Event Calendar

Fall semester 2015

These listings are updated frequently. For additional listings, please explore individual M-RCBG program websites.

Click here for information about this semester's study groups.

 

Thursday, September 3

M-RCBG's Fall Open House

Please join us to learn more about M-RCBG's faculty and programs, as well as meet other students interested in business and government.

Lunch will be served.

Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building)
12-1

Wednesday, September 9

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

How Much Carbon Pricing is in Countries' Own Interests? The Critical Role of Co-Benefits

Ian Parry
International Monetary Fund

Room L-382 (3rd Floor Littauer Building)
4:15-5:30

Thursday, September 10

Business & Government Seminar

Growing Economies: Agricultural Innovation and Economic Transformation in Africa

Calestous Juma
Professor of the Practice of International Development and Director of Science, Technology, and Globalization Project

Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building)
11:45-1

Wednesday, September 16

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

Why is the Estimated Value of Clean Air so Low?

Daniel Sullivan
Harvard University

Room L-382 (3rd Floor Littauer Building)
4:15-5:30

Thursday, September 17

Regulatory Policy Program Seminar

Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals Reporting: Evaluation of Data and Recommendations for Policymakers

Kate Konschnik
Lecturer on Law and founding Director of Harvard Law School's Environmental Policy Initiative

Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building)
11:45-1

Friday, September 18

Seminar

Corporate Sustainability and Human Rights: Policy Challenges

Dante Pesce
CEO at VINCULAR Center for Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development

Weil Town Hall (1st Floor Belfer)
12-1

Thursday, September 24

Regulatory Policy Program Seminar

Crafting an Evidence-Based Regulatory Management System: Lessons from Poland

Maciej Drozd
Director for Regulatory Planning and Impact Assessment, Polish Prime Minister's Office
M-RCBG Fellow

Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building)
11:45-1

Thursday, September 24

Seminar

How to Fix the Euro

Charles Wyplosz
Professor, International Economics
The Graduate Institute of Geneva

Fainsod Room (3rd Floor Littauer)
3-4pm

Wednesday, September 30

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

Energy Tax Incidence under Imperfect Competition: An Application to Automotive Fuel

Samuel Stolper
Harvard University

Room L-382 (3rd Floor Littauer Building)
4:15-5:30

Thursday, October 1

Regulatory Policy Program Seminar

Institutional Mechanisms for Investigating the Regulatory Implications of a Major Crisis: The Commission of Inquiry and the Safety Board

Lori Snyder Bennear
Associate Professor of Environmental Economics and Policy, Duke University

Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building)
11:45-1

Thursday, October 1

Fall Student Reception

With remarks by:

Lawrence Summers, Director, M-RCBG
John Haigh, Co-Director, M-RCBG

Network with faculty, fellows and students interested in business and government.

Fainsod Room (3rd Floor Littauer)
3-4

Monday, October 5

CSRI Dinner

Jon Coleman
Ford Motor Company

Participation is limited to enrolled students who send a short (one paragraph) statement of interest to Justin_miletti@hks16.harvard.edu.

Fainsod Room (3rd Floor Littauer)
6-8pm

Wednesday, October 7

Talk

Public Service Versus Conscience: An M.P.P Turns "Vindicated Whistleblower"

Adam Finkel
Senior Fellow and Executive Director, Penn Program on Regulation

Faculty Dining Room
6:30-8pm

Thursday, October 8

Regulatory Policy Program Seminar

The Cost of Nothing Trumps the Value of Everything: The Failure of Regulatory Economics to Keep Pace with Improvements in Quantitative Risk Analysis

Adam Finkel
Senior Fellow and Executive Director, Penn Program on Regulation

Fainsod Room (3rd Floor Littauer)
11:45-1

Wednesday, October 21

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

Measuring the Welfare Effects of Energy Efficiency Programs

Michael Greenstone
University of Chicago

Room L-382 (3rd Floor Littauer Building)
4:15-5:30

Thursday, October 22

Business & Government Seminar

Title TBA

Peter Wallison
American Enterprise Institute

Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building)
11:45-1

Thursday, October 22

Annual Robert Glauber Lecture

The Importance of Being Dispensable: Downsizing our Global Ambition

Barney Frank
U.S. House of Representatives, Massachusetts (1981-2013)

