Past Event

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

Monday, December 02 - Tuesday, December 03, 2002
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Falk Auditorium

1779 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

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

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.

Keynote Remarks:
Introductory Remarks: Strobe Talbott, President, The Brookings Institution

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


Tuesday, December 3, 2002
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Morning Coffee

Panel II: Are the Terms of Globalization Fair? (transcript, pdf—63kb)

Moderator: Karen Tramontano, President, Global Fairness Initiative

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

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

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



Panel IV: Social Protection: What Should National Policies Look Like? (transcript—58kb)

Moderator: Sebastian Mallaby, The Washington Post

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