Upcoming Lectures

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.

Upcoming

  • Sep. 18, 2019

    Payday Lenders and Credit Cards

    As part of the Brookings Scholar Lecture Series, Brookings Mountain West invites you to a lecture titled "Payday Lenders and Credit Cards: A Hidden Driver of Income Inequality" by Brookings Fellow in Economic Studies, Aaron Klein. This lecture will examine how, for millions of working families, America’s slow payment system costs billions of dollars. The system needs technological...
  • Oct. 2, 2019

    House Oversight of Exec. Branch in the 116th Congress

    As part of the Brookings Scholar Lecture Series, Brookings Mountain West invites you to a lecture titled "House Oversight of the Executive Branch in the 116th Congress" by Brookings Senior Fellow in Governance Studies, Molly Reynolds. Democrats promised to undertake oversight of President Trump and the executive branch. This lecture will answer questions about the ability of the House...
  • Oct. 16, 2019

    Can the United States Escape the Middle East?

    As part of the Brookings Scholar Lecture Series, Brookings Mountain West invites you to a lecture titled "Can the United States Escape the Middle East?" by Brookings Senior Fellow in the Center for Middle East Policy, Tamara Wittes. The U.S. is beginning to pull back from the greater Middle East. However, violent crises, the continued risk of terrorism, and pressure from local partners are...
  • Oct. 30, 2019

    Migrants & Refugees: Holding us back or pushing us?

    As part of the Brookings Scholar Lecture Series, Brookings Mountain West invites you to a lecture titled "Migrants and Refugees: Are they holding us back or pushing us forward?" by Brookings David. M Rubenstein Fellow in Global Economy and Development, Dany Bahar. It is often cited that human mobility is key to economic growth and productivity. Evidence also points to the economic costs and...