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March 24, 2000

Colombia
First Steps Toward a Constructive U.S. Policy in Colombia

Introduction and Executive Summary In November 1999, the Council on Foreign Relations and Inter-American Dialogue established an independent task force to review and offer recommendations on U.S. …

February 18, 2004

Global
Council Senior Fellow Jagdish Bhagwati Takes on the Critics of Globalization in New Book

February 17, 2004 - Critics of globalization blame it for everything from child labor to environmental degradation, cultural homogenization, and a host of other ills afflicting poorer nations. In his…

May 17, 2005

Americas
Task Force Urges Measures to Strengthen North American Competitiveness, Expand Trade, Ensure Border Security

May 17, 2005--North America is vulnerable on several fronts: the region faces terrorist and criminal security threats, increased economic competition from abroad, and uneven economic development at h…

January 30, 2007

Financial Markets
Hey big spender (or why conservation is perhaps a bit more than just a personal virtue) ….

In the past, I have noted that oil exporters saved rather than spent the windfall from the surge in oil prices.    The IMF calculated that the average oil producer in the Middle East “spent” 30% and …

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May 18, 2004

United States
Statement by Benn Steil on the SEC Proposal on Market Structure to the House Committee on Financial Services

Statement ofDr. Benn SteilAndre Meyer Senior Fellow in International EconomicsCouncil on Foreign Relationsbefore theCommittee on Financial ServicesSubcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance and Gover…

July 10, 2007

Monetary Policy
BRIC reserve growth … $200b, $400b, $800b, even bigger?

As Felix notes, I am reserve-obsessed.   For good reason, I would argue.  Right now, central bank reserve accumulation is driving the global flow of capital.  Private markets have been out-gunned.We …

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September 4, 2008

Elections and Voting
2008 Foreign Policy Symposium: Democracy and America’s Role in the World

This session was part of a three-day symposium during the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis, cosponsored with the University of Minnesota's Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs.

September 4, 2008

Elections and Voting
2008 Foreign Policy Symposium: Democracy and America's Role in the World

Watch experts discuss the role of democracy promotion in U.S. foreign policy as part of a three-day symposium during the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis, cosponsored with the University…

March 27, 2008

Financial Markets
Termites in the Trading System

In his new book, Termites in the Trading System: How Preferential Agreements Undermine Free Trade, CFR Senior Fellow for International Economics Jagdish Bhagwati argues that so-called free trade agre…

August 13, 2009

Immigration and Migration
U.S. Immigration Policy

"The continued failure to devise and implement a sound and sustainable immigration policy threatens to weaken America's economy, to jeopardize its diplomacy, and to imperil its national security," co…