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GLOBALIZATION: WHERE ARE WE NOW?

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GLOBALIZATION: WHERE ARE WE NOW?

Time: April 27, 2017 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Location: Mercy Corps
Street: 28 SW 1st Avenue
City/Town: Portland
Website or Map: https://www.mercycorps.org/ev…
Phone: (503) 896-5747
Event Type: lecture
Organized By: Mercy Corps Action Center
Latest Activity: Mar 17

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"Continued globalization is inevitable. Given the technological revolution we’re in now, nothing’s going to stop it." Noted Yale professor and economist Jeffrey E. Garten explores the evolution of globalization, and what the international community must do to adapt in modern times. Garten draws from his book,From Silk to Silicon: The Story of Globalization Through Ten Extraordinary Lives and will bring to bear his experience as a professor and former dean of the Yale School of Management, undersecretary of commerce for international trade in the Bill Clinton administration, and thirteen years as an international investment banker.

Books will be available for purchase after the presentation, and there will be an opportunity to have them signed by the author.

Sponsored by Global Envision.

About the Speaker

Jeffrey Garten is currently dean emeritus at the Yale School of Management, where he teaches courses on the global economy. Prior to joining Yale in 1996, he served in the Nixon, Ford, and Carter administrations, and he was undersecretary of commerce in the Clinton administration. Garten was also a managing director at Lehman Brothers, where he specialized in debt restructuring in Latin America and Asia, and subsequently worked on mergers and acquisitions as a managing director at the Blackstone Group. He has written widely on global topics in BusinessWeek, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial TimesForeign AffairsForeign Policy and the Harvard Business Review, and is the author of five books on global economics and politics. For more information on Professor Garten and his new book, please visitwww.jeffreygarten.com.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Lecture begins at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets: $5 Student/Senior, $10 Regular; Available here. Tickets can also be purchased in the Action Center during normal business hours: Monday through Friday, 11 - 5 p.m. All tickets purchased in person do not include additional fees.

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