Financial Times columnist Tim Harford reacts to an article in the American Economic Review by Monterey Institute Professor Jason Scorse and Professor Ann Harrison of Berkeley examining what happens to sweatshop workers when multinational corporations increase factory wages.
International Policy Studies
MIIS students Shauna Kelly and Melissa Booth are the co-winners of the Institute’s 2010 Reverend Sloane Coffin Anti-Human Trafficking Essay Contest and will each receive a $750 prize.
Leading journal Foreign Policy has published an essay by Dr. William Potter, founding director of the Monterey Institute's James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, outlining the importance of nonproliferation education in the wake of the recent Nuclear Security Summit.
The grant will support the research of James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies Senior Fellow Ward Wilson on the changing nature of the international debate about nuclear weapons.
Last Friday, Ambassador Yukiya Amano, the newly-elected director general of the IAEA, spoke to a large group of Monterey Institute nonproliferation students.
Assemblymember Bill Monning, who taught international negotiation at the Monterey Institute before winning election in California’s 27th District, will play a key role in implementing health care reform as the new chairman of the Assembly Health Committee.
The annual Critical Issues Forum conference in Monterey culminates a year-long program giving high school students from both nations the opportunity to work with MIIS nonproliferation experts.
Nonproliferation experts from MIIS/CNS have been quoted in major media around the globe in recent days on nuclear disarmament related issues.
Stephen Schwartz and Miles Pomper of CNS are quoted by TIME and Newsweek, while Professor Gordon Hahn is interviewed on Russia Today and Los Angeles radio.
On April 13, California Institute of Technology Professor David Rutledge will address the implications of dwindling coal reserves for energy policy and climate change in a public lecture at the Monterey Institute.