Trade and Development News
May 22, 2014
After twenty years of success, why wouldn't we want the Bank to do more? Christoper Wilson reflects on the past and future of the NADBank and BECC and how an expanded role could increase exports, create jobs, and spur regional competition.
May 21, 2014
As hopes for the United States to sign on to the biggest global trade deal to date rapidly deteriorate, the cost of U.S. political deadlock may be felt most painfully in Asia in the near term, writes Shihoko Goto.
May 12, 2014
In this op-ed, Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson outlines the reasons why the meeting today between US President Barack Obama and Uruguayan President Jose Mujica matters for the US.
May 05, 2014
Former Fellow Jeff Colgan who has written extensively on energy issues, offers his thoughts on why sanctions on Russia are not likely to work in checking Russian intervention.
Apr 27, 2014
Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article about the devaluation of currency in Latin America and its impact on American companies in the region.
Apr 10, 2014
Traditionally, U.S. foreign aid has relied heavily on government funded initiatives. But new models built around public-private partnerships are providing hope for better results. A National Conversation discussion focused on this emerging activity and also included a keynote address from USAID Administrator, Rajiv Shah.
Mar 27, 2014
Since 9/11 and the Iraq war, relations between Canada and the United States have slowly deteriorated, forcing some to question the future of the world's largest bilateral trading relationship. David Jones, former U.S. foreign service officer, pulls no punches as he explores the growing differences between Canada and the United States.
Latin American Program in the News: "Analyst urges broader look at Amazon oil resources' local impacts"
Mar 24, 2014
This article discusses the Latin American Program event "Oil Sparks in the Amazon: Local Conflicts, Indigenous Populations, and Natural Resources."
Mar 19, 2014
Paulo Sotero, Director of the Brazil Institute, presents his views on the stunted relations between Brazil and the U.S.
Mar 17, 2014
Senior Scholar William Krist discusses his new book, Globalization and America’s Trade Agreements, a valuable primer on trade policy.