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Esko Aho: Rethinking Government: Not Bigger or Smaller but Smarter (Spring 2013); Reframing Government for the 21stCentury (Fall 2013 and Spring 2014)

Barbara Anthony: Beyond Obamacare:  New Lessons from Massachusetts in a Federalist Tradition (Spring 2015)

Rabah Arezki: Rethinking the Oil Market in the Aftermath of the Price Slump (Spring 2018); A New Economy for the Middle East and North Africa (October 10, 2018); Rethinking the Macroeconomics of Resource Rich Countries (October 11, 2018); Global Reform Cycles (October 12, 2018)

Ole Gunnar Austvik: Europe and the Geopolitics of Energy (Fall 2015); Europe and the Geopolitics of Energy (Spring 2016)

Todd Baker: Escaping the High Cost Lending Trap—Exploring FinTech Alternatives to Borrowing for Low-Income Working Americans (Spring 2017); Lending--the Answer or the Problem for Low-Income Americans? (Fall 2016);  Can Venture Capital and FinTech Improve the Lives of Low-Income Working Americans? (Fall 2017 and Spring 2018)

Ed Balls: Making Progressive Economic Policy in the 21st Century (Fall 2015); Making Progressive Economic Policy in the 21st Century (Spring 2017)

Richard Balzer: Exploring Leadership and Personal Impact (Fall 2013); Coaching: A Platform for Excellence (Spring 2014)

Jo Ann Barefoot: Regulation Innovation: Protecting Consumers Through Technology & Trust (Fall 2015); Regulation Innovation: Protecting Consumers Through Technology & Trust (Spring 2016); Regulation Innovation: Protecting Consumers Through Technology & Trust (Fall 2016); Regulation Innovation: Protecting Consumers Through Technology & Trust (Spring 2017)

Binta Niambi BrownPrivate Solutions to Public Problems: The Changing Nature of Capitalism and the Role of Business in Creating Social Value (Spring 2015)

Camilla Cavendish: The Eleventh Hour: Will Brexit Be Reversed? (Spring 2018);  The Challenges of an Ageing Society (Spring 2018); Living Better For Longer (Fall 2018 and Spring 2019)

Tim Christian: The Global Interface of Medicine, Business and Government (Fall 2011); The Global Interface of Medicine, Business, and Government (Spring 2013)

John DeVillars: Get Out in Front of the Mob and Call it a Parade: What Electric Utility Executives and Those Who Regulate Them Can Do To Accelerate Adoption of Clean Energy (Fall 2016); Get Out in Front of the Mob and Call it a Parade: What Electric Utility Executives and Those Who Regulate Them Can Do To Accelerate Adoption of Clean Energy (Spring 2017)

Mark Fagan and John Foote: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (and Bikes): Current Issues in Transportation Policy (Fall 2012)

Ray Fisher: Policy Responses to the Global Financial Crisis (Spring 2016)

Justin Fox: Thinking about the Future (Spring 2014)

Eoin Gahan: The Changing Landscape of Trade Agreements (Spring 2014 and Spring 2015)

Phillip C. Gildan: Anatomy of a Public-Private Partnership (P3) (Fall 2017 and Spring 2018)

Elizabeth Golberg: Better Regulation in the European Union: Boon or Boondoggle? (Fall 2017 and Spring 2018); Regulatory Cooperation – A Reality Check (Fall 2018 and Spring 2019)

Deborah Gordon: Attention Shoppers: Unleashing Consumer Power to Improve U.S. Health Care (Fall 2017); The Changing Role of Consumers in Health Care Purchasing: Medical Perspectives (October 15, 2018); Health Reform: Where We Need to Go and How Women Can Get Us There (November 9, 2018); Making Health Care Costs Predictable: Tackling price transparency  (March 26, 2019); Health-Wealth: Is Healthcare Bankrupting America? (May 1, 2019)

