On February 22, 2021, the Mosbacher Institute’s Borders and Migration Program hosted Alan Bersin, a former commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and a former Assistant Secretary for the Department of Homeland Security. Bersin’s talk, entitled “Biden and the U.S.-Mexico Border,” was the inaugural event in a new speaker series called The Other Side […]
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Female Role Model Impact on Gender Attitudes of Somali School Children
COLLEGE STATION, TX – Achieving an education in the poorest countries is difficult, and girls may face traditional social norms that further limit their chances for education and the range of occupations to which they can aspire. In Somalia, literacy rates and women’s participation in the labor force are among the lowest in the world. […]
Collier Spoke at the Bush School on the Future of Capitalism
On Tuesday, February 22, the Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy and the Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University hosted Sir Paul Collier for a virtual discussion. Collier is a Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford. He also serves […]
Event Celebrates Legacy of Secretary Robert Mosbacher
On February 9, 2021, the Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy at Texas A&M University hosted the 2021 ConocoPhillips White House Lecture online, featuring the Mosbacher commerce department team. Wayne Berman, former Senior Counselor and Assistant Secretary, moderated the evening and was joined by Thomas J. Collamore, former Chief of Staff and Assistant […]
New Bush School Speaker Series to Explore Border Issues
The Mosbacher Institute’s Border & Migration Program is pleased to announce a new speaker series organized by Bush School of Government and Public Policy Assistant Professor Aileen Teague—The Other Side of the Border: Ties That Bind and Issues That Divide. The series will host two events this spring with practitioners working on the Border and […]
Mosbacher Institute to Collaborate with International Labour Organization Office for the United States
The Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy signed a Commitment to Collaborate agreement on research, education, and programming with the International Labour Organization Office for the United States.
Former Senior U.S. Commerce Department Officials to Speak to the Bush School
Former senior officials from Secretary Robert Mosbacher’s Commerce Department will speak to the Bush School of Government and Public Service about the lessons they learned and how those lessons apply to today’s challenges. The event is an installment of the ConocoPhillips White House Lecture Series, which provides insights into the workings of the executive branch, governmental processes, and the particular functions and challenges of each office.
Improving Working Conditions in Global Value Chains
Attempts to improve working conditions for workers in developing countries have had limited success. Recent Mosbacher Institute research shows that transparency could lead to better outcomes.
Former CBO Director Speaks on Economic Outlook for 2021
On November 18, 2020, the Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy at Texas A&M University hosted a Conversation in Public Policy talk with Dr. Douglas Holtz-Eakin on the economic outlook for 2021. Holtz-Eakin has a distinguished record as an academic, policy adviser, and strategist. He was formerly the 6th Director of the nonpartisan […]
Former Congressional Budget Office Director to Give an Economic Outlook on 2021
Dr. Douglas Holtz-Eakin, the 6th Director of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and the President of the American Action Forum, will speak to the Bush School of Government and Public Service about the economic outlook for 2021. The event is an installment of the Conversations in Public Policy series hosted by the Mosbacher Institute.