Trade and Economics
- NewsletterJan 29, 2016
The Korea Chair team takes a biweekly look back at events of interest in Washington, Seoul, and the region from January 13 - January 27, 2016.
U.S. Under Secretary for Political Affairs Nominee Visits Seoul
- NewsletterBy Matthew P. Goodman, Matthew P. GoodmanDavid A. ParkerJan 29, 2016
Connectivity infrastructure is all the rage across the Eurasian landmass and its maritime periphery. Governments from Beijing to London, and from Tokyo to Jakarta, are investing in institutions and
- NewsletterBy Charlotte FitzekJan 19, 2016
Yoo Il-ho is the new Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Strategy and Finance for the Republic of Korea.
Joo Hyung-hwan is the new Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy for the ROK.
- NewsletterJan 13, 2016
The U.S.-India economic partnership has yet to see the same momentum as our bilateral security relationship.
- CommentaryJan 7, 2016
President Barack Obama will host leaders from the 10 ASEAN countries for a summit at the lush Sunnylands retreat in southern California on February 15 and 16 in a gesture aimed at deepening U.S. ties to this dynamic region.
- NewsletterDec 18, 2015
The Korea Chair team takes a biweekly look back at events of interest in Washington, Seoul, and the region from December 3 - December 16, 2015.
U.S.-ROK High-level Disarmament and Nonproliferation Consultation
- NewsletterDec 17, 2015
For 70 years the global economic order conceived at Bretton Woods has proved both valuable and durable. The international institutions and rules set up in the wake of World War II have enabled growth and prosperity to spread across much of the world. In 2015, the old order showed that it is
- NewsletterDec 17, 2015
“Abenomics has failed. Its three arrows – quantitative easing, fiscal stimulus, and economic reform – have missed their mark and Japan’s economy continues to stagnate.” That is the conclusion that many reached after hearing that Japan last month entered its second recession in three years.
- CommentaryBy Daniel F. Runde, Erin NealerDec 14, 2015
Financial literacy is a growing challenge as developing countries experience an increased access to financial services. Financial access, formerly a serious problem in developing countries, is rapidly being achieved as geographic, technological, and national barriers are eliminated.
- ReportBy Scott Miller, Daniel G. SofioDec 7, 2015
On October 27, 2015, the Center for Strategic and International Studies hosted an event titled Government-Sponsored Patent Pools: Addressing “Innovation Mercantilism.” A panel of experts discussed the emergence of this new entity and its policy implications.