Trade and investment are often central issues in international affairs.
How should foreign policy reflect exigencies in trade and domestic employment pressures? How does international investment by companies large and small affect U.S. relationships around the world? Economic and financial frameworks to assess risk, calculate supply and demand, and determine utility can also help us to understand issues such as land disputes and regime instability and to evaluate the efficacy of policies across the globe.
A keynote conversation featuring Robert Zoellick, World Bank president (2007-2012), U.S. Deputy Secretary of State (2005-2006), U.S. Trade Representative (2001-2005), and author of America in the World: A History of U.S. Diplomacy and Foreign Policy, as part of the Pacific Council's First 100 Days Memo on U.S.-Mexico Policy series. Open to the public.