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Upcoming Events

Corporate Accountability and the Future of Democracy and Human Rights
Oct. 16, 2019 | Register
Pacific Leadership Fellows Bennett Freeman, a leading corporate responsibility advocate and former U.S. human rights diplomat and Rebecca MacKinnon, an influential authority on the internet and human rights, will offer insights from working with companies, activists, investors and policymakers to set standards for corporate responsibility and accountability.

Party-Military Relations and North Korea's Asymmetric Capabilities
Oct. 21, 2019 | Register
Daniel A. Pinkston, a lecturer in international relations with Troy University and based in Seoul, will explore party-military relations in North Korea and outline its importance for at least three major reasons.

Structural Change in the Korean Economy & Firm Dynamics
Oct. 21, 2019 | Register
Yoonsoo Lee, a professor of economics at Sogang University in Korea, will examine the structural changes in the retail industry in Korea (e.g., modernization of retail sector and diffusion of e-commerce) and the extent to which such business-level dynamics explain productivity growth.

Population Aging and Korea's Economy
Oct. 28, 2019 | Register
Sang-Hyop Lee, senior fellow at the East-West Center and professor of economics at the University of Hawaii, will discuss how population change (aging) influences society and economy (current and future) and what public policies can be pursued to influence the outcome—evidence-based research provides policy tools.

North Korea – Institution, Competitiveness and Human Capital
Nov. 4, 2019 | Register
Jungmin Lee a professor of economics at Seoul National University introduces a series of research works on North Korea he has done with his collaborators since 2011.

Defining the Great Global Decoupling
Nov. 4, 2019 | Register
In the Eighth Robert F. Ellsworth Memorial Lecture, former Prime Minister of Australia Kevin Rudd explains the arguments by American and Chinese hawks in this current dynamic and where they may take U.S.-China relations.

Security for Israel and her Neighbors: Challenges and Opportunities
Nov. 11, 2019 | Register
At this year’s Herb York Memorial Lecture, Tzipi Livni, former Israeli foreign minister deputy prime minister, will reflect on whether increased tensions in the region can help create new opportunities for peace and stability. She will explore, in particular, the threats Israel faces that may threaten an already fragile status quo.

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Political Economy Lunch Group (PELG) Speaker Series - This formal speaker series, sponsored by the Center for Global Transformation, is for faculty and Ph.D. students who are eager to engage with the world's leading scholars. 

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