Trade and Development News
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."
May 22, 2013
Directors Cynthia Arnson and Duncan Wood are quoted in an article about US-Latin American economic relations, following President Obama's recent trip to the region. (in Spanish)
May 22, 2013
An article on the release of the Inter-American Development Bank's new taxation report, "More than Revenue," hosted at the Wilson Center.
May 16, 2013
Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute, gives his take on the recent election of Roberto Azevedo to lead the WTO
May 15, 2013
Director Cynthia J. Arnson commented on the deepening economic relations between the United States and Latin America, a region that is being seen by Washington as a vital economic partner instead of its natural "backyard." (In Spanish)
May 12, 2013
Mexico and the United States are no longer “distant neighbors” but have become “intimate strangers,” tied together by intense ties across the border but with limited understanding of each other, writes Andrew Selee in an op-ed in the Mexican newspaper El Universal.
Latin American Program in the News: BID presentará último estudio Desarrollo en las Américas en seminario
May 10, 2013
This article featured the event “More than Revenue: Taxation as a Development Tool.” The new report on Development in the Americas is going to be presented at the Wilson Center next week. (In Spanish)
May 07, 2013
Eric Olson was talked to NPR from Costa Rica where he witnessed the President Obama’s trip to San José.
Apr 26, 2013
This article mentioned the Cynthia Arnson’s piece on Venezuela published on PBS. “The economy in Venezuela cannot afford anymore the government working as in the Chavez period. Maduro needs to make adjustments in economic policies, especially improving the productive efficiency in the Department of Petroleum,” starts the article in Chinese. (In Chinese)
Apr 22, 2013
What are the strengths and weaknesses of the partnership between Mexico and the United States? What might be done to improve it? Exploring both policy and process, and ranging from issues of trade and development to concerns about migration, the environment, and crime, the authors of Mexico and the United States provide a comprehensive analysis of one of the world’s most complex bilateral relationships.