Brookings Mountain West

Upcoming Lectures & Events

Brookings Mountain West hosts a variety of meetings and events, including lectures, seminars, conferences, and forums. Please visit this website frequently as information and events are added.

  • Sep. 23
    Brookings Mountain West presents "Grit and Dreams: Character Strengths, Social Mobility and the American Dream" a talk by Richard V. Reeves, fellow, economic studies. The issue of social mobility is at the forefront of...
  • Oct. 1
    Brookings Mountain West presents "Fixing the U.S. Congress by Embracing Earmarks" a talk by John Hudak, fellow, governance studies. Too often, earmarks, pork barrel politics, and other types of federal spending are seen as...
  • Oct. 15
    Brookings Mountain West presents "EPA’s Proposed Greenhouse Gas Regulation for Power Plants: How does it work, and what will it mean for Nevada?" A talk by Adele Morris, fellow and policy director, Climate and Energy...
  • Oct. 22
    Brookings Mountain West presents "Advancing America's Advanced Industries: State by State, Region by Region" a talk by Mark Muro, senior fellow and policy director, Metropolitan Policy Program. With the U.S....
  • Nov. 5
    Brookings Mountain West presents "Health Information Exchange: Growth and Patient Privacy" a talk by Niam Yaraghi, fellow, governance studies. Health Information Exchanges (HIE) provide the electronic movement of...
  • Nov. 20
     Brookings Mountain West presents "Frustrated Achievers: Using Happiness Surveys to Predict Public Frustration and Protest around the World" a talk by Carol Graham, who is the Leo Pasvolsky Senior Fellow, Global Economy...