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April 6, 2017

Global
Corruption and Commerce: The Costs and Benefits of Policing International Markets

Experts discuss the effects of corruption and illicit financial flows on international commerce, and how the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act has helped advance U.S. multinational corporations.

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March 30, 2017

Global
Automation, Job Loss, and the Welfare State

Experts explore the potential for mass job loss created by technological advances and, in turn, the possible need for a large welfare state to care for an increasingly underemployed population.

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September 28, 2016

United States
The Impact of Trade on U.S. Labor Markets: What Do We Know?

Experts discuss the relationship between U.S. trade policy and labor markets.

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November 9, 2015

United States
The State of the U.S. Economy

Jason Furman discusses the state of the U.S. economy.

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April 29, 2015

Nepal
Fragile Nepal’s Steep Challenges

Already struggling to meet the needs of its people before its earthquake, the weak government of Nepal faces enormous obstacles in warding off further disaster and harnessing outside aid, writes CFR’…

February 24, 2015

United States
Mac Thornberry on the Budget, National Security, and Policy Reform

Representative Mac Thornberry (R-TX) joins Princeton Universitys James Shinn to discuss threats to U.S. national security and Thornberry’s vision for the House Armed Services Committee

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February 24, 2015

United States
Mac Thornberry on the Budget, National Security, and Policy Reform

Mac Thornberry, U.S. Representative (R-TX) and chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, joins Princeton University’s James Shinn to discuss threats to U.S. national security and Thornberry’s…

January 12, 2015

Haiti
Haiti’s Reconstruction Struggles

Five years after a devastating earthquake, Haiti remains plagued by a weak political system and flawed reconstruction process, says former correspondent Jonathan M. Katz.

October 24, 2014

Egypt
Weekend Reading: Reading History in Doha, Egypt Intervenes in Libya, and Nervous Gulfies

Explore the Qatar Digital Library, an archive featuring the cultural and historical heritage of the Gulf and the wider region. Janet Basurto, writing for Egyptian Streets, explores the reasons behin…

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