Saturday, October 22, 2016

World Economic Update

Experts discuss trends in the global economy.


Edward Luce, U.S. Columnist, Financial Times

Susan Lund, Partner, McKinsey Global Institute

Adam Posen, President, Peterson Institute for International Economics


Sebastian Mallaby, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations; Author, The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan

The World Economic Update highlights the quarter's most important signals and emerging trends. Discussions cover changes in the global marketplace with special emphasis on current economic events and their implications for U.S. policy. This series is presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.

Opinion / News



Why knowledge matters in the Common Core era

On October 19, the Brown Center on Education Policy hosted a conversation about Dr. E.D. Hirsch, Jr.셲 new book, 쏻hy Knowledge Matters: Rescuing Our Children from Failed Educational Theories, as part of the long-running Governing Ideas book series.


The challenge of making it happen

Over the last few decades we have learned a great deal about strategy, but much less about putting it into practice. And yet strategy execution is consistently cited as the major bugbear for senior executives. Dominic Houlder, Adjunct Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, dismantles some of the myths surrounding effective strategy execution. The session draws on the School셲 recently redesigned Executive Education programme, Executing Strategy for Results, which Dominic leads.


Bill Barnett: Where Great Companies and Leaders Come From

Great leaders push for innovation despite fear of failure. How does initial group consensus or disagreement affect perception of success?혻

Recorded on October 14, 2016, as part of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Fall Reunion/Alumni Weekend.혻

Speaker: William Barnett
Thomas M. Siebel Professor of Business Leadership, Strategy, and Organizations, Stanford GSB혻
Affiliated Faculty, Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford


6 Time Management Tips to Get More Done

Tons of time management strategies have been developed over the years by hundreds of people to help you get more done in less time. Here are 6 of my favorite task management tips to help you stop procrastinating in your work and personal life.혻

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Media, Satire and Modern Politics

Drawing on his experience of both US and UK politics, the award-winning writer, producer and comedian, Armando Iannucci, discussed the role that media has to play in modern political discourse.


'The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan'

Sebastian Mallaby discusses 'The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan', a new biography of former chairman of the Federal Reserve Alan Greenspan on his lifetime spent grappling with a momentous shift: the transformation of finance from the fixed and regulated system of the post-war era to the free-for-all of the past quarter century.혻


Sebastian Mallaby, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations


Richard N. Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations