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December 15, 2017

United States
Why The Trade Balance (Still) Matters Why The Trade Balance (Still) Matters

It is a useful indicator (even for the U.S.)

December 2, 2016

Global
annivesaries-photos-min Ten Historical Anniversaries of Note in 2017

Anniversaries mark the passage of time, recall our triumphs, and honor our losses. Two thousand and sixteen witnessed many significant historical anniversaries: the seventy-fifth anniversary of Pearl…

August 9, 2012

Trade
A worker stands in front of battery packs ready to be placed into electric vehicles at China's largest electric vehicle battery recharging station in Beijing (David Gray/Reuters). Morning Brief: Chinese Firm Offers to Buy U.S. Battery Maker

One of China’s largest auto-parts makers, Wanxiang Group (WSJ), announced plans to acquire 80 percent of ailing battery maker A123 Systems for $450 million. The Massachusetts-based firm grew out of m…

July 1, 2013

Asia
RTR3AX7I Emerging Voices: Jessica Seddon on Do-It-Yourself Governance in India

Emerging Voices features regular contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Jessica Seddon, foun…

March 21, 2016

Europe and Eurasia
Play RTX2228M_EC.jpg A Conversation With Europe's Ambassadors

European diplomats share their perspectives on the future of Europe.

November 20, 2015

Germany
Play Merkel_EC.jpg Power Profile: Angela Merkel

Experts discuss the leadership style, personality, and policies of German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she navigates an escalating migration crisis and uncertainty in the eurozone.

November 2, 2007

Development
Inequalities in Asia’s Giants

While spiraling economic growth in India and China has lifted millions out of poverty, it has also fueled inequalities within their societies.

January 2, 2013

Financial Markets
The Battle of Bretton Woods

A remarkably deft work of storytelling that reveals how the blueprint for the postwar economic order was actually drawn.

January 3, 2012

China
What to Expect in Asia in 2012 What to Expect in Asia in 2012

Traders stand near a screen showing the Indonesia Stock Exchange Composite Index during the first day of trading for 2012 in Jakarta January 2, 2012. Courtesy Reuters/Stringer. It’s been a fascinati…