Trade and Development Publications

Why Economic Partnership Agreements Undermine Africa's Regional Integration

May 03, 2013
This paper is specifically about providing suggestions for positions the AU can take vis-a-vis the European Union’s Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs). Central is an urgent call for member states to give the AU latitude to ensure that the conclusion of EPAs with the EU is postponed until, at least, the next decade. Simply: If the EU successfully foists EPAs on a critical number of member states through unilateral threats to prematurely withdraw or limit preferential treatment, the negative consequences will be devastating not only to Africa but to many trading partners. more

As President Obama Heads to Mexico, Americans Have Mixed Views of Neighbor Across the Border

Apr 29, 2013
President Obama will visit Mexico on May 2, where he is expected to discuss ways to deepen US-Mexico economic relations and reinforce cultural and commercial ties between the two countries. While still plagued by issues related to organized crime, today Mexico has one of the world’s fastest growing economies, and it is the United States’ second largest trading partner and third largest source of oil. more

Mexico Matters: Change in Mexico and Its Impact Upon the United States

Apr 12, 2013
The book consists of seven short chapters. The first positions Mexico as a fundamental issue for the United States. The second delves into the origins of the country’s current situation and choices. The third analyzes the conundrum of the nation’s politics. The fourth describes the process of decentralization that overtook the country in recent decades and what that entails for decision making. The fifth explores the economy, where it comes from and how it has performed, as well as its current dilemmas. The sixth examines the issue of security and its complexity. The book ends with a few thoughts on the stakes and opportunities looking toward the future. more

Economic Foundations of Russian America (1979)

Apr 11, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #68, 1979. PDF 25 pages. more

The Russian-American Company and the Imperial Government (1979)

Apr 11, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #67, 1979. PDF 41 pages. more

The Impact of Global Stagflation on the Hungarian Economy (1978)

Apr 09, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #45, 1978. PDF 57 pages. more

The Impact of External Economic Disturbances on Poland since 1971 (1978)

Apr 09, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #44, 1978. PDF 98 pages. more

The Energy Crisis, Western "Stagflation" and the Evolution of Soviet-East European Relations: An Initial Assessment (1978)

Apr 09, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #43, 1978. PDF 52 pages. more

The Soviet-Type Economy as a Generator of Economic Disturbances (1978)

Apr 09, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #39, 1978. PDF 38 pages. more

The Sensitivity of the Soviet Economy to Foreign and Domestic Economic Shocks (1978)

Apr 09, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #37, 1978. PDF 52 pages. more

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Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.