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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

WHEN: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
WHAT: Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) Discussion on “China's Economic Policymaking at a Time of Transition.”
Speakers: David Dollar, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution, former Treasury and World Bank Representative in China; Olin Wethington, former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs and Special Envoy to China; Christopher K. Johnson, Senior Adviser and Freeman Chair in China Studies, CSIS; Matthew P. Goodman, William E. Simon Chair in Political Economy, CSIS; Kevin G. Nealer (moderator), Principal, The Scowcroft Group; and a conversation between Henry M. Paulson, Jr., 74th Secretary of the Treasury and Chairman, Paulson Institute and David Wessel, Director, Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy, Brookings Institution.
WHERE: CSIS, 1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
CONTACT: 202-887-0200; web site: www.csis.org
SOURCE: CSIS – event announcement

WHEN: 12:00 – 2:00 pm
WHAT: Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University Discussion on “Political Aid and Arab Activism: Democracy Promotion, Justice, and Representation.”
Speaker: Sheila Carapico, Professor of Political Science and International Studies Coordinator, International Studies Program, University of Richmond.
WHERE: Lindner Family Commons, Room 602, 1957 E Street NW
CONTACT: 202-994-6240; web site: http://www.elliottschool.org
SOURCE: Elliott School - event announcement


WHEN: 2:00 – 3:30 pm
WHAT: Brookings Institution Discussion on “Illicit Economic Activities of the North Korean Government.”
Speakers: Introduction by Greg Scarlatoiu, Executive Director, Committee for Human Rights in North Korea; Featured Speaker: Sheena Chestnut Greitens, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for East Asia Policy Studies; Moderator: Richard C. Bush III, Director, Center for East Asia Policy Studies, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, John L. Thornton China Center; Discussants: Nicholas Eberstadt, Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy, American Enterprise Institute; and Marcus Noland, Executive Vice President and Director of Research, Peterson Institute for International Economics.
WHERE: Brookings, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
CONTACT: 202-797-6105 or events@brookings.edu ; web site: www.brookings.edu
SOURCE: Brookings – event announcement

WHEN: 4:00 – 5:00 pm
WHAT: Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University Discussion on “The Ukrainian Economy: After 20 Years of Underperformance, What Comes Next?”
Speaker: Oleh Havrylyshyn, George Washington University.
WHERE: Voesar Conference Room, Suite 412, 1957 E St NW
CONTACT: 202-994-6240; web site: http://www.elliottschool.org
SOURCE: Elliott School - event announcement