Watch Richard W. Fisher, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, discuss the consequences of globalization for monetary policy.
Listen to Richard W. Fisher, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, discuss the consequences of globalization for monetary policy.
Hernando De Soto discusses his work with designing and implementing capital formation programs to empower the poor in the developing world. His research within the Institute for Liberty and Democracy (ILD)has given rise to the question: "What's the DNA of market development?" and to the conclusion that national legislation is the reason globalization works for some but not for others.
Richard N. Haass testifies before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.
Pennsylvania voters have made their choice in the Democratic primary, and like other U.S. states economic concerns continue to be the dominant theme in this election.
CFR's Peter Beinart says the Iowa caucuses reveal shifts in the political beliefs of both parties' bases.
Listen to Jagdish N. Bhagwati, CFR's senior fellow for international economics, discuss his book In Defense of Globalization with students as part of the CFR Academic Conference Call Series.
A Panel on world economics and the 2008 U.S. Presidential election, held at the NYU Stern School of Business and in conjunction with CFR and The Economist.
In light of the recent turmoil in the foreign exchange markets, Benn Steil
condenses the arguments of his recent Foreign Affairs article, 'The End of
National Currency,' for Canada's leading financial daily.
As part of the Council's Latin American Studies Program, the panels discuss globalization and trade in Latin America and Asia.
With fears over globalization growing, Congress may overhaul legislation aimed at protecting U.S.workers adversely affected by trade.
Many are viewing the UAW-GM strike as Exhibit A for how globalization damages America . Matthew Slaughter argues that America ’s automobile industry is a prime example of the aggregate gains generated by the dynamic and interrelated forces of trade, investment and technological change. He questions how the presidential contenders will craft an American economic policy that both allows greater globalization and also spreads its gains as widely as possible.
In the Spring/Summer 2007 issue of The Cato Journal, Benn Steil writes on "Federal Reserve Policy in the Face of Crisis." He argues that the global monetary order of national fiat currencies represents the greatest threat to globalization.
Peter Mandelson, European commissioner for trade, discusses his views on the global economy and international trade, reflecting on current financial turbulence.
The growth of vast government-controlled investment funds abroad means foreign governments will increasingly have a say in how corporate America is run, writes Sebastian Mallaby.
Globalization has brought huge overall benefits, but earnings for most U.S. workers -- even those with college degrees -- have been falling recently; inequality is greater now than at any other time in the last 70 years. Whatever the cause, the result has been a surge in protectionism. To save globalization, policymakers must spread its gains more widely. The best way to do that is by redistributing income.
In the Spring/Summer 2007 issue of The Cato Journal, Peter Kenen claims that the United States has become the largest single beneficiary of financial globalization, and we may have to pay a high price for that privilege.
Knopf argues that the only remaining path for South Sudan is for an international transitional administration to run the country for a finite period.
The U.S. relationship with Israel is in trouble. Blackwill and Gordon offer six core policy proposals to repair, redefine, and invigorate the partnership.
To ensure the success of Myanmar's historic democratic transition, the United States should revise its outdated and counterproductive sanctions policy.
The definitive account of the secret war in Laos, which forever changed the CIA from a relatively small spying agency into an organization with vast paramilitary powers. More
CFR President Haass argues for an updated global operating system to address challenges from terrorism to climate change. More
Alden provides an enlightening history of the last four decades of U.S. trade policies and a blueprint for how to keep the United States competitive in a globalized economy. More
Learn more about CFR’s mission and its work over the past year in the 2016 Annual Report. The Annual Report spotlights new initiatives, high-profile events, and authoritative scholarship from CFR experts, and includes a message from CFR President Richard N. Haass.
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