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October 2, 2017

Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico Before Maria Puerto Rico Before Maria

My new discussion paper with Greg Makoff on economic and demographic trends in Puerto Rico.

September 13, 2017

United States
Flood Waters at Motiva Port Arthur facility Harvey Lessons for U.S. Export Role: Public-Private Stockpiles

Inventories play a crucial role in oil and gas commodity markets by smoothing out short term dislocations and sudden changes in demand. The historically high inventory levels lingering from the after…

July 5, 2017

Global Governance
Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters What's at Stake at the G20 Summit

Will the leaders' gathering in Hamburg find consensus on pressing global economic issues? Experts from many of the group's member states assess prospects.

April 18, 2017

Play Pollard_EC.jpg A Conversation With Daniel Kahneman

Daniel Kahneman discusses insights from behavioral economics.

August 14, 2017

Michel Temer Protest Brazil’s Internet Is Under Attack, Again

The Brazilian government has launched a consultation on the future of CGI.br, the body that sets internet policy in the country. Some fear that the Temer administration is trying to gut it.

June 23, 2017

U.S. Foreign Policy
woman looks into a book You Might Have Missed: Academic Journals VI

This is the sixth blog post in this series. The previous five were published in February, July, and October 2015, and January and May 2016, and highlight earlier academic findings. This post was coau…

November 8, 2017

The Unraveling of the Balkans Peace Agreements

Tensions are rising in the Balkans and the risk of renewed violence is growing, but the United States can help preserve peace and stability in the region.

June 9, 2017

United Kingdom
EU and UK flags fly during a pro-EU march in front of the British Parliament in London. What Brexit Means

Brexit supporters argue that the EU threatens sovereignty and stifles growth, while opponents counter that EU membership strengthens trade, investment, and the UK’s standing in the world.

December 17, 2012

ICV_CDC_south_africa Emerging Voices: Daniel Elliott on International Corporate Volunteerism

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Daniel Elliott, program mana…

May 12, 2016

Behind China’s Gambit in Pakistan

China’s flagship investment project in Pakistan could provide a much needed economic spark, but significant security and political challenges loom.