Economics & Global Affairs

9 Items

- Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School Quarterly Journal: International Security

International Security: Vol. 36. No. 4.

Summer 2012

International Securityis America’s leading journal of security affairs. It provides sophisticated analyses of contemporary security issues and discusses their conceptual and historical foundations. The journal is edited at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center and published quarterly by the MIT Press. Questions may be directed to IS@Harvard.edu.

- Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center Newsletter

Michael Beckley Aims for Mix of Academics, Government Service

    Author:
  • Dominic Contreras
| Spring 2012

“Debating the pros and cons of government policy, applying scientific methods to pressing national challenges and teaching the next generation...that’s ultimately what gets me out of bed in the morning” says Michael Beckley, a research fellow with the Belfer Center’s International Security Program. According to Beckley, who expects to receive his Ph.D. from Columbia University later this year, “It is clear to me that public policy, both domestic and foreign, has a tremendous effect on people’s lives and that individuals armed with information, can and should work to improve those policies.”

- Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Belfer Center Newsletter Winter 2010-11

| Winter 2010-11

The Winter 2010/11 issue of the Belfer Center newsletter features recent and upcoming activities, research, and analysis by members of the Center community on critical global issues. This issue highlights a major Belfer Center conference on technology and governance, the Center's involvement in the nuclear threat documentary Countdown to Zero, and a celebration of Belfer Center founder Paul Doty.

 

- Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center Newsletter

Dubai Initiative Conference Encourages Middle East Adaptation, Innovation

Summer 2010

"Innovation and Adaptation in the Middle East"-the Dubai Initiative's annual conference in May-explored unique responses to the challenges facing the region. Topics included state formation and the role of political Islam, the challenges of the "youth bulge" in the region, and the changing financial markets and global economies.

Royal Treatment: Jordan’s King Abdullah II and Professor Robert Lawrence, faculty chair of Harvard Kennedy School’s Leading for the Future program.

Middle East Initiative Photo

- Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center Newsletter

Program in Jordan Builds on Kennedy School-Middle East Relations

| Summer 2010

King Abdullah II bin al-Hussein welcomed Belfer Center and other Harvard Kennedy School faculty to Jordan in January to launch a pioneering Kennedy School executive program titled "Leading for the Future: The Middle East in a Changing World."

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- Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center Newsletter

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