Before the Fall: From the Roaring Twenties to the Crash of ’29

James Grant
Amity Shlaes
Byron R. Wien (moderator)
Sat, February 15th, 2014 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am


9–9:30 am: Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:30–11 am: Discussion

Halftime in America: Is a Competitive Renaissance Beginning?

Nancy R. Lazar
David A. Moss
Robert Wolf
Byron R. Wien (moderator)
Tue, October 23rd, 2012 | 7:30 pm


The United States emerged as the world’s sole superpower after the collapse of the Soviet Union. But as foreign economies rapidly expand and investments move overseas, America now finds itself in an increasingly competitive world. Facing myriad concerns, including high unemployment and a ballooning national debt, how can the United States reassert itself as a formidable competitor and innovator on the international stage?

Will China Take Over the World?

Sebastian Mallaby
Steven Rattner
Byron R. Wien (moderator)
Tue, February 21st, 2012 | 6:30 pm

Note: This event is sold out


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Armed with the world’s largest population and stunning economic and technological growth, China has emerged as a world superpower; it has been one of the most dramatic developments of our time. Is China poised to replace the United States as the world’s most influential nation? Is that change inevitable? Or has it already happened? Experts discuss China’s continued rise and how America’s role in world affairs will change.

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