Uncommon Common Ground: Race and America’s Future

2010. Angela Glover Blackwell, Stewart Kwoh, Manuel Pastor

New perspectives on race and its role in shaping American identity and disunity.  Revised edition.

The Next Generation Project Meridian Assemblies Combined White Papers


Three one-day workshops held in 2009-2010 on “Obama – One Year Later," "U.S. Global Policy: Challenges to Building a 21st Century Grand Strategy,” and “Technology, Finance, Innovation, and U.S. Global Policy." Co-sponsored with the Center for a New American Security and held at the Merdian Center in Washington DC.

Governance of Financial Institutions

2009. The American Assembly

In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, this report is a call for stronger risk management, clearer executive compensation policies, and stronger expectations for (and regulation of) financial-sector governance.  The report derives from a 2009 American Assembly event which brought together leaders of and experts on the financial sector.

The Next Generation Project: U.S. Global Policy & The Future of International Institutions - National Assembly

2008. The American Assembly

The culminating report of The Next Generation Project series.

Retooling for Growth: Building a 21st Century Economy in America's Older Industrial Area

2008. Richard M. McGahey (ed.), Jennifer S. Vey (ed.)

This collection offers practical, achievable strategies for revitalizing America's older industrial cities and building upon their significant (and often overlooked) economic, physical, and cultural resources.

Retooling for Growth: Building a Twenty-first Century Economy in America's Older Industrial Areas

2007. The American Assembly

From the 2007 Assembly of the same name, this report explores policy strategies for revitalizing older US industrial areas that no longer effectively compete in the global economy.

The Next Generation Project: U.S. Global Policy & The Future of International Institutions - Southwest Assembly

2006. The American Assembly

The first report in the Next Generation Project series.

The Future of the Accounting Profession: Auditor Concentration

2005. The American Assembly

This report, derived from a 2005 Assembly on concentration in the accounting sector, discusses the risks associated with consolidation among the major accounting firms and other structural changes to the accounting field. 

Renewing the U.S. - Canada Relationship

2005. The American Assembly

A re-examination of US-Canada relations in the context of post-Cold War realignments, the rise of new global trading partners, and the post-Sept.11 changes in US foreign and domestic security policy.  The report draws on a 2005 Assembly of the same name.

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