote speakers offered perspectives based on grounded experience and pointed the way forward. 

US-Africa Strategic Partnerships
October 22, 2015

Ambassador Reuben E. Brigety II, Dean, Elliott School of International Affairs, GW
Robert P. Jackson, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs

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