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June 5, 2000

Corporate Governance
Economic Crisis and Corporate Reform in East Asia

The Asian financial crisis of 1997-98 involved, among other things, a failure of regulation. Some believe this failure is endemic to global capitalism, and others believe it was profoundly local and …

February 13, 2018

United States
FA MA 2018 Cover Walking Away From World Order: Weighing Trump’s First Year of Foreign Policy

“Nobody really knew what to expect when Donald Trump became U.S. president. Would he disrupt the status quo or maintain it? Blow himself up or escape unscathed? One year in, the answer is yes,” write…

May 14, 2013

A billboard encourages Malaysian citizens to vote for the opposition Pakatan Rakyat party in the state of Sarawak. Meredith Weiss: What More Do Malaysian Voters Want?

Meredith Weiss is an associate professor in the department of political science at the University of Albany. Adamantly pro-government newspaper Utusan Malaysia raised hackles among opposition Pakata…

February 13, 2018

Play Stalin 'The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War' by Benn Steil

Benn Steil discusses his new book, The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War.

May 1, 2012

The World Trade Organization Flag. (World Trade Organization/Flickr) The Great Recession and Trade Protectionism: What Went Right?

There has already been extensive analysis of the mistakes in finance, real estate, and regulation that came together in 2008 to produce the worst recession since the Great Depression of the 1930s. Bu…

September 13, 2011

World Economic Update

This series is presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies. Related readings: Four Ways Congress Can Upgrade Our Credit Rating by Peter R. Orszag U.S Solvency Rests with 1…

April 18, 2013

Malaysians listen to speeches during an election campaign in Kajang outside Kuala Lumpur on April 17, 2013. Situating Malaysia’s Thirteenth General Election: Not All About the Outcome

Meredith Weiss is an associate professor in the department of political science at the University of Albany. If all goes according to plan, election-watchers of all sorts will be thick on the ground…

February 25, 2013

Politics and Government
South Korea's new president Park Geun-hye salutes the national flag during her inauguration (Lee Jae-Won/Courtesy Reuters). Hello, Park Geun-hye: President of South Korea

Glass ceilings are made to be broken. And today Park Geun-hye smashed one when she became the first woman to be sworn in as president of South Korea. Park defeated her left-of-center opponent, Moon J…

June 10, 2008

United States
The Role of Delegates in the U.S. Presidential Nominating Process

Close Republican and Democratic presidential nominating contests are focusing attention on the role of delegates, who ultimately will be choosing their party’s nominees.