Green School Delegation attends conference in Tbilisi, Georgia with emphasis on preserving democracy

Georgia is a small country, about half the size of the U.S. state of Georgia, but it is a champion of democracy whose impact is felt beyond its borders – and its situation is emblematic of threats to democracy in the region. Although the country holds regular and competitive elections, its policy decisions are affected […]

Presentations: Abu Shonchoy in 2023 IPA & GPRL Research Gathering

Abu Shonchoy (Associate Professor of Economics) has been invited to give two presentations at the 2023 Research Gathering co-hosted by Innovations for Poverty Action and the Global Poverty Research Lab at Northwestern University. The conference schedule can be accessed here.

Publication: Hakan Yilmazkuday in the Conversation and Fortune

Dr. Hakan Yilmazkuday, Professor of Economics, has an article published at the Conversation (and republished by Fortune magazine) discussing the implications of the U.S. government debt losing Fitch’s top AAA credit rating. The Conversation article can be accessed here, and the Fortune magazine article can be accessed here.

Havel Program co-hosts seminar on totalitarianism

The Green School’s Václav Havel Program for Human Rights and Democracy teamed up with Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation and the Czech Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes to host a seminar on totalitarianism in Washington, D.C. “The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation hosted a seminar on totalitarianism, on May 24th at the Victims […]

NATO official discusses war in Europe and future threats at event co-sponsored by Green School

In the post-Cold War era, there was never as much interest in and focus on NATO  (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) until Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022 – the most serious military conflict in Europe since World War II. That historic development was amplified in comments by a top-ranking NATO official at a recent event […]

Publication: Cem Karayalcin in Brookings Institution Commentary

The Brookings Institution publishes a commentary co-authored by Cem Karayalcin, Professor of Economics at FIU, and Harun Onder, Senior Economist at World Bank (who is also a FIU economics Ph.D. alumni). The commentary, titled “Coping with climate shocks: Ecosystems versus economic systems”, can be accessed here.