Economics and Globalization News
Mar 19, 2014
The March 19, 2014 edition of the Pan-American Post News Briefing references the Latin American Program's publication “The Political Economy of Progressive Tax Reform in Chile" and Chile's possible track to enact its most significant tax reform in decades.
Mar 17, 2014
Senior Scholar William Krist discusses his new book, Globalization and America’s Trade Agreements, a valuable primer on trade policy.
Latin American Program in the News: Guerrilla Leader's Rise To Power In El Salvador Not Expected To Alter Relations With U.S.
Mar 14, 2014
Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson comments on the relationship between El Salvador and the U.S. in this article about the new El Salvadoran President and the alterations to U.S.-Salvadoran relations that his ascension may cause.
Mar 08, 2014
"If we seek to freeze the assets of Russian companies, if we seek to block their ability to import or export, the Russians have already made it clear that they will respond in kind and they may even respond disproportionately as they have in the past, and that's going to hurt American companies," Matthew Rojansky said on NPR's "All Things Considered."
Latin American Program in the News: La desigualdad puede ralentizar el desarrollo económico de América Latina
Feb 25, 2014
El País discusses Latin American Program's "Social Gains in the Balance: A Challenge for Fiscal Policy in Latin America and the Caribbean" event.This article is in Spanish.
Feb 20, 2014
In an interview with Voz de América, Latin American Program Associate Director Eric L. Olson discusses the current situation in Venezuela. This interview is in Spanish.
Feb 18, 2014
"As if Russia did not already have enough worries, with the security issues associated with the Sochi Olympics and the growing unrest next door in Ukraine, it now faces severe downward pressure on its currency," writes Will Pomeranz.
Feb 13, 2014
Anti-government protesters clashed with police in Venezuela, leaving three people shot to death and many injured.
Feb 06, 2014
The Wilson Center, in partnership with the Europa Institute at the University of Zurich (EIZ), is pleased to announce the launch of a Short-Term Research Fellowship Program geared towards academics in the humanities and social science, who currently reside in Switzerland. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to spend four months at the Wilson Center conducting independent, advanced research.
Feb 05, 2014
The Global Europe Program is now accepting applications for the summer research grant competition. This stipend is available to American academic experts and practitioners, including advanced graduate students, engaged in specialized research requiring access to Washington, DC and its research institutions. The grant is for a period of two months, and includes residence at the Wilson Center. Candidates must be U.S. citizens, in order to be considered eligible for this grant opportunity. The deadline for applying is March 1, 2014.