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September 25, 2017

Trade
Play Shipping containers International Trade Policy: A Conversation With Representative Sander Levin

Representative Sander Levin discusses the future of U.S. international trade policy.  

July 23, 2013

Development
RTRF9WY Responses to "The Need for Lawyers Without Borders"

My blog post last week proposing a global "Lawyers Without Borders" organization to represent local communities on international economic law issues generated such an unusual number of emails and com…

April 29, 2013

Rule of Law
mexico border fence Human Rights and Access to Legal Representation

Last week a federal judge ruled that mentally disabled immigrants facing deportation have a right to representation in immigration proceedings, and ordered immigration courts in Arizona, California, …

January 24, 2013

Economics
Infrastructure - LAM Guest Post: Rafael Correa’s Smooth Road to Victory

This is a guest post by Stephanie Leutert, a research associate here at the Council on Foreign Relations who works with me in the Latin America program. In less than a month, Ecuadorians will head…

December 17, 2012

Health
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…

September 11, 2012

Health
Joseph-Kony-Kony2012-Uganda-slacktivism-development-poverty-TOMS-Warby-Parker Question of the Week: Slactivism

Can YouTube and shoes promote development and reduce poverty? Question of the Week posts review important questions and controversies in global development by providing background information and l…

June 12, 2012

Americas
CCT - Latin America's Moment Conditional Cash Transfer Programs: Worth the Price?

In the economic development world, one of Latin America’s claims to fame are its conditional cash transfer programs (CCTs), which provide direct money transfers to low-income families who send their …

April 6, 2017

Global
Play Markets_EC.jpg Corruption and Commerce: The Costs and Benefits of Policing International Markets

Experts discuss the effects of corruption and illicit financial flows on international commerce, and how the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act has helped advance U.S. multinational corporations.