JFK Jr. Forum
6pm

Thursday, October 29

Business & Government Seminar

Reinforcing the State: Transnational and State Labor Regulation in Indonesia

Matthew Amengual
Assistant Professor in Work and Organizational Studies, MIT

Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building)
11:45-1

Wednesday, November 4

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

Climate Tipping Points and Solar Geoengineering

Juan Moreno-Cruz
Georgia Institute of Technology

Room L-382 (3rd Floor Littauer Building)
4:15-5:30

Thursday, November 12

Regulatory Policy Program Seminar

An Excess of Access? Success and Failure in Regulating Australia's Natural Monopolies

Henry Ergas
Professor of Infrastructure Economics
University of Wollongong

Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building)
11:45-1

Wednesday, November 18

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

Lessons for Climate Negotiations from Lab Experiments: What Doesn't Work and What Does Work

Scott Barrett
Columbia University

Room L-382 (3rd Floor Littauer Building)
4:15-5:30

Thursday, December 3

Business & Government Seminar

TBA

Julian Harris
M-RCBG Health Policy Fellow

Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building)
11:45-1

 

PAST EVENTS

Spring semester 2015

Monday, January 26

ETIP/Consortium Energy Policy Seminar

Power Over Pollution: State Compliance Strategies for EPA's Clean Power Plan

Ari Peskoe
Energy Fellow, Harvard Law School Environmental Policy Initiative

Room L-382 (3rd Floor Littauer Building)
4:10-5:30

Wednesday, January 28

Business & Government Seminar

Public-Private Partnerships: A case study on the development of the computer industry (background)

John Cullinane
Cullinet founder and former M-RCBG senior fellow

Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building)
12-1

Wednesday, January 28

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

Belt and Suspenders and More: The Incremental Impact of Energy Efficiency Subsidies in the Presence of Existing Policy Instruments

Joseph Aldy
Harvard University

Room L-382 (3rd Floor Littauer Building)
4:10-5:30

Monday, February 2

ETIP/Consortium Energy Policy Seminar

Belt and Suspenders and More: The Incremental Impact of Energy Efficiency Subsidies in the Presence of Existing Policy Instruments

Joseph Aldy
Harvard University

Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building)
12-1:30

Tuesday, February 3

M-RCBG Spring Student Reception

Lawrence Summers
Director, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government

John Haigh
Co-Director, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government

Nye A (5th Floor Taubman Building)
3-4

Wednesday, February 4

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

Strategic Policy Choice in State-Level Regulation: The EPA's Clean Power Plan

Christopher Knittel
MIT

Room L-382 (3rd Floor Littauer Building)
4:10-5:30

Thursday, February 5

Business & Government Seminar

Confronting City and State Fiscal Crises

Richard Ravitch
Former chair of the New York Urban Development Corporation
Former lieutenant governor of the State of New York 

Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building)
11:45-1 

Friday, February 6

PIC Event

Davos Debrief

Malkin Penthouse (4th Floor Littauer Building)
12:30-1:30 

Monday, February 9

ETIP/Consortium Energy Policy Seminar

Public Policy and the U.S. Solar Industry

Frank O'Sullivan
Director of Research and Analysis, MIT Energy Initiative

Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building)
12-1:30

Monday, February 9

STS Circle at Harvard

No 'Mean' Solution: The Reformulation of Statistical Science in The Early People's Republic of China

Arunabh Ghosh
Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University

K262 (Bowie-Vernon Room), Knafel Building, CGIS, 1713 Cambridge Street
12:15-2

Tuesday, February 10

M-RCBG & B&G PIC Event

UnConference

Students share their ideas, topics, issues, and innovations.

