The Brisbane Group of 20 (G20) Leaders Summit in November will provide Australia an opportunity to inject new life into a grouping founded to broaden dialogue on international economic issues.
With most U.S. audiences aware only of the debate over the future legal status of Puerto Rico, many remain unaware of the persistent, grinding recession wracking the Puerto Rican economy—and of the implications of the island’s economic woes for the United States.
The United States is the world’s largest capital exporter with over $4 trillion dollars in capital stock invested abroad. U.S. outward foreign direct investment (FDI) is a cornerstone to our international relationships, and it powers our trading relationships. Outward investment is crucial to export performance, as 30 percent of U.S.
Most observers agree the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement will be tough to conclude because of the high-standard, comprehensive nature of the 12-country accord and the diversity of negotiating partners, ranging from highly developed Japan to lower-income Vietnam. Some U.S.
Corruption is a massive tax on the private sector and impedes broad-based economic growth. Sixty-seven out of 144 economies identified corruption as one of the top three challenges to conducting business in their country, according to the World Economic Forum.
Q1: What is trade promotion authority (TPA)?
As an economic specialist at a foreign policy think tank, I often joke that my security-focused colleagues work on life and liberty, while I do the pursuit of happiness. Yet a quarter century after he
Innovative products – such as 3D printing, wireless communications, breakthrough medicines, and more – capture the imagination of the public and of policymakers and have long represented the core focus of private sector research and development.
After months of peaceful antigovernment protests led by the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), Cambodian government authorities decided to crack down on January 3–4 following escalating demonstrations in recent weeks.
With 2013 coming to a close and the new year beginning, it seems appropriate to ask what the past year has meant for Latin America—and what the region can expect in 2014.