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Listen to recordings of public events from the Brookings Institution, a nonprofit public policy research organization (think tank) in Washington, DC. Expert speakers and panelists at our events include scholars, leading policymakers, and foreign officials, and address a wide range of public policy issues that matter to the nation and the world.

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Listen to recordings of public events from the Brookings Institution, a nonprofit public policy research organization (think tank) in Washington, DC. Expert speakers and panelists at our events include scholars, leading policymakers, and foreign officials, and address a wide range of public policy issues that matter to the nation and the world.

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I really enjoy the Brookings podcasts. The quality of the events and interviews are superior both in production and content to ... other think tanks podcasts.
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Events from the Brookings Institution

Latest release on Aug 06, 2020

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Listen to recordings of public events from the Brookings Institution, a nonprofit public policy research organization (think tank) in Washington, DC. Expert speakers and panelists at our events include scholars, leading policymakers, and foreign officials, and address a wide range of public policy issues that matter to the nation and the world.

Rank #1: Reopening schools in the fall amid the COVID-19 pandemic

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On May 21, the Brown Center on Education Policy at Brookings hosted a webinar that addressed how the United States should approach reopening schools in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

https://www.brookings.edu/events/webinar-reopening-schools-in-the-fall-amid-the-covid-19-pandemic/

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May 26 2020

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Rank #2: Emmanuel Macron — The last president of Europe

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On April 22, the Center on the United States and Europe at Brookings hosted William Drozdiak, nonresident senior fellow at Brookings and senior advisor for Europe at McLarty Associates, for the launch of his new book “The Last President of Europe: Emmanuel Macron’s Race to Revive France and Save the World” (PublicAffairs, April 28, 2020).

https://www.brookings.edu/events/webinar-emmanuel-macron-the-last-president-of-europe/

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Apr 28 2020

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Rank #3: China 2049: Economic challenges of a rising global power

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On January 10, the John L. Thornton China Center at Brookings convened a panel of experts from the U.S. and China to discuss the emerging economic challenges for China as it sets out to achieve its Centennial Goals over the coming three decades. The event previewed “China 2049: Economic challenges of a rising global power, a forthcoming book by David Dollar, Yiping Huang, and Yang Yao from the Brookings Press. 

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Jan 10 2020

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Rank #4: Valuing Black lives and property in America’s Black cities

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On Tuesday, May 19, the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program marked the release of a new book, “Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property in America’s Black Cities.”

https://www.brookings.edu/events/webinar-know-your-price-book-launch/

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May 20 2020

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Rank #5: Lessons of history, law, and public opinion for AI development

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On December 12, the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings hosted a panel of experts in a conversation about lessons of history, law, and public opinion for AI development and the ways we can address AI concerns.

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Dec 23 2019

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Rank #6: Former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke weighs in on the economic response to COVID-19

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On Tuesday, April 7, Brookings hosted an online discussion with former Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke, now at the Hutchins Center at Brookings, on the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic, how governments have responded so far, and what further options are available to soften the blow and help speed an economic recovery.

https://www.brookings.edu/events/webinar-former-fed-chair-ben-bernanke-weighs-in-on-the-economic-response-to-covid-19/ (transcript available)

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Apr 07 2020

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Rank #7: Global China — Assessing China’s technological reach in the world

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On Friday, May 8, Foreign Policy at Brookings hosted a virtual event to explore these and other questions. This virtual event consisted of two panels that addressed issues surrounding the global technology infrastructure and U.S.-China technology competition. This event complements the next installment of papers as part of the Brookings series on “Global China: Assessing China’s Growing Role in the World.”

https://www.brookings.edu/events/webinar-global-china-assessing-chinas-technological-reach-in-the-world/

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May 08 2020

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Rank #8: Fighting COVID-19: Experiences and lessons from the frontlines in Asia

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On April 3, the Brookings John L. Thornton China Center convened a remote panel of experts from China, Japan, Singapore and South Korea to discuss what has worked to combat this pandemic.

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Apr 03 2020

2hr 46mins

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Rank #9: Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on COVID-19 and the economy

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In an online-only discussion, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell talked about the current state of the economy, the Fed’s response to the crisis, and what lies ahead at the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at Brookings on Thursday, April 9, at 10 a.m. EDT.

https://www.brookings.edu/events/webinar-federal-reserve-chair-jerome-powell-on-covid-19-and-the-economy/

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Apr 09 2020

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Rank #10: Becoming Kim Jong Un — A former CIA officer’s insights into North Korea’s enigmatic young dictator

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On April 28, the Center for East Asia Policy Studies hosted Jung Pak and her former colleague at the CIA, Sue Mi Terry, for a fascinating conversation about the key findings of Pak's new book and their experiences working on what the CIA has called the “hardest of the hard targets.”

https://www.brookings.edu/events/webinar-becoming-kim-jong-un-a-former-cia-officers-insights-into-north-koreas-enigmatic-young-dictator/

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May 04 2020

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Rank #11: Global China: Assessing China’s relations with the great powers

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On February 25, Foreign Policy at Brookings hosted a panel discussion on China’s ties with the world’s great powers.

