OECD economist Andreas Woergoetter
“The Benefits of the Enlarged EU Internal Market: Much Achieved and Much to do”
Discussant: Robert English, Associate Professor of International Relations, USC
Tuesday, February 15
Doheny Room 240
Lunch will be provided.
November 17, 2010:
10:30am to 12:00 noon: OECDxUSC will host USC’s first Development Fair in the VKC Courtyard.
During this time, from 11:00-11:45, OECD Deputee Head of the Washington Center, Kathleen Deboer and USC 2-time graduate and member of the OECD Diplomacy directorate Lorena Sanchez will present and answer questions on what it’s like to work abroad, what it’s like to work in development, and will elaborate on career and internship opportunities with the OECD.
The fair will culminate in a speaking event in Tyler Environmental Prize Pavillion (adjacent to VKC courtyard). This event will feature PhD candidate Yesim Indice, who will speak on microfinance intitatives and how the relate to gender equality, the OECD’s newest data topic. Political Science Professor Mark Bernstein will speak about water and electrification projects in the developing world, in conjunction with his work at the USC Energy Institute. Finally, a USC alumnus and current OECD employee, Lorena Sanchez, will visit from Paris to talk about multilevel governance and the OECD’s role in facilitating development projects.
October 26, 11:30-1:30
Hosting the World Cup: a Panel on the global games and their effect on the development of their host country
Senior Honors Student, School of International Relations
How to Harness the World Cup For Development
Followed by a Discussion on How Developing Countries can Gain from Improving Infrastructure
Viterbi School of Engineering, Environmental Engineering
Keston Institute for Infrastructure, School of Policy, Planning, and Development
Where? Doheny Memorial Commons
When? Lunch will be served at 11:30. Speaking will begin promptly at noon and will last until about 1:30.
LUNCH will be served.
September 15, 11:30am-1:30pm, SOS B-40
OECDxUSC kicked off its fall speaker series, The Metrics and issues of Development, with a September 11th Memorial event on the effects of education and development on terrorism. Professor Richard Demejian discussed the stability and development of the Middle East, touching on why the Middle East has so few members in groups like the OECD. Political and International Relations PhD student Kym MacNeal discussed Weapons of Mass Destruction and their effect on stability in the Middle East. Out question and answer session led to a conversation about the inclusion of Israel into the OECD, and what that membership means for the region.
OECDxUSC visited the Welcome Week Involvement Fair, accompanied by IRUA, on Wednesday, August 25, 2010, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. We appreciate you coming out to speak with us about the program