January 27, 2014Fossil Fuels
Robert Lawrence shows that, absent other changes in the economy, benefits from declining oil imports for the long-term U.S. trade deficit have been overstated.
March 16, 2007Trade
Overview The Doha negotiations have stalled since last summer, and, as the November elections in the United States highlighted, American advocates of economic nationalism are growing in strength. …
March 19, 2008United States
Watch Lawrence H. Summers, Harvard University's Charles W. Eliot university professor, reflect on his career in government and academia as part of CFR's HBO History Makers Series.
September 18, 2018United States
The United States Air Force (USAF) turns 71 years-old today. On September 18, 1947, Chief Justice Fred Vinson swore in Stuart Symington as the first secretary of the air force, officially founding a …
September 14, 2018Financial Markets
The new consensus about the cause of the 2008 financial crisis is seductive — and misleading. Sebastian Mallaby presents an alternative opinion.