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November 3, 2005

Emerging Markets
What ever happened to US relations with Latin America?

One of the things that has fascinated me is that US-Latin America relations have soured so much under Bush's watch.  I think I am fascinated in part because I don't really buy the standard ex…

January 11, 2011

Haiti
Haiti’s Year of Living Miserably

The cholera epidemic that has added to the list of Haiti’s post-earthquake miseries is a reminder that what Haiti needs more than anything else is good governance that would lead to better infrastruc…

April 22, 2010

Gender
Leveraging New Technology for Women's Economic Empowerment: Understanding and Expanding Distribution Networks

Watch experts give examples of bringing technologies to developing countries and how distribution of these products works. This session was part of The ExxonMobil Women and Development Roundtable Se…

April 21, 2010

Gender
Understanding and Expanding Distribution Networks

ISOBEL COLEMAN: This is our third and final panel, and the focus now is on distribution. How do we -- we've heard about the opportunities and the challenges in the first session, we've heard from th…

March 30, 2006

United States
Read Barry Eichengreen

Eichengreen provides the best summary I have seen of competing views on the sustainability of large US trade deficits, along with the impact of sustained trade deficts on US external debt and the inv…

January 13, 2007

United States
The more the dollar falls, the more dollars you need to buy …

That, more or less, is the conclusion of “portfolio balance” models of global capital flows.    The dollar tanks.   Its share of your portfolio falls.   So sell euros (or RMB) and buy dollars to keep…

December 17, 2006

Monetary Policy
Isn’t the surprise here that Venezuela still has 80% of its reserves in dollars?

Venezuela has, according to Bloomberg, reduced the dollar share of its reserves from 95% to 80%, and increased the euro share from 5 to 15%.  Bloomberg:``The U.S. dollar has suffered a long process o…

May 22, 2007

Americas
Latin America, America Latin Symposium: Session 1: Dynamics of Entry

Watch experts discuss the history of immigration in the United States and its implications for the current immigration debate.

May 22, 2007

Americas
Latin America, America Latin: The Dynamics of Immigration and Integration in the Western Hemisphere--Dynamics of Entry (Session 1)

RAY SUAREZ:  Good morning, and welcome.  It's great to finally have spring here in New York and have a pleasant walk through the front door of this building in the morning. I'm Ray Suarez from the T…

August 25, 2003

Iraq
Trainor Says the U.S. Military Gets an ’A’ for Winning the Iraq War but a ’D’ for Postwar Operations

Retired three-star Marine Corps General Bernard E. Trainor says that U.S. forces merit stellar marks for their military victory but only a “D” for postwar operations. He blames much of the…