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Past Events

Private Dinner with Diane Swonk


President's Club members and above are invited to join us for a private dinner with Diane Swonk.

Diane Swonk being interviewed on CNBC on August 31, 2012.
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Rising Rents and Stagnant Wages: Today's Economic Challenges with Mary Daly


Join San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President Mary Daly for a town hall on the unique economic challenges facing young Americans.

People pass in front of the New York Stock Exchange on March 21, 2023.
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Commentary & Analysis

Lonely Planet names the Midwest 'best value' travel destination

ChicagoGlobal by Laura Bianchi

Chicago figures prominently in a ranking that's not just about dollars and cents.

Chicago's Pritzker Pavilion at night
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Global Economy

The crisis PR playbook for business leaders navigating global political controversies

ChicagoGlobal by Jack Grieve

There is no one-size-fits-all strategy for business leaders navigating thorny global issues. Even so, there are common mistakes to avoid.

a McDonald's sign with a rocky landscape in the background
Toa Heftiba
Global Economy


Americans Say US Has Not Gone Far Enough on China Trade Issues

Public Opinion Survey by Craig Kafura

The public generally does not see current US trade policies toward China as benefiting Americans.

a jockey truck passes a stack of 40-foot China Shipping containers at the Port of Savannah
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US Foreign Policy

Most Americans See Value in International Trade

Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

While the US public believes trade is good for the economy, it does favors some restrictions—especially on goods such as semiconductors.

A ship is docked at the Port of Baltimore
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Public Opinion


Michael H. Moskow 

Vice Chair and Distinguished Fellow, Global Economy
Council expert Michael H. Moskow

Robert L. Thompson 

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Food and Agriculture
Council expert Robert L. Thompson