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Ambassador Timothy Roemer: "The Age of Disruption: Global Trends and the U.S.-India Relationship"
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Who: Ambassador Tim Roemer, former US Member of Congress, 9/11 Commissioner, and Ambassador to India, is the Executive Director and Strategic Counselor at APCO Worldwide.  During his time in office, Ambassador Roemer helped move India from being America's 25th largest trading partner to 12th.  He oversaw the signing of the Counterterrorism Cooperation Initiative, which broadened U.S. – India coordination in intelligence and security cooperation, and he helped strengthen U.S. cooperation with India in technology transfers and...

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Newest Raj Center Working Paper: President Donald Trump's Trade War: Multilateralism at Risk
Thursday, October 18, 2018

The challenge to the open trading system has reached a new height following the election of President Donald Trump in the United States.  Under him, trade tensions have turned into a trade war of sorts, which threatens to bring down the entire multilateral trading system. The question now being asked is not whether conflicting interests of major trading nations would damage the system—that damage has already begun—but whether a different future leadership in the United States would be able to repair that damage and return the system to...

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Raj Center's Newest Research Initiative Featured in Economic Times
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

The Deepak and Neera Raj Center's newest initiative on the 2019 national election is featured throughout India. From the Economic Times:Eminent economist Arvind Panagariya is bringing together policy experts and academicians from distinguished universities to contribute to substantive economic policy analyses on issues confronting the Indian economy that can further help develop a reform agenda for the government to be elected in the 2019 national polls.   Panagariya, who had served as the first Vice Chairman of the NITI Aayog from...

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CANCELLED: Minister Piyush Goyal: Growth & Economic Reforms under Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Monday, October 15, 2018

The Deepak and Neera Raj Center on Indian Economic Policies and The Chazen Institute at Columbia University Presents:Growth and Economic Reforms under Prime Minister Narendra Modi WHO: Mr. Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways, Coal and Corporate Affairs in the Government of IndiaPRESIDING: Arvind Panagariya, Director of Raj Center, Columbia UniversityWHEN: Monday, October 22, 12:45 p.m.WHERE: International Affairs Building, Room 1501, 420 W. 118th StreetINFORMATION: For more information, please email Michael Falco mf2727@columbia.eduAbout the...

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EVENT: Dreamcatching: Can India and China Be Friends?
Thursday, October 11, 2018

Monday, October 15, 2018 | 1:00-2:00 PMInternational Affairs Building, Room 1501Moderated byDean Merit E. JanowColumbia SIPA Ambassador Rao served as foreign secretary of India from 2009 to 2011 and as India's ambassador to the United States from 2011 to 2013. She was the nation's first female ambassador to China. Since retiring from the diplomatic corps in 2013, Ambassador Rao has served as a fellow or visiting scholar at Brown University, the New School, and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.REGISTER HERE

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