Trade and Economics
Trade and Economics
- ReportJul 28, 2015
Elites in Tunisia and Jordan stress their need to invest in their human resources, because people are the only resources they have. An array of programs has arisen in both countries to help young people learn life and job skills, find appropriate careers, and launch new businesses.
- NewsletterBy Matthew P. Goodman, David A. ParkerJul 28, 2015
The past two years have seen a veritable landslide of new infrastructurefocused initiatives across the Asia-Pacific region.
- CommentaryBy Paul NadeauJul 24, 2015
For the last 20 years, trade policy has been an issue that divides Democrats and unites Republicans.
- NewsletterJul 23, 2015
CSIS hosted its fifth annual South China Sea conference on July 21. The event garnered more interest and a considerably larger audience—both in CSIS’s at-capacity conference room and online—than its four predecessors.
- NewsletterJul 16, 2015
India's Parliament convenes on July 21 and two big reforms are on the table. The first will create a "Goods and Services Tax" and the second will relax the rules on land acquisition. The ruling BJP party remains weak in the upper house of Parliament, questioning whether the two reforms put forth by Prime Minister Modi will be passed.
- CommentaryJul 14, 2015
And the answer is … €86 Billion. In a previous Commentary, we posed the question – what is the price of European solidarity?
- CommentaryJul 10, 2015
In true “one minute to midnight” style, the new Greek bailout proposal arrived in Brussels yesterday, having advanced from handwritten notes on a hotel notepad by the new Greek finance minister to a formal, 13-page, 53.5 billion euro, three-year bailout request in a mere two days.
- CommentaryJul 2, 2015
On June 22, the World Trade Organization (WTO) announced that Kazakhstan had completed negotiations on its accession, becoming the WTO’s 162nd member. The details of Kazakhstan's membership will remain confidential until the accession package is formally adopted by all 161 other members.
- NewsletterJul 2, 2015
Ongoing troubles in the West Papua region, and the unwanted attention they have garnered, are a sore spot for Indonesian authorities. They undermine the larger narrative of an Indonesia finally at peace with itself, consolidating its democracy and putting the ghosts of its past human rights abuses to bed.
- NewsletterBy Evan RamstadJul 1, 2015