Megan Greene:
The Eurozone's Japanification: between recession, unfinished business and a changing of the guard; with guest, Carsten Brzeski (November 4, 2019); Help, my country is in trouble! Structural reforms, bailouts and sovereign debt crises; with guest George Papaconstantinou (November 13, 2019): Women in Finance (November 21, 2019): Fixing the Eurozone—Why Europe is Unstable and the Rest of the World Should Care; with guest Fabio Balboni (February 19, 2020); Inequality: How do we measure it, what is happening and why do we care? (March 5, 2020)

Regina Herzlinger and Rifat AtunFixing Obamacare (Fall 2014)

Steve Johnson: Speech and the Internet (April 11, 2019); Protecting Speech on the Internet: Regulating Communication in the Digital Age (April 30, 2019)

Lewis B. Kaden:  Rebuilding the American Dream: The Markle Task Force on Jobs, Opportunity, and Economic Security (Spring 2015); America's Moment: Creating Opportunity in the Connected Age (Fall 2015)

Farrukh Khan: Sustainable Development Financing and Investment Options and Tools to Implement National Climate Actions Plans (Spring 2017)

Mark Kramer: Creating Shared Value: Concept and Applications ( Fall 2011)

Jean-Pierre Landau: Is there a risk of a new global financial crisis? (November 28, 2018); Cryptocurrencies--after the bubble (November 29, 2018); The Euro at 20; with guest speaker Adrien Abecassis (January 31, 2019); Central Banks and the Global Financial Safety Net (February 5, 2019); What is at Stake in the Next European Parliament Elections? With guest speaker Adrien Abecassis (February 6, 2019); The Digitalization of Money (September 16, 2019); What future for the International Monetary System? (September 18, 2019); Should Central Banks Take Some Responsibility in Fighting Climate Change?  (December 5, 2019)

Philippe Le Corre: China’s Eurasian geoeconomic plan: how much does it extend the country’s political influence? (Fall 2017); Is China perceived as a leader? Case studies from Europe (October 18, 2018)

Dennis Lockhart: Renewing America’s infrastructure: a comprehensive examination of policy options and implications (Fall 2017)

Nick Lovegrove: The Call for Tri-Sector Leadership (Spring 2013)

Marshall Lux: The Unintended Consequences of Dodd-Frank: How Laws Get Arbitraged (Spring 2015)

Larry MakovichReframing climate policy approaches in the electric power sector (Fall 2015); Reframing Climate Policy Approaches in the Electric Power Sector (Fall 2016); Reframing Climate Policy Approaches in the Electric Power Sector (Spring 2017)

Vikram Mansharamani: Blowing Bubbles: How Investors, Regulators, and the Press Reinforce Exuberance (Spring 2014)

Stanley MarcussUrban Revitalization (Fall 2015); Urban Revitalization (Spring 2016)

Tim Massad: Dostoevsky v. Dimon: Crime and Punishment in the Financial Crisis (Spring 2018); Regulation of Bitcoin and Other Cryptoassets: What should we do? (October 11, 2018); A Crash Course on the Crash--The Key Things You Need to Know About the 2008 Global Financial Crisis (October 30, 2018); The Future of Money?  Facebook's Libra and Central Bank Digital Currencies (November 19, 2019)

Ioana PetrescuEating the Seed Corn: What Romanian private pensions can teach us about populism and lack of transparency (September 27, 2019); The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: What Do We Know So Far? with guest speaker Aparna Mathur (January 30)

Ndidi Nwuneli: Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Africa (Spring 2015)

Euvin Naidoo: Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Africa (Fall 2017 and Spring 2018)

Scott Ratzan: Developing Multisectoral Action for Health and Social Impact – answering the call to action for the UN Sustainable Development Goals (Fall 2018 and Spring 2019)

Demian Reidel: Leaving Populism Behind: Lessons from Argentina 2015-19, with guest speaker Luciano Laspina, House of Representatives, Argentina (April 26, 2019)

