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Data Science Reveals NAFTA’s Problem: and it’s not what you think
Data Science Reveals NAFTA’s Problem: and it’s not what you think

A data science analysis of NAFTA and its surprising results. By Dr. Kayvan Miri Lavassani. (06/18/2018)

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The Demise of NAFTA – Canada’s Silver Lining
The Demise of NAFTA – Canada’s Silver Lining

What's the fallout in Canada from recent NAFTA rumblings from President Trump? By Dr. Bruce Mabley. (05/04/2017)

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The Yuan Standard; Internationalization and Impending Inclusion in SDRs
The Yuan Standard; Internationalization and Impending Inclusion in SDRs

Paper explores internationalization of the Yuan and its impending inclusion in Special Drawing Rights.  By Alex Davis.  (07/14/2015)

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US-Cuba thaw stepping stone to expanded Latin America trade
US-Cuba thaw stepping stone to expanded Latin America trade

Given the shift in U.S.-Cuba relations, the April 2015 Summit of the Americas may serve as a significant stepping stone to expanded trade relations. By Brian Daigle. (Read More...



EU-China Trade Hampered by EU Divisions
EU-China Trade Hampered by EU Divisions

The unbalanced China-EU business relationship can be seen as the outcome of a divided EU and an opportunistic China. But there is scope for improvement. By Nicolas Jenny. (Read More...



America’s Hammering China’s Renminbi Makes Little Sense
America’s Hammering China’s Renminbi Makes Little Sense
Author argues that China’s surpluses are not driving America’s deficits and presents misperceptions about exchange rates and China's growth. By Yukon Huang. (06/18/2012) Read More...


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The Democratic Attack on Free Trade Agreements
Author critiques Democratic efforts against Free Trade Agreements. By Erik Lindell. (01/04/2011) Read More...


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Complexity and Collapse
Imperial collapse may come much more suddenly than many historians imagine. A combination of fiscal deficits and military overstretch suggests that the United States may be the next empire on the prec... Read More...


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Risks to Global Trade: Implications for South Africa’s Economy
This policy brief offers an overview of key economic risk factors of global trade (high oil prices, climate change, and global monetary imbalances) and the implications for South Africa's economy. It... Read More...


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The Yuan Underrated, China Overrated
America is driven by innovation. China, running like a madman, still lags far behind on this issue and relies more heavily on industry and agriculture. China needs to change, in order to let its peop... Read More...


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Economic Vandalism
The Economist criticizes the Obama's administration for its recent tariff implementation on Chinese tires. According to the article, it is not only bad economics and anti-free trade, but has the liab... Read More...


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Russia Sparks Energy Paranoia
The current paranoia over Russian expansion threatens to turn into outright hysteria as news emerges that a Russian company has acquired one-fifth of a Hungarian refinery. (By: Jeremy Druker, ISN 4/3/... Read More...


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The Dragon in the Backyard
Article detailing Latin America's shift in economic relations toward China, Iran and the Global South and away from the United States. (The Economist, 8/13/2009) Read More...


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Brazil on the International Stage
Article detailing the rise of Brazil within the global power system and its changing relations with the U.S. By Stephanie Hanson. (Council on Foreign Relations, 7/21/2009) Read More...


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Ghana's Chance
This article discusses the challenges and opportunities for growth in Ghana's economy as it attempts to be one of Africa's few success stories. By Peter Henry (International Growth Centre 6/18/2009) Read More...


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G8 Africa Action Plan
The G8 discusses issues regarding African development such as intra-African trade, increasing access to financing, reducing capital flight, and the role of China. Mwangi S. Kimenyi (The Brookings Inst... Read More...


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A Global Recovery Needs A Global Response
It is time to begin the restructuring of our global economic and financial system, in ways that ensure that the fruits of prosperity are more widely shared and that the system is more stable. By Josep... Read More...


Climate Smart Aid Is Anything But
Climate Smart Aid Is Anything But
International organizations like the World Bank and the UN are supposed to help the world’s poor. Fully convinced about doing good by curbing carbon emissions, they are pushing an anti-development age... Read More...


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Exclusion And Exploitation: The IMF In Global Governance
Essay argues that modern financial institutions like the IMF disadvantage developing countries and suggests alternative ways which could perhaps act as better financial substitutes for developing coun... Read More...


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To Recover, We Must Abide By Classical Principles
Author argues that classical economics- not its modern counterpart- offers the best route out of the current financial crisis. By David Ranson (Real Clear Markets, 04/28/2009) Read More...


OPEC and Latin America: Challenges in Venezuela and Ecuador as Trinidad Summit Looms
OPEC and Latin America: Challenges in Venezuela and Ecuador as Trinidad Summit Looms
Examination of Venezuela and Ecuador's relationship with OPEC, and their challenges in managing oil production and revenue. By Adam Kott. (IA-Forum, 04/15/2009 Read More...


What the World Needs from the London Summit
What the World Needs from the London Summit
A look ahead at the G20 Summit and an analysis of what it is hoped will be gained from it. By Andrew Pickering. (IA-Forum, 03/30/2009) Read More...


Fear Stalks The Andes
Fear Stalks The Andes
Congress, wary of negotiated deals that open wider the doors to international commerce, surprises only when it approves Free Trade Agreements. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio accuses Free Trade of all sorts... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Prof. Wu Xinbo
IA-Forum Interview: Prof. Wu Xinbo
International Affairs Forum speaks with Professor Wu Xinbo about issues regarding China and Asia. By Stefan Daniels. (IA-Forum, 03/23/2007) Read More...


The Western Roots of the New Econo-nationalism
The Western Roots of the New Econo-nationalism
Discusses the author’s concept of ‘econo-nationalism’ - xenophobia in matters having to do with international trade. By Richard Neil Lorenc. (03/18/2007) Read More...


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How can the U.S fix the ever-increasing Trade Deficit with China?
Author discusses U.S.-China trade deficit and argues for possible tarriff action. By Tonya Jones. (12/22/2006) Read More...


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Milton Friedman, Free Markets Theorist, Dies at 94
Obituary looks at the impact the late Milton Friedman had in forming modern-day economic policy throughout the world, as well as how his libertarian legacy lives on today. (NY Times, 11/16/06) Read More...


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Why Deficits matter?
In-Depth article that looks at what affect the U.S. budget deficit may have on the domestic economy and what implications this has on the world economy as a whole. By, Menzie Chinn and Benn Steil (Int... Read More...


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Oil: The heat is off
Article looks at a recent drop is oil prices and OPEC's subsequent response. Author also describes the effect lower oil-prices may have in mitigating a foreseen economic slowdown in the United States.... Read More...


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The Case for Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreements
Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreements are presented in a mock memorandum as a way to promote American influence and principles in Asia while counterbalancing China’s increasing role. By Sherm... Read More...


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