Aerospace Industry & the Role of Governments

Mary O’Grady is editor of "The Americas," a weekly column in The Wall Street Journal (WSJ). Appearing on the WSJ’s op-ed page every Friday, the column discusses political, economic, business and financial events and trends in the Americas. Ms. O’Grady is also a senior editorial-page writer for the WSJ, writing on Latin America and Canada and on trade and international economics. She joined the paper in August 1995 and was named a senior editorial-page writer in December 1999.

Ms. O’Grady won the Inter American Press Association’s Daily Gleaner Award for editorial commentary in 1997. In 1999, she received an honorable mention in IAPA’s Opinion award category for her editorials and weekly column. Before joining the WSJ, she worked as an options strategist, for Advest Inc., Thomson McKinnon Securities and Merrill Lynch.

Ms. O’Grady’s presentation focused on the economic impacts of subsidizing private enterprises like aircraft manufacturers Bombardier (Canada) and Embraer (Brazil).

Photos taken during the event

Michel Kelly-Ganon, President of the MEI, with Mary O’Grady, editor of "The Americas," a weekly column in The Wall Street Journal

Michel Kelly-Ganon presents the speaker.

Mary O’Grady.

Question period.

Photos: Claudio Calligaris

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