Brookings Mountain West

2014 Past Lectures & Events

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The Unequal Pursuit of Happiness in the U.S.: Inequality in Agency, Optimism, and Access to the American Dream
Carol Graham
November 20, 2014

Health Information Exchange: Growth and Patient Privacy
Niam Yaraghi
November 5, 2014

Power America's — and Nevada's — Advanced Industries: State by State, Region by Region
Mark Muro
October 22, 2014

EPA's Proposed Greenhouse Gas Regulation for Power Plants: How does it work, and what will it mean for Nevada?
Adele Morris
October 15, 2014

Fixing the U.S. Congress by Embracing Earmarks
John Hudak
October 1, 2014

Grit and Dreams: Character Strengths, Social Mobility, and the American Dream
Richard Reeves
September 23, 2014

The Shortage of Skilled Workers: Quality Jobs for a Trained Workforce
Jonathan Rothwell
September 10, 2014

Three African Futures
John Page
April 7, 2014

Strategic Reassurance and Resolve: U.S.-China Relations in the Twenty-First Century
Michael O’Hanlon
March 26, 2014

International Trade, the Internet and Cross-Border Data Flows
Joshua Meltzer
March 12, 2014

America's Role in a Changing World
Bruce Jones
March 5, 2014

America Moves: Transportation and Public Policy in the United States
Adie Tomer
February 26, 2014

The Return of Geopolitical Competition and the Future of American Grand Strategy
Thomas Wright
February 19, 2014

Does Access to Information Technology Make People Happier? Insights from Well-being Surveys from around the World
Carol Graham
February 13, 2014

International Migration and Economic Development of Global Metropolitan Areas
Neil Ruiz
February 5, 2014

Afghanistan’s Future and the Legacies of U.S. Counterinsurgency Efforts
Vanda Felbab-Brown
January 29, 2014