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June 14, 2012

Europe
G20 Summit Overshadowed by Euro Crisis

The eurozone crisis is expected to dominate the upcoming G20 leaders’ summit, as the organization works to stay relevant and move forward on a full agenda, says this Expert Roundup.

October 20, 2009

Capital Flows
Global Economic Trends: The Business of Aid

The private sector is recognized as the engine of economic growth, and growth is recognized as a key condition for poverty alleviation. But effectively promoting private investment in the developing …

May 31, 2013

You Might Have Missed: Drone Transparency, Cyber Warfare, and Syria

Michael Riley, “How the U.S. Government Hacks the World,” Bloomberg Businessweek, May 23, 2013. The men and women who hack for the NSA belong to a secretive unit known as Tailored Access Operations…

May 8, 2013

United States
The Shrinking U.S. Labor Force and Fed Policy

Does the large drop in the U.S. labor force participation rate justify a monetary policy that is easier, for longer, than suggested by our models or the Fed’s current description of its policy?  Chri…

The Shrinking U.S. Labor Force and Fed Policy

October 26, 2012

United States
You Might Have Missed: Drones, Targeted Killings, and Autonomous Robots

Maria Abi-Habib, “Troops Shot After Taliban Leader’s Call,” Wall Street Journal, October 26, 2012. Anti-American feelings are rife in the Afghan army and police, the two forces that are supposed to …

Armed reaper drone

November 2, 2012

Climate Change
The Global Green Growth Institute: On a Mission to Prove Green Growth

Introduction On October 23, 2012, a new international organization dedicated to changing the way countries grow economically made its official debut on the world stage. The eighteen member countri…

October 20, 2009

Development
Global Economic Trends: The Business of Aid

Watch experts break down the relationship between foreign aid and local business in the developing world.

November 30, 2011

Space
A Space Code of Conduct

An unmanned Progress supply vehicle approaches the International Space Station on April 7, 2010 (Courtesy Reuters/NASA). But outer Space At least this far, For all the fuss Of the populace Sta…

An unmanned Progress supply vehicle approaches the International Space Station on April 7, 2010 (Courtesy Reuters/NASA)

November 17, 2006

Monetary Policy
The world, in a single graph

Actually, this post should be titled “everything I think I know about the world, in a single graph.”   The following graph combines various measures of dollar reserve growth with data on the overa…

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