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October 19, 2006

United States
Plugging In and Speaking Out: the Internet, the Public, and Policymaking

As more citizens turn online for information and opinions, the Internet plays an increasingly central role in empowering and shaping public involvement in the political process on issues ranging from…

January 8, 2007

United States
Two reasons why I am cautious about predicting a big turn in the trade deficit

1. A rising fraction of the Toyotas sold in the US are now made in Japan.  The Journal:Toyota has said it aims to produce in North America two-thirds of the overall number of vehicles it sells here. …

June 20, 2012

South Korea
Three Hurdles for Emissions Trading Scheme

Introduction After months of roadblocks that seemed to signal the demise of South Korea's proposed emissions trading scheme (ETS), the South Korean parliament passed legislation establishing an ET…

March 22, 2013

Economic Prospects for the Eurozone

Please join Willem H. Buiter as he discusses break-up risk, sovereign debt restructuring, bank creditor bail-ins, debt mutualisation, austerity and growth in the Eurozone. The C. Peter McColough Ser…

March 22, 2013

Economic Prospects for the Eurozone

Willem H. Buiter, chief economist at Citigroup, discusses break-up risk, sovereign debt restructuring, bank creditor bail-ins, debt mutualization, austerity, and growth in the eurozone.

June 28, 2013

South Korea
Nuclear Power in South Korea’s Green Growth Strategy

Introduction Nuclear power has been an important, if understated, aspect of South Korea's National Strategy for Green Growth, a set of policies reflecting the idea that economic growth and environ…

April 5, 2014

Conference on Diversity in International Affairs 2014

CFR hosted the second annual Conference on Diversity in International Affairs in collaboration with the Global Access Pipeline (GAP) and the International Career Advancement Program (ICAP) on Apr…

January 9, 2015

Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of January 9, 2015

Ashlyn Anderson, Lauren Dickey, Darcie Draudt, William Piekos, Ariella Rotenberg, and Sharone Tobias look at the top stories in Asia today. 1. New  Year’s Eve stampede in Shanghai. A deadly stampede…

A bouquet of flowers is pictured at the site of a memorial ceremony for people who were killed in a stampede incident last Wednesday during a New Year's celebration on the Bund, with Shanghai's Pudong financial district in the background, January 6, 2015. Chinese state media and the public criticised the government and police on Friday for failing to prevent the stampede in Shanghai that killed 36 people and dented the city's image as modern China's global financial hub. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA - Tags: DIS

April 15, 2015

South Korea
Korea’s Immigration Policy Backlash

Darcie Draudt is a research associate for Korea Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. Late last month, the South Korean Ministry of Gender Equality and Family presented an open discussion tit…


July 29, 2016

Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of July 29, 2016

Rachel Brown, Sherry Cho, Lincoln Davidson, Bochen Han, Theresa Lou, and Gabriella Meltzer look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. China and Russia to hold “routine” naval exercises in the Sout…