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James Ives on ‘Ocean Energy in Ireland: Challenges and Opportunities’

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Ocean energy contained in the world's waves and marine tidal currents provides an untapped source of renewable energy. In Ireland both wave and tidal will have a role to play in meeting longer term targets for electri...

Rob Reid: The $8 billion iPod

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Comic author Rob Reid unveils Copyright Math (TM), a remarkable new field of study based on actual numbers from entertainment industry lawyers and lobbyists.

Why Earning Economics PhD Boosted Self Confidence – Ken Rona

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In Chapter 4 of 12, business analytics expert Ken Rona shares two huge self-confidence boosting moments in his life. First, Rona shares why his engagement and consequent marriage mattered so. Second, he shares why ear...

Cornel West: How Intellectuals Betrayed the Poor

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For 40 years academics were duped into idolizing the idea of unfettered markets, says Cornel West, and now our society is paying a terrible price.

Conversations with History – Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

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Joseph S. Nye, Jr., University Distinguished Service Professor and former Dean of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Harvard's Joseph S. Nye, Jr., for ...

Egemen Bagis on Turkish-EU Relations

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Egemen Bagis is Turkey's Minister for EU Affairs and Chief Negotiator. He was appointed to this position in January 2009 and has been working on completion of his country's EU membership negotiations since then. A mem...

Naomi Klein: Are markets taking on traditional government functions?

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There's been a fusion of big government and big business, says Klein.

Peter Fleischer on Regulating for the Cloud

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This event will focus on the regulatory issues on the topic of Cloud Computing, in terms of the EU Data Protection Framework. The topic is of particular interest from both a business and a policy perspective in terms ...

Schelling and Scary Stuff

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Kenneth Arrow of Stanford University, Henry Rowen of The Hoover Institution, and Charles Wolf of RAND Corporation discuss various economic issues.

Simeon Djankov on Corporate Tax, Investment and Entrepreneurship in Europe

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At this event, Deputy Prime Minister Djankov delivered a keynote address on The Effects of Corporate Tax on Investment and Entrepreneurship in Europe. Bulgaria has the lowest tax burden of any country in the EU wit...

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