IPED MET Day

On February 25 2022, our IPED class took its annual trip to the MET for Dr. S’s International Economic Policy class. The galleries we focused on during our visit were: Chinese Ceramics Trade (203), Manila Galleon (209), and Tea, Trade, and Empire (510), all focusing on trade items and trade routes, as well as the […]

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IPED Career Session with CFR

About our speakers: Thomas J. Bollyky is director of the global health program and senior fellow for global health, economics, and development at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). He is also an adjunct professor of law at Georgetown University. Bollyky is the author of the book Plagues and the Paradox of Progress: Why the […]

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By David Lewandowski’s Internship at the Salesian Missions

By David Lewandowski Like many aspiring international development practitioners before me, the study of the field hasraised a two-pronged concern. Not only is the need for economic development so great, but howcan we ensure that projects are designed in a way that positively impacts the lives of those mostin need? For over 75 years the […]

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Alex Poole Interns at the Belmont Business Improvement District

by Alex Poole Frank Sinatra wrote of New York that “If I can make it there, I can make it anywhere”. Many immigrants from Southern Italy indeed made it in New York in the early 20th century and settled in the Belmont neighborhood of the Bronx. The heart of the Belmont neighborhood is Arthur Avenue, […]

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Caleb’s Internship with Fordham Bedford Housing Corporation (FBHC)

By Caleb Wendling Affordable and safe housing remains an elusive dream for many New Yorkers. Rising rent prices, scarcity of units, and decaying units have diminished the quality of life for many residents on the fringes of society. Organizations such as Fordham Bedford Housing Corporation (FBHC) are working to change that. The corporation was formed […]

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