Lisa A. Robinson: Benefit-Cost Analysis in the Real World: Assessing Environmental, Health, and Safety Regulations (Spring 2013); Benefit-Cost Analysis in the Real World: Tales from the Trenches (Spring 2014)

Peter Sands: Topics in International Financial Regulation and Policy (Fall 2015); Topics in International Financial Regulation and Policy (Spring 2016): Topics in International Financial Regulation and Policy (Fall 2016): The Neglected Dimension of Global Security: Financing Pandemic Preparedness and Response (Fall 2016); Topics in International Financial Regulation and Policy (Spring 2017)

Alexandra Schweitzer
Perspectives on Social Determinants of Health, Session 1: SDOH and Primary Care (September 25, 2019);  Session 2:  Successful Housing and Health Integration:  The Right Care, Right Place, Right Time (R3) Model (February 5, 2020); Alleviating the Social Drivers of Health During the COVID-19 Crisis:  Lessons from Leading SDOH Partnerships (Webinar,  June 17, 2020)

James Segel: Saving the Financial System and Regulatory Reform (Spring 2014)

Paul Sheard: Quantitative Easing - Explaining It and Dispelling the Myths (Fall 2018); Credit Rating Agencies: What They Do and How They Do It (January 30, 2019); Revisiting the Standard Macroeconomic Policy Framework: Should Monetary and Fiscal Policy Be More Closely Coordinated? (February 28, 2019); Brexit and the Future of the EU: An Analytical Perspective (April 4, 2019); The “Trump” vs “Obama” Economy: What the Data Tell Us (May 2, 2019); MMT (Modern Monetary Theory) – What Is It and Can It Help? (September 24, 2019); Bank of Japan: Pioneer of “Unconventional Monetary Policy” – and Still Trailblazing (October 30, 2019); The Fed and the 2008 Financial Crisis: What the FOMC Transcripts Reveal (November 8, 2019): Making Sense of Economic Policy Debates: Some Basic Concepts  (February 12, 2020); Abenomics: Explaining It, Assessing It, and Telling the Untold Story (March 3, 2020)

Doug Shulman: Putting Public Policy into Action (Fall 2013)

Myriam Sidibe: Brands on a Mission - A New Contribution to Public Health (Fall 2018 and Spring 2019)

Christopher SmartThe Financial Education of the Eurozone (Fall 2016); The Looming Trans-Atlantic Battle: Regulating Data While Boosting Growth (Spring 2017);  Financing the Industrial Internet (Fall 2017)

Wake Smith:
Pathways to Solar Geoengineering Deployment, Session 1: A vision of the world on the threshold of solar geoengineering deployment (September 26, 2019); Session 2: Things to fear if we geoengineer (and things not to) (October 17, 2019); Why Geoengineering is Inevitable (February 6, 2020)

Alan Trager: Public-Private Partnerships (Spring 2012)

Paul Verdin: Back to Basics: The Strategic Imperative of Creating and Capturing Value (Spring 2015); Creating and Capturing Value for Non-Profits (Fall 2015);  "Creating and Capturing Value" for Nonprofits (Spring 2016)

Antonio Weiss: Working For All?: A Clear-Eyed Discussion of the Role of Corporations in Our Economy, with Chief Justice Leo E. Strine Jr. and John Haigh (November 13, 2018); The Crisis in Puerto Rico (November 13, 2018)

Howard Wolk: Bigger, Better, Faster, Cheaper: An Overview of American Entrepreneurship (Fall 2013 and Fall 2014)

Simon Winter: Improving the food system in developing countries in a time of climate change (Fall 2015); Addressing Climate Risks in Developing Country Food Systems: Exploring Solutions (Spring 2016); Addressing complexity: smallholder farmers facing climate risks in sub-Saharan Africa (Fall 2016); Addressing complexity: smallholder farmers facing climate risks in sub-Saharan Africa (Spring 2017)