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A short summary of each of the G-20 member’s objectives for the April summit in London.
December 22, 2005
This publication is now archived.
IntroductionDefining a year just past is often a matter of perspective. Sometimes it’s self-evident: 1989 saw communism fall in Europe, 2001 saw terrorism arrive in …
February 9, 2010
Peru has avoided the development problems seen in other extraction-dependent economies, but experts say the country faces governance hurdles, especially on the environment.
October 18, 2007
Political volatility among the world’s leading oil producers suggests deeper causes for recent price spikes.
February 12, 2007
Backgrounder: Economists say Iran’s mismanaged energy sector and falling oil prices could have consequences for its economy.
December 21, 2009
Loss of forests is a major contributor to greenhouse-gas emissions. Plans to devise a policy tool for using trees for carbon dioxide sequestration are now under way.
While some experts fault demand increases for record-high oil prices, others say production and market issues reflect price hikes are more complicated.
January 31, 2006
Two decades ago, the United States was the world’s largest creditor; now it’s the world’s largest debtor. As Ben Bernanke assumes the post of Federal Reserve chairman, succeeding Alan Greenspan, opin…
April 11, 2007
President Bush, in his January 31, 2006, State of the Union address, proposed an Advanced Energy Initiative to reduce American dependency on foreign energy sources. The following is a summary of U.S…
March 23, 2012
A surge in pirate attacks off the Somali coast in recent years has prompted the deployment of an international coalition of navies. But experts say that military force alone cannot address the underl…