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Lessons for the Euro from America's Past with Jeffry Frieden
Date: 19 January 2016
Drawing on early America’s struggle to develop a single currency, Professor Frieden will discuss the implications for the European Union’s efforts today to provide monetary and financial stability.
Jeffry Frieden is Professor of Government at Harvard University. He specializes in the politics of international monetary and financial relations. Frieden is the author of Currency Politics: The Political Economy of Exchange Rate Policy (2015).
Anne-Marie Slaughter’s new book, Unfinished Business: Women, Men, Work, Family, argues that as long as work and family are considered women’s issues, women and men will never be equal and employers will continue to haemorrhage great female and increasingly male talent.
Anne-Marie Slaughter, is current President and CEO of New America and former Director of Policy Planning for the U.S. State Department under Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
The Constitution is widely interpreted to separate the church from the state in the US, but religious and political attitudes are often closely related. In new research Amanda Friesen and Aleksander Ksiazkiewicz examine how the intersection of religion and politics influences people’s worldviews and how this in turn is influenced by genetics.
Research in recent decades has found that African Americans have worse health outcomes compared to white Americans. In new research Ellis P. Monk, Jr. investigates this disparity. Using a unique dataset to examine intra-racial skin color discrimination, he finds that the more discrimination African Americans felt from other African Americans and non-blacks, the worse their physical and mental health was.
The use of racially charged imagery and messages has a long history in US politics. But how do such racial cues affect how Americans participate politically beyond holding opinions? In new research, Hans Hassell and Neil Visalvanich find that whites are less likely to participate politically when prompted by minority advocacy. Read more
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