Conference Papers and Background Material from USMA Senior Conference

Expeditionary Economics – A Brigade Commander’s Experience

CERP as a Budget
Colonel Randy George, former Commander, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division
Dante Paradiso, former Senior Civilian Representative, Department of State, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division

Frameworks for Thinking about Expeditionary Economics

Why Building Power and Water Utilities is Like Building a National Army; And Why It is Not 
Allen Eisendrath, Energy Team Leader, U.S. Agency for International Development

Understanding Business Need as the Basis for Economic Growth and Stabilization
Wade Channel, Rule of Law Advisor, U.S. Agency for International Development

Considerations Facing Military Units in Expeditionary Economics

Defining Expeditionary Economics
June Reed, Senior Advisor–Iraq Capital Markets, U.S. Department of State

Entrepreneurship, Corruption, and Economic Development In Post-conflict/Post-disaster States
Dr. Frank Gunter, Lehigh University, Corruption and Economic Development in Iraq

Applying the Principles of “A Guide to Economic Growth in Post-Conflict Countries” to Mid-Conflict Situations and COIN Operations
Dr. James Smith, former Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development Bureau for Economic Growth, Agriculture and Trade       

Papers from Pre-Conference Workshop and Other Background Materials

Expeditionary Economics-Toward a Doctrine for Enabling Stabilization and Growth
Colonel Jeffrey Peterson, Director, Economics Program, Department of Social Sciences
Major Mark Crow

Expeditionary Economics-Spurring Growth after Conflicts and Disasters
Carl J. Schramm, President and CEO, Kauffman Foundation

The Economics of Peace: Military vs. Civilian Economic Reconstruction – Do the Same Rules Apply?
Graciana del Castillo, Co-founder and Partner Macroeconomic Advisory Group

Expeditionary Economics: Enabling Stabilization and Growth or Risking Cultural Collateral Damage?
Azza Karam, Senior Technical Advisor United Nations Population Fund

The Commanders Emergency Response Program in Afghanistan & Refining US Military Capabilities in Stability and In-Conflict Development
Gregory Johnson, U.S. Army
Vijaya Ramachandran, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development
Julie Walz, Research Assistant, Center for Global Development

ARZU’s Learning Laboratory: Innovative and Realistic First Response in Post-Conflict Reconstruction
Connie Duckworth, Founder and CEO, ARZU, Inc.
Susan Ganz, CEO, Lion Brothers Company, Inc.