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. To have an event recorded, please submit a request here.

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

November 21, 2014

 

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.

Oil Security and the U.S. Military Commitment to the Persian Gulf

November 18, 2013

The U.S. strategic objective of protecting Persian Gulf oil has generated little controversy since the Gulf became a focus of U.S. military deployments over three decades ago. This may seem unsurprising given the widely-appreciated importance of oil to the global economy. Nevertheless, quite dramatic changes have occurred in the regional balance of power, the nature of security threats, and the global oil market since the U.S. made its commitment-raising the possibility that the U.S. role should be revisited. This conference examines two critical questions for U.S.

Knowns and Unknowns about the Internet - Day 2

November 15, 2013

Policymakers and netizens alike make broad claims about the effects of the internet upon economic growth, business, democracy, governance, and human rights. In recent years, economists have made significant progress in estimating the impact of the internet on areas such as economic growth, trade, fiscal policy, and education. With this conference, we hope to encourage greater understanding of metrics to assess our new digital age.

Knowns and Unknowns about the Internet - Day 1

November 14, 2013

Policymakers and netizens alike make broad claims about the effects of the internet upon economic growth, business, democracy, governance, and human rights. In recent years, economists have made significant progress in estimating the impact of the internet on areas such as economic growth, trade, fiscal policy, and education. With this conference, we hope to encourage greater understanding of metrics to assess our new digital age.

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