L280
6-8:30

Wednesday, February 11

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

Valuing Mortality Risk in Kuwait: Stated-Preference with a New Consistency Test

James Hammitt
Harvard University

Room L-382 (3rd Floor Littauer Building)
4:10-5:30

Thursday, February 12

Business & Government Seminar

Global Pensions Underfunding

Public pension systems around the world are struggling to meet their commitments to their members. Aging populations have put a severe strain on programs designed for different demographic times and, consequently, these systems often find themselves buckling under the pressure. Exacerbating the problem are rising government debt ratios in the wake of the global financial crisis, as well as poor investment returns which have negatively impacted funding.

Thomas Healey
Founder and managing partner, Healey Development
Former M-RCBG senior fellow

Catherine Reilly
HKS MPA student
Former Chief Economist of OP Asset Management

Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building)
11:45-1 

Wednesday, February 18

Study Group

Study group on rebuilding the American Dream with M-RCBG Senior Fellow Lewis Kaden

Guest: Karen Gordon Mills

Carr Conference Room
4:15-5:30

Thursday, February 19

Business & Government Seminar 

Emotion and Financial Impatience: A Behavioral-Economics and Affective Science Approach

Jennifer Lerner
Harvard Kennedy School

Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building)
11:45-1

Monday, February 23

Study Group

Beyond Obamacare: New Lessons from Massachusetts in the Federalist Tradition with M-RCBG Senior Fellow Barbara Anthony

Guest: David Seltz, Executive director of the MA Health Policy Commission

L-130 (Bolton)
11:45-1

Monday, February 23

ETIP/Consortium Energy Policy Seminar

**CANCELLED**

EPA's Clean Power Plan: What Should States Be Sure Not To Do?

Paul Sotkiewicz
Chief Economist, Markets, PJM Interconnection

Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building)
12-1:30

Monday, February 23

STS Circle at Harvard

The Ascent of Science Fictional Futurity in Anglo-American Legal Thought

Michael Bennett
Northeastern Law School

K262 (Bowie-Vernon Room), Knafel Building, CGIS, 1713 Cambridge Street
12:15-2

Monday, February 23

Meeting

The State and Fate of Community Banking Under Dodd-Frank

M-RCBG Senior Fellow Marshall Lux
HKS student Robby Greene 

Fainsod Room (3rd Floor Littauer Building)
4:30-6

Wednesday, February 25

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

Environment and Human Capital: The Effects of Early-Life Exposure to Pollutants in the Philippines

Evan Peet
Harvard School of Public Health

Room L-382 (3rd Floor Littauer Building)
4:10-5:30

Thursday, February 26

Regulatory Policy Program Seminar

The BRICS Group in Global Regulation: Leadership, Influence and Prospects

Mihaela Papa
The Fletcher School, Tufts University

Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building)
11:45-1

Thursday, February 26

Study Group

Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Africa with M-RCBG Senior Fellow Ndidi Nwuneli

Guest: Dr. Kelechi Ohiri, Special Adviser to the Coordinating Minister of the Economy and Minister of Finance of Nigeria 

R-415 (Perkins Room)
4:15-5:30

Thursday, February 26

Forum Event

Tunisia: A Start-Up Democracy

H.E. Mehdi Jomaa
Former Prime Minister of Tunisia

JFK Jr. Forum
6pm

Friday, February 27

Business & Government Seminar

Creating Economic Growth: Lessons for Europe

Marco Magnani
Former M-RCBG senior fellow

Philippe Aghion
Harvard University

Richard Cooper
Harvard University

Hans-Helmut Kotz
Center for European Studies, Harvard University and former Member of Executive Board, Deutsche Bundesbank

R-G-20 Neustadt classroom (Rubenstein Building)
12-1:30

Friday, February 27

Study Group

Change Landscape of International Trade with M-RCBG Senior Fellow Eoin Gahan

Guest: David O'Sullivan, EU Ambassador to the US, speaking on "Trade and Trade Policy: The EU Experience"

To participate, please send an email to gahanstudygroup@gmail.com and include your name, degree program, and year. 

