Trade and Development

Vanishing Frontiers: The Forces Driving Mexico and the United States Together

There may be no story today with a wider gap between fact and fiction than the relationship between the United States and Mexico.

Infographic | NAFTA 2.0 Trade Progress Update: May 21, 2018

Connecting the Dots: A Road Map for Better Integration in Latin America and the Caribbean

What can be said of Latin America and the Caribbean's experiment with regional integration? Did it live up to the expectations? What does this experience say about the regional integration agenda moving forward? Do the tectonic changes undergone by the world economy in the last quarter of a century matter for policy design?

The Wilson Center's Latin American Program and the Inter-American Development Bank hosted a discussion on regional integration on Friday, September 28. The seminar coincided with a new publication by the Bank's Integration and Trade Sector.

A North American Workforce Development Agenda: Better Jobs for a More Competitive Region - Presentation by Ambassador Earl Anthony Wayne

U.S. Trade, North Korea Policies Bring Asia’s Biggest Economies to Table

North Korea continues to dominate the headlines as all eyes are now on Kim Jong-un’s upcoming meeting with President Donald Trump. But while Pyongyang’s overtures to the outside world have repercussions for peace far beyond East Asia, there is also another significant development in the region that has not garnered as much media attention as what is happening in the Korean Peninsula, but is at least as significant for the region in the longer term. 

From “America First” to “Brexit”: The Changing Global Trade Architecture and Implications for Africa

On May 31, 2018, the Wilson Center Africa Program held the second event of the Brown Capital Management Africa Forum in 2018. The topic of discussion was “From ‘America First’ to ‘Brexit’: The Changing Global Trade Architecture and Implications for Africa.” Dr. Robert Litwak, Senior Vice President and Director of International Security Studies at the Wilson Center, offered welcome remarks. Mr.

Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa: Domestic Revenue Mobilization and Private Investment

On May 22, 2018, the Wilson Center Africa Program co-hosted a panel discussion about the April 2018 Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa report with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Ms. Deborah Carey, Program Assistant with the Africa Program, provided welcome remarks. Dr. Witney Schneidman, Senior Advisor for Africa at Covington & Burling LLP and member of the Wilson Center Africa Program Advisory Council, moderated the event. The Director of the African Department at the IMF, Mr.