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Feb 26 2020

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Rank #12: Fateful triangle: How China shaped U.S.-India relations

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On February 12, Foreign Policy at Brookings hosted a discussion on Tanvi Madan's new book "Fateful Triangle: How China Shaped U.S.-India Relations During the Cold War."

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Feb 12 2020

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Rank #13: A short- and long-term approach to COVID-19

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Dr. William A. Haseltine, known for his groundbreaking work on HIV-AIDS and pioneering application of genomics to drug discovery with Human Genome Sciences, joined USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy Director Paul Ginsburg for a discussion on short- and long-term approaches to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Apr 20 2020

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Addressing another COVID-19 crisis: Corruption

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On August 6, Brookings hosted a webinar examining congressional oversight of Covid-19 relief funds to date and what oversight ought to look like going forward.

https://www.brookings.edu/events/addressing-another-covid-19-crisis-corruption/

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Aug 06 2020

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Breaking up Big Tech: Should Congress do it?

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On August 4, Dipayan Ghosh, author of the new book “Terms of Disservice: How Silicon Valley is Destructive by Design,” and other experts discussed economic and democratic issues posed by Big Tech following an antitrust hearing in the House of Representatives.

https://www.brookings.edu/events/breaking-up-big-tech/

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Aug 05 2020

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Will Congress deliver an infrastructure stimulus?

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On Thursday, July 30, the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program convened a conversation aimed at addressing the question, how could Congress design an infrastructure stimulus that responds to today’s recession while still making future-looking investments?

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Jul 30 2020

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Reorienting national security for the AI era

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On July 29, Brookings hosted a conversation with NSCAI Chair Dr. Eric Schmidt and Vice Chair Mr. Robert Work on the current state of artificial intelligence in the national security environment, and the commission’s latest recommendations to spur progress on the responsible development and deployment of AI technologies.

https://www.brookings.edu/events/reorienting-national-security-for-the-ai-era/

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Jul 29 2020

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Fixing America’s payment system: The role of banks and fintech

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On Wednesday, July 29, the Brookings Center on Regulation and Markets hosted Acting Comptroller of the Currency Brian Brooks to present his ideas on how to improve America’s payment system and accelerate the velocity of money. 

https://www.brookings.edu/events/fixing-americas-payment-system-the-role-of-banks-and-fintech/

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Jul 29 2020

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Disinformation, social media, and foreign interference: What can go wrong in the 2020 elections?

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On July 28, Governance Studies at Brookings hosted a webinar examining the potential problems in the 2020 elections. 

https://www.brookings.edu/events/disinformation-social-media-and-foreign-interference-what-can-go-wrong-in-the-2020-elections/

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Jul 29 2020

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How Africa is tackling COVID-19

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On July 24, the Africa Security Initiative at the Brookings Institution hosted a panel of experts on conflict, political violence, and international law to discuss what has been happening throughout the continent during the crisis, what has and has not been effective, the many political and security implications of the crisis, as well as what the rest of the world can learn from the public health practices Sub-Saharan Africa has employed to combat the virus.

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Jul 24 2020

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How cultural factors shape children’s economic outcomes

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On Thursday, July 23, Princeton University and the Brookings Institution highlighted the release the latest issue of “Future of Children,” titled “How Cultural Factors Shape Economic Outcomes,” edited by Melissa Kearney and Ron Haskins. The volume aims to identify and measure elements of culture that predict children’s economic and social outcomes, and to present the best evidence to date about how these factors shape children’s economic outcomes. The webinar featured a discussion among some of the volume’s authors and focused on the issues covered in their respective chapters.

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Jul 23 2020

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The opioid crisis in America: Vulnerable groups, law enforcement, and international supply

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On July 22, the Foreign Policy program at Brookings hosted the second of two webinars, which explored findings on vulnerable groups, domestic law enforcement of the opioid crisis, and international supply control measures. Brookings President John R. Allen introduced the project and event. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) provided keynote remarks and joined Brookings Senior Fellow Vanda Felbab-Brown in a conversation. Subsequently, Associated Press reporter Claire Galofaro moderated a panel of authors from the Brookings Opioid series: John Hudak, Peter Reuter, and Vanda Felbab-Brown. The panel will then took questions from the audience.

