Calendar: This Month

  1. The Malcolm Wiener Lecture in International Political Economy by Lael Brainard

    Wednesday March 1 - 6:00pm
    The Honorable Lael Brainard Member, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Douglas Elmendorf (moderator) Dean and Don K. Price Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, Lael Brainard presented the Malcolm Wiener Lecture in International Political Economy. She spoke on the falling rate of unemployment, foreign exchange rates, and rising inflation expectations. She noted that as the federal funds rate continues to move higher, a transition in balance sheet policy will also be necessary. Dean and Don K. Price Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, Douglas Elmendorf moderated the event.  
  2. The 2017 Goldsmith Awards Ceremony with Jorge Ramos

    Thursday March 2 - 6:00pm
    Keynote Address Jorge Ramos Journalist and Author Television Anchor for Univision and Fusion   Sponsored by Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy Following the presentation of the Goldsmith Awards to Shane Bauer of MotherJones, Jorge Ramos, a journalist, author, and Television anchor for Univision, delivered the keynote address to the audience. Discussing both his personal path from Mexico to the United States as an investigative journalist as well as his professional career in U.S. media, Mr. Ramos delivered an address centered on the changing nature of the media, the importance of investigative journalism, and his reflections on the Trump Administration. 
  3. Pizza and Politics: Josh Earnest

    Tuesday March 7 - 1:00pm
    Josh Earnest, White House Press Secretary under President Barack Obama from 2014 to 2017 Harvard Kennedy School  Littauer 166 Institute of Politics and Center for Public Leadership
  4. The Press & The Presidency

    Tuesday March 7 - 6:00pm
    Josh Earnest White House Press Secretary (2014-2017) Jessica Yellin (via Skype) Senior Fellow, USC Annenberg School of Journalism Chief White House Correspondent for CNN in Washington, D.C.(2011 to 2013) Harvard College ‘93 David Gergen (moderator) Public Service Professor of Public Leadership and Co-Director, Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School Josh Earnest, former White House Press Secretary and Jessica Yellin, '93, a Senior Fellow at the USC Annenberg School of Journalism and former Chief White House Correspondent for CNN in Washington, D.C., were joined onstage by moderator David Gergen, Public Service Professor of Public Leadership and Co-Director, Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School, to discuss the evolving relationship between the Press and the Presidency. The panelists primarily focused on the nature of the White House Press Briefing and its evolution over the previous three Presidents, as well as the changing nature of the media to maintain transparency in an increasingly connected and technological country.

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