Fall 2012

The 2012 Election: Policy Advice to the  President

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Links to the video recordings of each session will be posted here within a few days after each course.

DateTopicFeatured Lecturers
September
5Introduction – Policy Advice to the PresidentJoan Fitzgerald
Interim Dean, School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs
View the videos Setti Warren
Mayor, City of Newton
Barry Bluestone’s PresentationBarry Bluestone
Founding Dean, School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs
12Economic Recovery – Fiscal Policy (Taxes & Spending) (Deficit/Debt)Greg Mankiw, Economic Adviser to Republican Candidate Mitt Romney; Professor of Economics, Harvard University
View the videos Larry Summers, Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury; Professor, Harvard University Kennedy School of Government
19Economic Recovery – Industrial Policy/Labor Policy/Trade PolicyView the videos Thomas Kochan, Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management
Thomas Kochan’s presentationJohn Kwoka’s presentationEmployment Policy Paper by Thomas KochanHarvard Magazine Interview with Thomas KochanJohn Kwoka, Professor of Economics, Northeastern University
26Economic Recovery – Monetary Policy and the FedView the videos Eric Rosengren, CEO & President, Boston Federal Reserve Bank
Eric Rosengren’s presentationMinehan’s slideCathy Minehan, Dean, Simmons College School of Management; former CEO & President, Boston Federal Reserve Bank
October
3Income Inequality and Social MobilityView the videos Barry Bluestone, Founding Dean, School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Northeastern University
Bluestone’s presentationBradbury’s presentationKathy Bradbury, Senior Economist and Policy Adviser, Boston Federal Reserve Bank
10Foreign Policy – Defense Spending & Defense DeploymentView the videos Graham Allison, Professor of Government, Harvard University Kennedy School of Government
Allison’s presentationJuliette Kayyem, Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard University Kennedy School of Government; national security and foreign policy columnist, The Boston Globe
17Foreign Policy and Homeland Security– Iran, Iraq, and AfghanistanNicholas Burns, Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Politics, Harvard University Kennedy School of Government
View the videos Stephen Kinzer, Professor of International Relations, Boston University
24Health Care – “Obamacare” and its Future/Medicare-MedicaidMichael Dukakis, Former Governor of Massachusetts; 1988 Democratic nominee for President; Professor of Political Science, Northeastern University
View the videos Wendy Parmet, Associate Dean and Professor, Northeastern University School of Law
31Health Care – Cost ContainmentSteve D’Amato, former Director of the State Rating Bureaul, MA Division of Insurance
 View the videos Regina Herzlinger, Nancy R. McPherson Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School
 Herzlinger’s presentationJames Roosevelt, Jr., President and CEO, Tufts Health Plan
 Seltz’ presentationDavid Seltz, Special Adviser on Health Care Cost Containment to Governor Deval Patrick
November
7Post-Election AnalysisMichael Dukakis, Former Governor of Massachusetts; 1988 Democratic nominee for President; Professor of Political Science, Northeastern University
 View the videos Robert DeLeo, Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
Setti Warren, Mayor of Newton
Sonia Chang-Diaz, member of the Massachusetts State Senate
Vinny deMacedo, member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
Rami Khouri, Director of the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut
Paul Watanabe, Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Institute for Asian American Studies, University of Massachusetts Boston
14Crime and Punishment – Safe Streets, Imprisonment,Ed Davis, Boston Police Commissioner
Gun PolicyEd Powell, Executive Director of Street Safe Boston
  View the videos Jon Feinman, Executive Director, Inner City Weightlifting
21Thanksgiving Break – No Class
28K-12 Education & Early Childhood DevelopmentJim Stergios, Executive Director, Pioneer Institute for Public Policy Research
Click here for related documents provided by Jim StergiosPaul Toner,President, Massachusetts Teachers Association
 View the videos Warren’s presentationToner’s presentationTassy Warren, Center for the Developing Child at Harvard University
December
5ImmigrationEva Millona, Executive Director, Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition
 View the videos Jeff Jacoby, Boston Globe columnist
 Millona’s presentationRobert Hedlund, Massachusetts State Senate
12Wrap Up Session – Leveraging the Power of the PresidencyDeval Patrick, Governor of Massachusetts
 View the videos Michael Dukakis, Former Governor of Massachusetts; 1988 Democratic nominee for President; Professor of Political Science, Northeastern University
Barry Bluestone, Founding Dean, School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs
Setti Warren, Mayor of Newton
Jay Kaufman, Massachusetts House of Representatives

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