Economics and Globalization News

Scorecard: Islamist Successes and Failures

Jun 25, 2013
Islamists have won unprecedented political power In the Middle East since the 2011 uprisings, notably in Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco. Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi marks his first year in office on June 30, 2013. Nathan Brown analyzes the Islamist scorecard. “Despite electoral victories, Islamists have not yet figured out how to wield political power,” he concludes.

Morsi Meter: 9,427 protests and counting one year later

Jun 25, 2013
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi marks one-year in power on June 30, 2013. It has been a contentious year fraught with growing troubles—and many protests. The opposition is calling for the biggest demonstrations since the 2011 uprising on the anniversary. The following run-down of Egypt’s top ten problems helps explain growing public frustration and rage.

Latin American Program in the News: Close Relations Between the United States, Latin America, and Asia form a "New Triangle"

Jun 25, 2013
This article highlights last week’s event at the Wilson Center, “Reaching Across the Pacific: Latin America and Asia in the New Century.” This article is in Chinese.

Info-graphic: U.S. Merchandise Trade with Mexico, 1993-2012

Jun 25, 2013
Updated data regarding U.S.-Mexico trade.

Economic Growth and Development in Post Yugoslav Countries

Jun 22, 2013
“Economic Growth and Development in Post-Yugoslav Countries,” a Wilson Center article by Public Policy Scholar Franjo Štiblar, examines what happened in economic and social terms to post-Yugoslav countries after independence.

East European Studies Short-term Research Scholarships

Jun 07, 2013
The Wilson Center's Global Europe Program is now accepting applications for the EES Short-term Grant competition, which is open to academic experts and practitioners, including advanced graduate students, engaged in specialized research requiring access to Washington, DC and its research institutions. Grants are for one month and include residence at the Wilson Center. Candidates must be U.S. citizens, in order to be considered eligible for this grant opportunity. The deadline for this grant cycle is: September 1, 2013.

Latin American Program in the News: Piñera y Obama estrechan relación bilateral y acuerdan rumbo al TPP

Jun 04, 2013
Cynthia Arnson’s comments on the Chile-U.S. relationship were quoted in this article. Arnson said that the cooperation between both countries won’t be limited to commerce. According to Cynthia Arnson, “other sectors involved in the bilateral relations will be education, science and technology”.

The Woodrow Wilson Center Announces 2013 – 2014 Fellowship Class

May 30, 2013
Jane Harman, director, president & CEO of the Wilson Center, is pleased to announce the members of the 2013-2014 fellowship class. The 21 fellows, most of whom are expected to start September 2013, include scholars and practitioners from the United States, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, the Netherlands, and New Zealand.

Latin American Program in the News: BID presentará último estudio Desarrollo en las Américas en seminario

May 22, 2013
This article references the launch of the IDB taxation study, "More than Revenue," hosted by the Wilson Center (in Spanish).

Latin American Program in the News: New IDB book outlines need for tax reforms in Latin America and the Caribbean to further region’s development

May 22, 2013
This article cites the Wilson Center-hosted launch of the new IDB taxation report, "More than Revenue."

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