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February 22, 2024

Ukraine
Grim Ukraine War Anniversary, WTO in Limbo, Blinken’s Lula and Milei Tour, and More

Ukraine marks the second anniversary of Russia’s large-scale invasion; the World Trade Organization (WTO) holds its thirteenth ministerial conference in Abu Dhabi amid deep uncertainty about progress…

Podcast A Ukrainian serviceman of the 65th Mechanised Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces looks on from a trench in the Zaporizhzhia region of Ukraine on February 21, 2024

November 27, 2012

Economics
Emerging Voices: Stephanie Hanson on Empowering Female Smallholder Farmers

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Stephanie Hanson, director o…

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December 4, 2023

Health
Virtual Roundtable: Financing of Primary Health Care and the Central Role and Important Limitations of Capitation

FRIEDEN: Thanks so much. And thanks for joining us. I'm really looking forward to this discussion. Dr. Kara Hanson has led important work assessing financing in health care. And you might say: Why is…

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May 23, 2007

Immigration and Migration
State and Local Officials Conference Call with Gordon H. Hanson

Listen to Gordon H. Hanson, professor of economics at the University of California, San Diego, discuss immigration reform as part of CFR's State and Local Officials Conference Call Series. Learn mor…

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January 22, 2024

Trade
The Curse of Nostalgia: Industrial Policy in the United States

A critical look at the past and present of industrial policy shows that its recent popularity is not only misguided, but is likely to have negative economic and geopolitical consequences for the Unit…

President Joe Biden signs the Inflation Reduction Act in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington on August 16, 2022.

August 6, 2009

Sub-Saharan Africa
Corruption in Sub-Saharan Africa

Countries in sub-Saharan Africa lose billions of dollars each year through corruption, say analysts. Local and international efforts to reform governance have been inconsistent.