Trade and Economics
Trade and Economics
- NewsletterBy Matthew P. Goodman, Matthew P. GoodmanMay 28, 2014
This month I was fortunate to participate in a State Department program that took me on a two-week, five-city speaking tour around Australia.
- ReportMay 14, 2014
The Federated Defense Project at CSIS is exploring the interaction between the Department of Defense’s supplier base and global value chain (GVC) networks. What are the benefits to increased integration of value chains into the defense supplier base? To what degree are DoD suppliers already utilizing GVCs? What are the policy and institutional barriers to deeper GVC integration?
- ReportBy Paul NadeauMay 7, 2014
This report is a summary of a November 2013 CSIS conference on global value chains and development, part of the Chevron Forum on Development Series. The report is designed to offer a primer on the implications of global value chains on development.
- ReportMay 7, 2014
Many of Africa’s economies are at a crossroads, with an unprecedented opportunity for sustained growth, structural change, and accelerated development. Each will face a unique set of economic and political circumstances, but key to the success of all will be building critically needed infrastructure, deepening regional integration, and building a skilled workforce.
- ReportBy Carl MeachamMay 6, 2014
Twenty years after it entered into force, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) remains the only institutional framework for trilateral cooperation among Canada, Mexico, and the United States. And with innovative and highly successful trade blocs emerging around the world, regionalism seems to be a defining tenor of modern international affairs.
- ReportMay 5, 2014
Foreign assistance is dwarfed in terms of funding by developing countries’ own financial resources. As many traditional donors continue to deal with the after effects of the global financial crisis, it is clear that a significant increase in aid will not occur any time soon.
- NewsletterMay 1, 2014
In about two weeks, we will know how India’s various political parties fared in the Lok Sabha elections and, shortly after, will have a new government in Delhi. Then political parties will shift from election mode to governance. But what will be the focus of the next government? And what are the key parties saying about issues of interest to the American audience?
- Critical QuestionsBy Richard M. Rossow, Rasika GynediMay 1, 2014
Q1: What did the Special 301 Report detail on India?
- CommentaryMay 1, 2014
As global demand for energy supplies grew, Russia’s Far East and Eastern Siberia in 2013 acquired ever more importance in the region’s geopolitics. Moscow and Beijing reached accord on joint development of key oil fields in Eastern Siberia. But Moscow used arms sales to Vietnam as part of an apparent effort to thwart Chinese hegemony in the South China Sea.
- NewsletterApr 23, 2014
This month's edition of the International Security Program's electronic publication includes:
Is Nuclear Weapons Modernization Affordable?
By Clark Murdock
Localizing Development Assistance to Enhance Effectiveness
By Robert Lamb
The End of Moore's Law...No Really This TimeDefense and Security, International Security, Nuclear Weapons, Acquisition and Resources, Terrorism, Military Strategy, Homeland Security, Economic Development and Reconstruction, Technology, Trade and Economics, Global Trends and Forecasting, Technology Policy, Development Policy, Global Prosperity