Dec 2

Past Event

Making Globalization Work: Expanding the Benefits of Globalization to Working Families and the Poor

Event Materials

Summary

On December 2-3, 2002, Brookings and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace held a conference to address how to bring the benefits of globalization to working families and the poor. Senator Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) delivered a keynote address.

Monday, December 2, 2002

3:00pm-3:30 pm
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Jessica T. Mathews, President, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

3:30pm-5:00 pm
Panel I: Globalization, Poverty, Inequality & Employment (transcript, pdf—75kb)

Moderator: Lael Brainard, New Century Chair and Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution

Panelists:
Martin Ravallion, Senior Advisor, Development Research Group, World Bank
Branko Milanovic, Lead Economist, Development Research Group, World Bank
Eddy Lee, Director, International Policy Group and Economic Advisor, ILO
Gary Burtless, Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution

Please note: the Keynote Speech and Dinner will be held at the Jurys Hotel, 1500 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W.

6:00pm-6:30pm
Keynote Remarks:
Introductory Remarks: Strobe Talbott, President, The Brookings Institution

Keynote Speaker: Senator Chris Dodd (transcript, pdf—48kb)

6:30pm-8:30pm
Dinner


Tuesday, December 3, 2002
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

8:30am-9:00am
Morning Coffee

9:00am-10:30am
Panel II: Are the Terms of Globalization Fair? (transcript, pdf—63kb)

Moderator: Karen Tramontano, President, Global Fairness Initiative

Panelists:
Nancy Birdsall, President, Center for Global Development
Zanny Minton-Bedoes, The Economist
Gerry Rodgers, Technical Director, World Commission on the Social Dimension of Globalization, ILO

11:00am-12:30pm
Panel III: What Role for Labor Standards in Development and Globalization? (transcript, pdf—68kb)

Moderator: Sandra Polaski, Senior Associate, Trade, Equity & Development, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Panelists:
Kimberly Elliott, Research Fellow, IIE
Robert Lawrence, Albert L. Williams Professor of International Trade, Harvard University and Senior Fellow, IIE
Anne Trebilcock, Deputy Director, Policy Integration Department, ILO

12:45pm-2:00pm
Lunch

 

2:30pm-4:00pm
Panel IV: Social Protection: What Should National Policies Look Like? (transcript—58kb)

Moderator: Sebastian Mallaby, The Washington Post

Panelists:
Ken Rogoff, Economic Counselor and Director of Research, IMF
Carol Graham, Vice President and Director, Governance Studies Program, the Brookings Institution
Dalmer Hoskins, Secretary General, International Social Security Administration

Details

December 2-3, 2002

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Falk Auditorium

1779 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

Map

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