2016

2016 Apr 20

Paper Tigers, Hidden Dragons: Firms and the Political Economy of China’s Technological Development

4:10pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, 124 Mount Auburn Street, Suite 200-North, Cambridge, MA

The Ash Center cordially invites you to a book talk with Doug Fuller, Professor, Zhejiang University School of Management.  Professor Fuller will discuss how China, a developing country with a spectacularly inefficient financial system, coupled with asset-destroying state-owned firms, has managed to create a number of vibrant high-tech firms.  

The talk will be moderated by Edward A. Cunningham, China Programs Director at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation and Director of the Harvard Kennedy School Asia Energy and...

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2016 Feb 11

CANCELLED: Capability, Connectivity, Co-ethnicity: Who Becomes a Slum Leader in India?

4:10pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, 124 Mount Auburn Street, Suite 200-North, Cambridge, MA

The Ash Center regrets that this seminar has been cancelled.  We hope to reschedule at a later date. 

The Ash Center cordially invites you to a discussion with Tariq Thachil, the Peter Strauss Family Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Yale University, and a Research Fellow at the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies.  This event is part of the Center's Comparative Democracy Seminar Series. 

Background
How do the political brokers essential to machine politics emerge?...

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2016 Mar 09

Why Mass Incarceration Matters to our Cities, Economy, and Democracy

4:10pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, 124 Mount Auburn Street, Suite 200-North, Cambridge, MA

The Ash Center cordially invites you to a discussion with Heather Ann Thompson, Professor of Afroamerican and African Studies at the University of Michigan Elizabeth Hinton, Assistant Professor of History and of African and African American Studies at Harvard University; and ...

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2016 Mar 09

Global Tax Policy Conference

Wed Mar 9 (All day) to Fri Mar 11 (All day)

Location: 

Dublin Castle, Ireland


Following on the success of the inaugural conference in 2013, the Irish Tax Institute and the Ash Center at the Harvard Kennedy School will join together again to host the second Global Tax Policy Conference in Dublin Castle, Ireland from 9-11 March 2016.

Titled ‘New Rules for a New Era’, the conference comes at a critical juncture in the implementation of a new global tax framework and will look at the impact of new rules on countries and companies. 

We will be hearing the views of leading figures from the EU, the OECD, the US, the IMF and Treasury...

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