Trade and Development News
May 12, 2014
In this op-ed, Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson outlines the reasons why the meeting today between US President Barack Obama and Uruguayan President Jose Mujica matters for the US.
May 05, 2014
Former Fellow Jeff Colgan who has written extensively on energy issues, offers his thoughts on why sanctions on Russia are not likely to work in checking Russian intervention.
Apr 27, 2014
Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson is quoted in this article about the devaluation of currency in Latin America and its impact on American companies in the region.
Apr 10, 2014
Traditionally, U.S. foreign aid has relied heavily on government funded initiatives. But new models built around public-private partnerships are providing hope for better results. A National Conversation discussion focused on this emerging activity and also included a keynote address from USAID Administrator, Rajiv Shah.
Mar 27, 2014
Since 9/11 and the Iraq war, relations between Canada and the United States have slowly deteriorated, forcing some to question the future of the world's largest bilateral trading relationship. David Jones, former U.S. foreign service officer, pulls no punches as he explores the growing differences between Canada and the United States.
Latin American Program in the News: "Analyst urges broader look at Amazon oil resources' local impacts"
Mar 24, 2014
This article discusses the Latin American Program event "Oil Sparks in the Amazon: Local Conflicts, Indigenous Populations, and Natural Resources."
Mar 19, 2014
Paulo Sotero, Director of the Brazil Institute, presents his views on the stunted relations between Brazil and the U.S.
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: 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 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.