2014 Past Lectures & Events

Select from the list below to view presentations or watch videos of past Brookings Mountain West lectures and events.

November 20, 2014

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

Carol Graham

November 5, 2014

Health Information Exchange: Growth and Patient Privacy

Niam Yaraghi

October 22, 2014

Power America's — and Nevada's — Advanced Industries: State by State, Region by Region

Mark Muro

October 15, 2014

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

Adele Morris

October 1, 2014

Fixing the U.S. Congress by Embracing Earmarks

John Hudak

September 23, 2014

Grit and Dreams: Character Strengths, Social Mobility, and the American Dream

Richard Reeves

September 10, 2014

The Shortage of Skilled Workers: Quality Jobs for a Trained Workforce

Jonathan Rothwell

April 7, 2014

Three African Futures

John Page

March 26, 2014

Strategic Reassurance and Resolve: U.S.-China Relations in the Twenty-First Century

Michael O’Hanlon

March 12, 2014

International Trade, the Internet and Cross-Border Data Flows

Joshua Meltzer

March 5, 2014

America's Role in a Changing World

Bruce Jones

February 26, 2014

America Moves: Transportation and Public Policy in the United States

Adie Tomer

February 19, 2014

The Return of Geopolitical Competition and the Future of American Grand Strategy

Thomas Wright

February 13, 2014

Does Access to Information Technology Make People Happier? Insights from Well-being Surveys from around the World

Carol Graham

February 5, 2014

International Migration and Economic Development of Global Metropolitan Areas

Neil Ruiz

January 29, 2014

Afghanistan’s Future and the Legacies of U.S. Counterinsurgency Efforts

Vanda Felbab-Brown