March 16, 2018Thailand
With elections in Thailand seemingly slated for early 2019, could an Emmanuel Macron–like figure emerge in the kingdom?
August 24, 2017Thailand
On Friday, former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will hear the verdict in her trial over allegedly neglecting management of a massive rice subsidy plan. She oversaw the rice subsidy during h…
July 6, 2017Myanmar
The National League for Democracy (NLD)-led government in Myanmar has now been in office for more than a year, with Aung San Suu Kyi as de facto head of government. Suu Kyi certainly wields sizable i…
October 14, 2016Emerging Markets
The Financial Times’ Big Read feature on hidden trade barriers included a chart showing the growth in trade relative to the growth of the world economy. The graph showed, accurately, that trade is no…
August 21, 2015China
This Week in Markets and Democracy will return on August 28. Until then, here is what CSMD is reading this week. The World Economic Forum identifies ten trends that will shape the future role of civ…
October 16, 2017United States
This is the final session of the "The United States and World Trade: Future Directions" symposium.
October 16, 2017Trade
This is the third session of the "The United States and World Trade: Future Directions" symposium.
October 16, 2017China
This is the second session of the "The United States and World Trade: Future Directions" symposium.
March 28, 2012Trade
In an op-ed in Politico, Jeff Zients, acting director of the Office of Management and Budget, and John Engler, former republican governor of Michigan, argue for increasing presidential power to reorg…