2-3:15

Monday, March 2

ETIP/Consortium Energy Policy Seminar

Public Policy and the US Solar Industry

Frank O'Sullivan
Director of Research and Analysis, MIT Energy Initiative

Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building)
12-1:30

Monday, March 2

STS Circle at Harvard

Experts in Cruelty: Interrogation in Abu Ghraib and After

Steve Caton
Harvard University

K262 (Bowie-Vernon Room), Knafel Building, CGIS, 1713 Cambridge Street
12:15-2

Monday, March 2

Student event

Networking with M-RCBG senior fellows (Co-sponsored by B&G PIC)

Fainsod Room (3rd Floor Littauer)
5-6:15

Wednesday, March 4

Study Group

Value Creation in Business and Government: Do old strategy models still apply?

Paul Verdin
M-RCBG senior fellow

Carr Conference Room, R-219
4:10-5:30

Monday, March 9

ETIP/Consortium Energy Policy Seminar

EPA's Clean Power Plan: What Should States Be Sure Not To Do?

Paul Sotkiewicz
Chief Economist, Markets, PJM Interconnection

Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building)
12-1:30

Monday, March 9

STS Circle at Harvard

'Science and World Order': Uses of Science in Plans for International Government, 1899-1950

Geert Somsen
Maastricht University

K262 (Bowie-Vernon Room), Knafel Building, CGIS, 1713 Cambridge Street
12:15-2

Wednesday, March 11

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

Does Better Information Lead to Better Choices? Evidence from Energy Efficiency Labels

Gilbert Metcalf
Tufts University

Room L-382 (3rd Floor Littauer Building)
4:10-5:30 

Thursday, March 19-Friday, March 20

2015 Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis Conference & Meeting

Advancing the Policy Frontier

The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis (SBCA) is an international group of practitioners, academics and others who are working to improve the theory and application of the tools of benefit-cost analysis. Click here for additional information on their annual conference. 

GWU Marvin Center, Washington, DC

Monday, March 23

STS Circle at Harvard

Mobilizing Mutations: New Kinds of People at the Intersection of Genetics and Patient Advocacy

Dan Navon
The Institute for Quantitative Social Science, Harvard

K262 (Bowie-Vernon Room), Knafel Building, CGIS, 1713 Cambridge Street
12:15-2

Wednesday, March 25

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

Voting on Prices vs. Voting on Quantities in a World Climate Assembly

Martin Weitzman
Harvard University

Room L-382 (3rd Floor Littauer Building)
4:10-5:30

Wednesday, March 25

Study Group

Rebuilding the American Dream with M-RCBG Senior Fellow Lewis Kaden

Skill Training and Development by Business, Government and Academic Institutions

Guest: Elizabeth Shuler, Secretary-Treasurer and CFO, AFL-CIO

RSVP to kadenstudygroup@gmail.com

Carr Conference Room
4:15-5:30

Wednesday, March 25

**Rescheduled to Fall 2015. Date TBA **

Regulatory Policy Program Seminar

An Excess of Access? Success and Failure in Regulating Australia's Natural Monopolies

Henry Ergas
Professor of Infrastructure Economics
University of Wollongong

Carr Conference Room
11:45-1

Thursday, March 26

Business & Government Seminar

Drowning in Benefit Costs: New Jersey Case Study
Audio recording of presentation available on iTunes or SoundCloud
Slides used with presentation 

How big is the hole caused by New Jersey’s overly generous pension and health benefit plans?  Are there solutions? After a six-month review of the issues and release of the report of their solutions, Tom Healey, Chairman of the New Jersey Pension and Health Benefit Study Commission, along with Ken Wilbur and potentially George Kendall, Partners of Drinker Biddle, will discuss the recommendations made to the State of New Jersey. 

