The Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government hosts a weekly Business & Government seminar series that covers a variety of topics at the intersection of business and government. Below is a selection of our most recent events.
Florian Berg on The Divergence of Corporate Sustainability Ratings
This seminar, Aggregate Confusion: The Divergence of Corporate Sustainability Ratings, was given on November 7, 2019 by Florian Berg, Research Fellow at MIT Sloan School of Management, as part of M-RCBG's weekly Business & Government Seminar Series.
Nourishing Africa's 2.4 Billion: Leapfrogging Through Innovation and Technology
This seminar was given by Ndidi Nwuneli, co-founder of AACE Foods and Managing Partner, Sahel Consulting. She is a former senior fellow at M-RCBG. This seminar was given as part of M-RCBG's weekly Business & Government seminar series and was also held on World Food Day, October 15, 2019.
Christopher Hart on Autonomous Vehicle Benefits and Challenges
This seminar, given on October 10, 2019, was delivered by Christopher Hart, former chair of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and is titled Autonomous Vehicle Benefits and Challenges: A Regulatory Policy Program Seminar.
Avoiding Government Meltdown: Are there effective legal solutions to unaffordable pension liabilities?
This seminar was given on September 26, 2019 and was given by James E. Spiotto, Managing Director, Chapman Strategic Advisors LLC; Allan Fung, Mayor of Cranston, Rhode Island; and Larry R. Deetjen, The Village Manager of Oak Lawn, Illinois. It was given as part of M-RCBG's weekly seminar series and was co-sponsored by the Taubman Center for State and Local Government, also at HKS.
Listokin on Law and Macroeconomics: Legal Remedies to Recessions
This seminar was given on May 2, 2019 by Yair Listokin, Shibley Family Fund Professor of Law at Yale Law School, as part of M-RCBG's weekly business and government seminar series.
Tom Wheeler on New Rules for New Tech
This seminar was given on April 11, 2019 by Tom Wheeler, M-RCBG senior research fellow and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman (2013-2017) as part of M-RCBG's weekly seminar series.