Consideration of the the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement has been postponed until after the election, when it may come up for a vote in Congress. Ford School Professor Alan Deardorff will moderate this two-person panel on the pros and cons of the TPP.
The Ford School hosts a conversation with former U.S. Congressmen for the State of Michigan, Dave Camp and Mike Rogers, moderated by their former colleague in the House of Representatives, Professor Joe Schwarz.
Book signing with refreshments to follow. Nicola's Books will be on-site following the event with copies of the book for purchase. Join the conversation: #fordschoolscheiber About the book From the publisher: "Facing the worst economy since the 1930s, President Obama hired a crack team of escape artists: financial wizards who had pulled off numerous white-knuckle getaways during the Clinton era and who were ready to do it again. To their credit, they prevented a depression.
This event is free; registration is required to attend. Register here. Senator Tom Daschle , former U.S. Senate Majority Leader and author of Getting it Done: How Obama and Congress Finally Broke the Stalemate to Make Way for Health Care Reform, will deliver the keynote address at the 2011 V-BID Center Symposium.
The theme of the Congress is 'Rethinking the Role of the State: Responses to Recent Challenges.' The plenary lectures will focus on how the tools and methods of Public Economics and related disciplines can serve to understand the issues. Learn more and register.