Thomas Healey
Founder and managing partner, Healey Development
Former M-RCBG senior fellow

Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building)
11:45-1

Friday, March 27

Business & Government Seminar

A New Perspective on the Patent System

F.M. Scherer
Professor of Public Public Policy and Corporate Management in the Aetna Chair
Harvard Kennedy School

Fainsod Room (3rd Floor Littauer Building)
11:45-1

Monday, March 30

ETIP/Consortium Energy Policy Seminar

Managing Arctic Resources

William Moomaw
Professor of International Environmental Policy
Fletcher School, Tufts University 

Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building)
12-1:30

Monday, March 30

STS Circle at Harvard

A New Literacy for the Information Age: Children, Computers, and Citizenship

Margo Boenig-Liptsin
Harvard University

K262 (Bowie-Vernon Room), Knafel Building, CGIS, 1713 Cambridge Street
12:15-2

Tuesday, March 31

Study Group

Beyond Obamacare: New Lessons from Massachusetts with M-RCBG Senior Fellow Barbara Anthony

Reflections on and Future Plans for Beyond Obamacare

Guest: The Honorable Martha Coakley, Massachusetts Attorney General (2007-2015) and IOP Fellow

RSVP to anthonystudygroup@gmail.com

Malkin Penthouse (4th Floor Littauer Building)
11:45-1

Wednesday, April 1

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

Renewable Fuel Standards

James Stock
Harvard University

Room L-382 (3rd Floor Littauer Building)
4:10-5:30

Wednesday, April 1

Study Group

Rebuilding the American Dream with M-RCBG Senior Fellow Lewis Kaden

Innovative Leadership Needed for the Economy of the Future

Guest: Nancy Koehn, James E. Robison Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

RSVP to kadenstudygroup@gmail.com

Carr Conference Room
4:15-5:30

Thursday, April 2

Regulatory Policy Program Seminar

Online Small Business Loans: Should They Be Regulated?

Karen Mills
M-RCBG senior fellow
Former Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building)
11:45-1

Friday, April 3

Business & Government Seminar

Public-Private Partnerships in the Northern Ireland Peace Process

John Cullinane
Cullinet founder and former M-RCBG senior fellow

Frank Costello
Visiting Research Professor, Queen's University, Belfast

Weil Town Hall (1st Floor Belfer Building)
12-1

Monday, April 6

ETIP/Consortium Energy Policy Seminar

Sino-Russian Cooperation in Natural Gas

Morena Skalamera
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Geopolitics of Energy Project

Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building)
12-1:30

Monday, April 6

STS Circle at Harvard

Emerging Legal and Forensic BioConstitutional Order(s) in Post-Conflict Cyprus

Anna M. Agathangelou
York University

K262 (Bowie-Vernon Room), Knafel Building, CGIS, 1713 Cambridge Street
12:15-2

Wednesday, April 8

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

Automatically Green

Cass Sunstein
Harvard University

Room L-382 (3rd Floor Littauer Building)
4:10-5:30

Wednesday, April 8

Albert H. Gordon Lecture

What Happens When China Becomes Number One? 

Dean Kishore Mahbubani
Professor in the Practice of Public Policy, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore 

Moderated by Dean David T. Ellwood, Scott M. Black Professor of Political Economy, HKS

For the first time in more than 200 years, a non-Western power, China, will have the largest economy in the world, changing the world order. What are the priorities of Chinese leaders? What impact have American policies had on China? Will China behave as America does when China becomes number one?
Join us for a reception in the Littauer café immediately after the lecture.

John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
6pm

Thursday, April 9

Regulatory Policy Program Seminar

Lessons From the Financial Crisis

Lewis B. Kaden
M-RCBG senior fellow
Former Vice Chairman, Citigroup

Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building)
11:45-1

Monday, April 13

ETIP/Consortium Energy Policy Seminar

New York's "Reforming the Energy Vision" Initiative

Audrey Zibelman
Chair, New York State Public Service Commission

Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building)
12-1:30

Monday, April 13

STS Circle at Harvard

Infant Science and Health Adventuring: Global Intervention around Infant Mortality

Emily Harrison
Harvard University

K262 (Bowie-Vernon Room), Knafel Building, CGIS, 1713 Cambridge Street
12:15-2

Tuesday, April 14

HEEP Talk

The Integration of the International Energy Market in the European Union: Recent Developments and Future Challenges

Alberto Pototschnig
Founding Director, European Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators

This event is co-sponsored by the Harvard Energy Policy Group.

Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building)
12-1:15

Tuesday, April 14

Meeting

Venture Capital and Public Policy: Lessons from the Healthcare Sector

Howard Wolk
M-RCBG Senior Fellow

Guest: Michael Greeley, Foundation Medical Partners and national board member of the Venture Capital Association

T-401
4:15-5:30

Wednesday, April 15

Meeting

TARP: How the Most Unpopular Bill in History Became Law

James Segel
M-RCBG Senior Fellow

Guest: Larry Lavender, former Chief of Staff, Financial Services Committee

Carr Conference Room
11:45-1

Friday, April 17

**CANCELLED**

Study Group

The Public Role of Private Enterprise with M-RCBG Senior Fellow Binta Brown

Guest: Kat Cole, CEO, Cinnabon

RSVP to bintabrownstudygroup@gmail.com

Weil Town Hall
11:45-1

Monday, April 20

ETIP/Consortium Energy Policy Seminar

How Much Energy do Building Energy Codes Really Save?

Arik Levinson
Georgetown University

Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building)
12-1:30

Monday, April 20

STS Circle at Harvard

The Politics of Openness: Technology, Corruption and Participation in Indian Public Employment

Rajesh Veeraraghavan
Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University

K262 (Bowie-Vernon Room), Knafel Building, CGIS, 1713 Cambridge Street
12:15-2

Tuesday, April 21

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations
Weatherhead Center for International Affairs Event

Implementing Structural Reforms in Abenomics: How to Reduce the Cost of Doing Business in Japan

Takeo Hoshi
Henry H. and Tomoye Takahashi Senior Fellow in Japanese Studies, Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, and Professor of Finance, Stanford Graduate School of Business
Moderator: Dale Jorgenson, Samuel W. Morris University Professor of Economics, Harvard University

This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Economics and the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government.

Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street
12:30-2pm

Wednesday, April 22

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

Adopting a Cleaner Technology: The Effect of Driving Restrictions on Fleet Turnover

Juan-Pablo Montero
Catholic University of Chile

Room L-382 (3rd Floor Littauer Building)
4:10-5:30

 

Monday, April 27

ETIP/Consortium Energy Policy Seminar

Low-carbon Technology Innovation in China

Christian Binz
Giorgio Ruffolo Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Sustainability Science Program and Energy Technology Innovation Policy research group, HKS

Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building)
12-1:30

Monday, April 27

STS Circle at Harvard

Cities, Technologies and Political Imaginaries

Antoine Picon
Harvard Graduate School of Design

K262 (Bowie-Vernon Room), Knafel Building, CGIS, 1713 Cambridge Street
12:15-2

Wednesday, April 29

Event

Google Ventures: What's next for technology and public policy?

M-RCBG Senior Fellow Howard Wolk and Rich Miner, co-founder of Android and general partner, Google Ventures

Carr Conference Room, R-219
4:15-5:30

Thursday, April 30

Business & Government Seminar

Reinventing African Development: Emerging Policy Perspectives

Calestous Juma
Professor of the Practice of International Development, HKS

Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building)
11:45-1

Friday, May 1

Conference

Examining Lessons from Japan's Lost Decade: Economics, Security and Society

Co-hosted by: Rebuild Japan Foundation Initiative (RJIF); Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies; and the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government

Send an email for additional information.

Sheraton Commander Hotel (George Washington Room)
9am-5pm

Thursday, May 7

Talk

Ukraine: Who Pays for the Broken Economic Model and How to Fix It

Andrei Kirilenko
MIT Sloan School of Management

This event is being co-sponsored by Ukrainian Research Institute (HURI), Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard and M-RCBG.
CGIS South Building, 1703 Cambridge Street, Room S010 (Tsai Auditorium)
4:30-6:30

Davos Debrief

Former President of Mexico Felipe Calderon, who is also serving as Angelopoulos Global Public Leaders Fellow at the Kennedy School, speaks at M-RCBG's annual Davos Debrief, organized by the Business & Government PIC.

HKS Professor Joseph Nye and MIT Professor Bengt Holmstrom at a recent study group.

HKS Professor Joseph Nye and MIT Professor Bengt Holmstrom at a recent study group.