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.

Inaugural Conference on India's Economy

April 13, 2015
Keynote Address
April 13, 2015

Arun Kumar, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Global Markets; Director General, U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service

Poverty Eradication and Participation Panel
April 13, 2015

James Foster, Professor of Economics and International Affairs, Elliott School of International Affairs, GW
Vijayendra Rao, Lead Economist, Development Research Group, The World Bank

The Institute for International Economic Policy at the Elliott School of International Affairs, GW, hosted this conversation with top academic researchers, officials from the IMF, World bank, OECD, and the UN, and current and former high level policy makers in the U.S. and Indian governments on April 13, 2015.

7th Annual Conference on U.S.-China Economic Relations and China's Economic Development

November 21, 2014
Panel 1: Economic Issues
November 21, 2014

Introduction by Jay Shambaugh, Director, Institute for International Economic Policy, GW
Steven M. Suranovic, Professor of Economics and International Affairs, GW

Keynote Address
November 21, 2014

Jianhai Lin, secretary, International Monetary Fund
Introduction by Steven M. Suranovic, professor of economics and international affairs, GW


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 co-sponsored by the Sigur Center for Asian Studies, GW-Center for International Business Education and Research and the GW Confucius Institute.

Worldviews of Aspiring Powers: A Resurgence of Nationalism?

November 18, 2014
Panel 2 - Views From Eurasia
November 18, 2014

Farideh Farhi, Affiliate Graduate of Faculty, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Andrew Kuchins, Director and Senior Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Panel 1 - Views from Asia
November 18, 2014

Deepa Ollapally, research professor of international affairs, GW

David Shambaugh, professor of political science and international affairs, GW

This event was sponsored by the Rising Powers Initiative.


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