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Jul 23 2020

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Lift every voice: The urgency of universal civic duty voting

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On July 20, Governance Studies at Brookings and the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School cohosted a webinar to discuss key takeaways from the paper on civic duty voting.

https://www.brookings.edu/events/lift-every-voice-the-urgency-of-universal-civic-duty-voting/

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Jul 21 2020

1hr 7mins

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Election 2020: How coronavirus is changing politics and public opinion

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On July 15, Governance Studies at Brookings hosted a webinar examining the 2020 election landscape. 

https://www.brookings.edu/events/election-2020-how-coronavirus-is-changing-politics-and-public-opinion/

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Jul 21 2020

58mins

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9th annual Municipal Finance Conference - Part 2

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The Municipal Finance Conference aims to bring together academics, practitioners, issuers, and regulators to discuss recent research on municipal capital markets and state and local fiscal issues. This year’s conference was a joint venture of The Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at Brookings, the Rosenberg Institute of Global Finance at the Brandeis International Business School, the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, and the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago.

https://www.brookings.edu/events/webinar-9th-annual-municipal-finance-conference/

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Jul 21 2020

2hr 12mins

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9th annual Municipal Finance Conference - Day 1

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The Municipal Finance Conference aims to bring together academics, practitioners, issuers, and regulators to discuss recent research on municipal capital markets and state and local fiscal issues. This year’s conference was a joint venture of The Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at Brookings, the Rosenberg Institute of Global Finance at the Brandeis International Business School, the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, and the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago.

https://www.brookings.edu/events/webinar-9th-annual-municipal-finance-conference/

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Jul 21 2020

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Affordable housing for special-needs adults

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On Friday, July 10, the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program hosted an event exploring strategies for addressing housing and community engagement for adults with disabilities.

https://www.brookings.edu/events/affordable-housing-for-special-needs-adults/

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Jul 21 2020

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Preserving manufacturing in the COVID-19 economy

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On July 9, Governance Studies at Brookings hosted a webinar on the current manufacturing landscape and what lies ahead. Panelists examined ways to revitalize and renew growth amid the health and economic crisis.

https://www.brookings.edu/events/preserving-manufacturing-in-the-covid-19-economy/

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Jul 21 2020

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Unlocking Africa’s business potential

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On Wednesday, July 8, the Brookings Africa Growth Initiative hosted a conversation around the exciting and expanding business potential of the rapidly growing African continent.

https://www.brookings.edu/events/unlocking-africas-business-potential/

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Jul 21 2020

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A decade of Dodd-Frank

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On June 30, the Center on Regulations and Markets at the Brookings Institution and the Center on Finance, Law & Policy at the University of Michigan hosted an event to examine the difficult choices made in drafting Dodd-Frank, its impact on systemic risk and consumer protection, and the response to the COVID-19 crisis in both domestic and global contexts.

https://www.brookings.edu/events/a-decade-of-dodd-frank/

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Jul 06 2020

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Assessing the state of the Air Force: A conversation with General David Goldfein

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General David Goldfein joined Senior Fellows Michael O’Hanlon and Frank Rose in a conversation on the state of the Air Force, the technological innovations it is spearheading to maintain an edge over great power rivals, and where the Air Force stands with investments in talent and recruitment.

https://www.brookings.edu/events/assessing-the-state-of-the-air-force-a-conversation-with-general-david-goldfein/

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Jul 06 2020

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Can we end corruption in oil, gas, and mining?

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On July 1, Governance Studies at Brookings hosted a webinar exploring solutions to the challenges of corruption along the natural resource value chain globally. Panelists discussed key takeaways from a new LTRC report, “The TAP-Plus approach to anti-corruption in the natural resource value chain,” which includes an analysis of the history, successes, and limitations of anti-corruption initiatives to date, and the introduction of a framework to guide future work. 

https://www.brookings.edu/events/can-we-end-corruption-in-oil-gas-and-mining/

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Jul 06 2020

1hr 17mins

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The force America needs: Lessons of 2020 and the future of the National Guard

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On July 2, General Joseph L. Lengyel, chief of the National Guard Bureau,  joined Senior Fellow Michael O’Hanlon in a conversation on the National Guard’s role in responding to the COVID-19 crisis, and the challenges it faces for the future.

https://www.brookings.edu/events/the-national-guard-in-the-era-of-covid-19/

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Jul 06 2020

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iTunes Ratings

53 Ratings
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By PerduringOne - Apr 19 2019
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I really enjoy the Brookings podcasts. The quality of the events and interviews are superior both in production and content to ... other think tanks podcasts.