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The Brookings Cafeteria

May 26, 2017

Brahima Sangafowa Coulibaly, director of the Africa Growth Initiative and senior fellow in Global Economy and Development, discusses his new role at the Africa Growth Initiative and what challenges and opportunities African nations are facing today. 

Also in this episode, David Wessel provides his regular economic...

May 19, 2017

Homi Kharas, senior fellow and co-director of Global Economy and Development, discusses his report, "The unprecedented expansion of the global middle class" and explores the challenges and opportunities this brings in emerging and developing economies. 

Also in this episode, Molly Reynolds, fellow in

May 12, 2017

Javier Solana, a distinguished fellow at Brookings, discusses why Europe and European institutions such as the EU and NATO are important not only in terms of European integration, but for the world. Solana has held numerous leadership posts, including: member of the Spanish parliament; Spanish foreign affairs...

May 5, 2017

William H. Frey, a senior fellow in the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings, talks about his collaborative research project, "States of Change," which explores demographic change and its effects on the U.S. electorate and politics.

Also in this episode, Senior Fellow Jonathan Pollack talks about the threat from...