Rebuilding the Global Economy: Role of the US Department of State
As part of the new series Rebuilding the Global Economy, the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) held a virtual event on December 1, 2020, to discuss memos from the following speakers, recommending policy priorities and solutions heading into 2021 for policymakers at the US State Department:
- Cullen Hendrix to the Assistant Secretaries of State for the Bureaus of Energy Resources and Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs
- Marcus Noland to the Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment
- Jeffrey J. Schott to the Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs
Catherine A. Novelli provided commentary. Novelli is president of Listening for America and was former Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment from 2014 to 2017.
ABOUT THIS SERIES
Rebuilding the Global Economy, launched by the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) in October 2020, is a series that lays out for policymakers heading into 2021 what needs to be repaired by defining critical and practical priorities, and offering credible solutions. These PIIE-led proposals will take the form of memoranda to policymakers and policy briefs, accompanied by data visualizations, blogs, videos, and virtual events with experts. The virtual discussions will outline a multi-faceted set of policy responses to achieve sustainable, inclusive economic growth and improve human welfare.