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Shareholders and U.S. corporations, the golden age of gas and more [Daybook]

8:30 The Promise and Challenge of Evidence-Based Policy and Practice, an all day conference with keynote addresses from Michael Barr, University of Michigan Law School; Dan Ariely, Duke University (RAND)

9:00 Brazil and South America with Antonio Simoes, Brazilian Ministry of External Relations; Sergio Fausto, Instituto Fernando Henrique Cardoso; Ricardo Sennes, Prospectiva Consultoria Internacional; Juan Gabriel Valdes, former Foreign Minister of Chile; Gustavo Fernandez, former Foreign Minister of Bolivia; Ana Maria Sanjuan, Andean Development Corporation; Juan Gabriel Tokatlian, Universidad Torcuato di Tella; Juan Esteban Orduz, Colombian Coffee Federation, Inc.; Paulo Sotero, Brazil Institute; Cynthia J. Arnson, Woodrow Wilson Center (Woodrow Wilson Center)

9:00 Golden Rules for a Golden Age of Gas with Carlos Pascual, International Energy Affairs; Fatih Birol, International Energy Agency; Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency; Eric Pooley, Environmental Defense Fund; Adam Vatansever, Carnegie Endowment (Carnegie Endowment)

1:00 The Modern Shareholder: How a Short-Term Focus is Harming U.S. Corporations with Darrell West, Brookings Institution; Stephen Davis, Yale University School of Management; Bennett Freeman, Calvert Investments; Elliot Schwartz, Brookings Institution (Brookings)

1:00 Increasing the Impact of Federal and State Investments in Early Childhood Education with Cynthia Brown, Center for American Progress; Cecilia Munoz, Domestic Policy Council; Carol Brunson Day, Brunson Phillips & Day Inc.; Harriet Dichter, Ounce of Prevention Fund; Sharon Lynn Kagan, Columbia University; Phyllis Glink, Irving Harris Foundation; Donna Cooper, Center for American Progress (Center for American Progress)

Allen McDuffee writes about politics and policy and covered think tanks for The Washington Post from 2011 to 2013. He freelances and hosts a podcast at and is currently working on a book about the influence of think tanks in Washington.

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