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May 11, 2018

Economics
World Economic Update

The World Economic Update highlights the quarter’s most important and emerging trends.

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December 28, 2012

Is Education a Threat to Peace?

The newest threat to peace in the Middle East is a college--at least according to the government of the United Kingdom. The educational institution in question is Ariel College, now Ariel University…

January 29, 2013

Middle East and North Africa
The New York Times Gets Israel Wrong Again

Just for the record, it is useful to recall the New York Times’s analysis of Israel’s recent election campaign. Here is the prognosis by its chief Jerusalem correspondent, Jodi Rudoren, on the day be…

December 17, 2012

Health
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…

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October 28, 2015

Emerging Markets
Currency Crises in Emerging Markets

Projected capital outflows are placing pressure on the currencies of some of the world most dynamic emerging markets. 

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February 26, 2007

Trade
Is the WTO Dispute Settlement System Fair?

Daniel J. Ikenson and Robert E. Lighthizer debate the mechanism for adjudicating trade arguments.

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Excerpt: Two Nations Indivisible

Read an excerpt of Two Nations Indivisible.

February 18, 2016

Global
Angus Deaton on Foreign Aid and Inequality

Angus Deaton discusses foreign aid, global and national inequality, and globalization.

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September 11, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
Foreign Investors Cautious About Nigeria

International investors may be demoting Nigeria as their darling. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is excluding Nigeria from its local-currency emerging-market bond indices. (A local-currency emerging-market bon…

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October 1, 2014

Climate Change
What My Book The Power Surge Got Wrong

It’s been two years since I turned in the manuscript for The Power Surge, my book about the changes sweeping American energy and their consequences for the world that was published last May. The book…

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