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GEGI and UN Sponsor Workshop on International Financial Regulations

The Boston University Global Economic Governance Initiative is co-sponsoring a two-day workshop with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development in Geneva, Switzerland on Oct 3 and 4. The workshop will bring together policymakers, negotiators, and experts on cross-border financial regulations to assess the rationale and proper use of cross-border financial regulations in developing […]

Pardee Center Reception Welcomes New Director Anthony Janetos

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future hosted a reception on September 17 to welcome the Center’s new  Director, Prof. Anthony Janetos. Approximately 40 Boston University faculty and administrators along with faculty from neighboring universities came to meet Prof. Janetos and welcome him to his new post. Prof. Janetos joined […]

Faculty Fellow Enrique Silva Authors Paper on Urban Citizenship in Chile

Faculty Fellow Enrique Silva recently authored a journal article titled, Managing the citizen: privatized public works and the bureaucratic management of citizenship in post-authoritarian Chile, 1990–2005 in an issue of Citizenship Studies. Prof. Silva a native of Chile, writes about the construct of urban citizenship in Chile in the early 1990s. Enrique is a contributor […]

Nathan Phillips Featured in TV News Magazine, Chronicle

Pardee Faculty Fellow Nathan Phillips was featured on a September 11th episode of the local Boston TV News Magazine, Chronicle on Ch. 5 WCVB. Prof. Phillips explains how roof space can be utilized to measure carbon dioxide and to promote sustainability. Prof. Phillips is the Principal Coordinator for the Pardee Center’s Urban Century Research Initiative.

GEGI Team Members Meet at the Pardee Center

Faculty, staff, and graduate students who work on Boston University’s Global Economic Governance Initiative (GEGI) met on Sept. 6 at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future to discuss upcoming events and publications, and the launch of initiative’s new website. GEGI is a joint research program of the Pardee Center, […]

Kevin Gallagher Authors Book on Global Trade and Development

Pardee Faculty Fellow Kevin Gallagher is the author of a new book, The Clash of Globalizations: Essays on the Political Economy of Trade and Development, published by Anthem Press (July 2013). In this collection of essays, Prof. Gallager writes about how the global trading regime reduces the ability of nation-states to pursue financial stability and […]

Pardee Center Hosts Meeting with BU’s New Humphrey Fellows

On August 26, the Pardee Center Director Anthony Janetos and Pardee Center Associate Director Cynthia Barakatt met with the Boston University 2013-2014 Humphrey Fellows for a round table introduction and discussion as part of their orientation program. The new Humphrey Fellows, who arrived at BU this week, are mid-career professionals from all over the world […]

GEGI Launches New Policy Brief Series with Paper on Capital Controls

The Global Economic Governance Initiative (GEGI) has launched a new policy brief series with the first paper titled, “Safeguarding United States’ Trade and Investment Treaties for Financial Stability,” by Pardee Faculty Fellow and GEGI Co-Director Kevin P. Gallagher. The paper argues that capital controls are important measures in preventing financial crisis and the United States […]

Pardee Research Fellows Write Op-ed On Geoengineering

Pardee Center Visiting Research Fellows Pablo Suarez, Janot Mendler de Suarez along with Red Cross Climate Researcher Bidisha Banerjee are co-authors of an op-ed piece titled, “Geoengineering and the Humanitarian Challenge: What Role for the Most Vulnerable?” for The ‘Geoengineering Our Climate?’ Working Paper and Opinion Article Series. The authors discuss climate manipulation and weigh the role […]

Former Pardee Center Director Launches New Book on Asia 2060

The Pardee Center is pleased to announce the publication of a new Pardee Center book titled South Asia 2060: Envisioning Regional Futures, based on the Pardee Center Research initiative South Asia 2060. The book, published by Anthem Press, includes contributions by 47 leading experts on South Asia from various disciplines who write on the likely longer-range […]