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Stephen Olson at Chinese Development Institute Conference


 Clyde Prestowitz giving presentation to CDI...


Steve Olson teaching trade negotiations at the Mekong Institute...


Stephen Olson to speak at upcoming workshop organized by the International Institute for Trade and Development on 

"Economics of GMS Agricultural trade in goods and services towards the world market"

Chiangmai, Thailand Sep 8-12.

(5/24/12) Ask not for whom the bell tolls, recent college grad. It tolls for thee.

Posted on May 23, 2012 by Evans Mehew Rifling through Google News this morning, I saw numerous headlines reporting layoffs affecting corporations (HP, Timberland, T-Mobile USA, etc.) and local governments. Spring has sprung, and economic recovery beckons ? safety and security for all is just around the corner. Not. As Americans in the 21st century, we (luckily) live in a society/culture that values education. It?s revered, sitting right up there with other pillars of our society, such as American Idol, Facebook and Angry Birds. One might argue that the pursuit of education should be a lifelong mindest and worldview, rather than a set activity for a specific amount of time whose tangible output is a piece of paper ? but never mind about that. For now, we?ll just focus our attention upon the piece of paper. Why? Because that piece of paper is a supposed passport to a ?better world? ? or, at least in this case, a better job. Click here to read the entire article at Scholars & Rogues

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