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Date:Fri, 1 Jun 2001 12:55:20 -0700 (PDT)

AEI IN AN INSTANT for Friday, June 1, 2001
Information on current and upcoming events, publications, and other activities of the American Enterprise Institute


The events listed below will take place in the Wohlstetter Conference Center, on the twelfth floor at AEI.

"Updating 'Nationalizing Mortgage Risk'"
Speakers: Bert Ely and Peter J. Wallison
Monday, June 4, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
http://www.aei.org/inv010604.htm (information and registration)

"Financing School Choice: How School Vouchers Should Be Designed"
Speaker: Caroline M. Hoxby
Bradley Lecture, Monday, June 4, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
http://www.aei.org/bradley/bradley.htm (schedule for the full 2000-2001 Bradley Lecture Series)
http://www.aei.org/bradley/bradfrm.htm (registration)

"Privacy in Perspective"
Speaker: Fred Cate
Book Event, Tuesday, June 5, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
http://www.aei.org/inv010605.htm (information and registration)

"Are We All 'Compassionate Conservatives' Now?"
Speakers include Douglas J. Besharov, Rep. David Bonior (D-Mich.), Karlyn H. Bowman, and William Galston
Seminar, Thursday, June 7, 4:00-5:30 p.m.
http://www.aei.org/inv010607.htm (information and registration)

"ROK-U.S. Alliance: Working Together for Lasting Peace on the Korean Peninsula"
Speakers include Han Seung-soo, Stephen Bosworth, Nicholas Eberstadt, and Moon Chung-in
Conference, Monday, June 11, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
http://www.aei.org/inv010611.htm (information and registration)


"How Is Bush Governing?"
Speakers included David R. Gergen, Fred I. Greenstein, Thomas Mann, and Norman J. Ornstein
Transition to Governing Project Conference, May 15
http://www.aei.org/past_event/conf010515.htm (transcript)

"Listening to China: A Reporter's Odyssey"
Speaker: Richard Bernstein
Bradley Lecture, May 14
http://www.aei.org/bradley/bl010514.htm (prepared remarks)


Whom the Gods Would Destroy, or How Not to Deregulate, by Alfred E. Kahn
Monograph, AEI-Brookings Joint Center for Regulatory Studies
http://www.aei.org/shop1/shops/1/w-z.htm#0319 (order form)
http://www.aei.brookings.org/publications/abstract.asp?pID=142 (abstract)
http://www.aei.brookings.org/publications/books/kahn.pdf (full text)

Korea's Future and the Great Powers, edited by Nicholas Eberstadt and Richard J. Ellings
Book, University of Washington Press
http://www.aei.org/shop1/shops/1/j-l.htm#0318 (ordering information)
http://www.aei.org/bs/bs12999.htm (book summary)

"Japan Needs a Current Account Deficit," by John H. Makin
Economic Outlook, June 2001
http://www.aei.org/eo/eo13010.htm (full text)

"An Emerging Populist Threat?" by Mark Falcoff
Latin American Outlook, June 2001
http://www.aei.org/lao/lao13016.htm (full text)

AEI Newsletter, June 2001
http://www.aei.org/nl/nljun01.htm (full text)

"Congress's Plan to Reduce Flight Delays Is Not Airworthy," by Dorothy Robyn
AEI-Brookings Joint Center Policy Matters, May 2001
http://www.aei.brookings.org/publications/abstract.asp?pID=144 (abstract)
http://www.aei.brookings.org/publications/policy/policy_01_15.asp (full text)

"Energy Price Controls: Been There, Done That," by Robert E. Litan and Philip Verleger
AEI-Brookings Joint Center Policy Matters, May 2001
http://www.aei.brookings.org/publications/policy/policy_01_14.asp (full text)

"On the Exercise of Market Power through Strategic Withholding in California," by Scott M. Harvey and William W. Hogan
AEI-Brookings Joint Center Related Publication, May 2001
http://www.aei.brookings.org/publications/abstract.asp?pID=143 (abstract)
http://www.aei.brookings.org/publications/related/market.pdf (full text)

"How Bush Is Winning," by Michael Novak
Article in National Review Online, May 29, 2001
http://www.aei.org/ra/ranova010529.htm (full text)

"War of the Sun Belt Giants," by William Schneider
Article in National Journal, May 26, 2001
http://www.aei.org/ra/raschn010526.htm (full text)

"He's Conservative--Get over It!" by Robert H. Bork
Article in the Washington Post, May 23, 2001
http://www.aei.org/ra/rabork010523.htm (full text)

"The Next Hot Spot," by Nicholas Eberstadt and Richard J. Ellings
Article in the Washington Times, May 23, 2001
http://www.aei.org/ra/raeber010523.htm (full text)

"Europe, Meet Mr. Rumsfeld," by Jeffrey Gedmin
Article in the Wall Street Journal Europe, May 23, 2001
http://www.aei.org/ra/ragedm010523.htm (full text)

"The Price-Gouging Arguments," by James K. Glassman
Article in National Review Online, May 23, 2001
http://www.aei.org/ra/raglas010523.htm (full text)


Think Tank, AEI scholar Ben J. Wattenberg's television series, will focus this week on whether the nuclear industry is poised to make a comeback in America as a source of inexpensive and clean energy:

"Is Nuclear Power Making a Comeback?"
Featuring Arjun Makhijani and Eileen Supko
Think Tank air times: Chicago - WYCC, Thursdays at 10:30 p.m.; New York - WNET, Saturdays at 9:00 a.m.; Washington - WETA, Saturdays at 1:30 p.m., and WHUT, Sundays at 11:00 a.m. and Tuesdays at 9:00 a.m.
http://www.pbs.org/thinktank/ (information)


Vermont senator James Jeffords has changed his party affiliation from Republican to Independent, giving control of the Senate to the Democrats. Before Jeffords announced his decision, AEI scholar Norman J. Ornstein wrote an article reviewing the White House's relations with the senator and predicting that Jeffords might switch parties. After the announcement, other AEI scholars commented on the turn of events:

"After Shelby Precedent, Bush Had Better Be Careful with Jeffords," by Norman J. Ornstein
Article in Roll Call, May 14, 2001
http://www.aei.org/ra/raorns010514.htm (full text)

"The Senate Jam," by Michael A. Ledeen
Article in National Review Online, May 24, 2001
http://www.aei.org/ra/ralede010524.htm (full text)

"Aftereffects of the Palace Coup," by Ben J. Wattenberg
Article in the Washington Times, May 30, 2001
http://www.aei.org/ra/rawatt010530.htm (full text)

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