Mauro Vieira, Ambassador of Brazil to the United States, discusses U.S.-Brazil relations in a climate of economic uncertainty.
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Opening Remarks - 9:00 AM:
Session 1: Causes: Long and Short Term Forces Underlying Food Price Spikes and Trends
Panel 1 - Causes: Long and Short Term Forces Underlying Food Price Spikes and Trends
Session 2: Impacts: Poverty, Nutrition and Welfare Impacts of Food Price Increases
Session 3: Responses: Policy and Program Responses to Food Price Spikes
Luncheon Keynote: Alain de Janvry, UC Berkeley
Lunch Keynote Address:
Alain de Janvry, Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Berkeley; 1:15 - 2:00 PM
The forum features current research and policy analysis on the causes, impacts, and responses to recent increases in food prices. The forum includes a combination of presentation of research results, demonstration of policy tools, and discussion of policy implications, priority actions, and future research needs. The forum focues on global trends as well as regions of interest, notably Africa.Sponsored by the Institute for International Economic Policy
Session 1: Economic Transformation in China
Session 1 — 9:15 - 10:30 AM: Economic transformation in China
Session 2: Climate Change, Multilateral Trade, and International Financial Rules
Session 2 — 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM: Climate Change, Multilateral Trade, and International Financial Rules
Session 3: U.S. and Chinese Policies towards Intellectual Property Rights
Session 3 — 1:15-2:30 PM: U.S. and Chinese Policies toward Intellectual Property Rights
Session 4: Macro topics: exchange rates, economic growth, and imbalances
Session 4 — 2:45 - 4:00 PM: Macro topics: exchange rates, economic growth, and imbalances
The fourth annual G2 @ GW Conference on China's Economic Development and U.S.-China Economic Relations focuses on the theme "China, the U.S. and Global Economic Governance."Sponsored by the Institute for International Economic Policy
In a speech entitled "Beyond Aid", World Bank President Robert B.