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GRI Weekly Risk Outlook - December 15, 2014
GRI Weekly Risk Outlook - December 15, 2014

US Fed to give more precise details on timing of rate change at FOMC meeting on Dec 16-17. Greece announces snap elections for Dec 17, prompting stock drop. This and more in this week&rsq... Read More...



IA Forum Interview: Dr. David Phillips
IA Forum Interview: Dr. David Phillips

Dr.David Phillips discusses international development, the role of remittances, and his book, Develo... Read More...



Free Trade and International Security
Free Trade and International Security

Author compares free trade and international security. By Meicen Sun. (12/01/2014)

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China creates new trade route through Nicaragua canal
China creates new trade route through Nicaragua canal

What are the implications of Nicaragua and China's plan to build a canal to rival the Panama Canal?  By Sanja Davidovic.(Read More...



Left Behind: North African Geopolitics and the Economy
Left Behind: North African Geopolitics and the Economy

Although economic projections look promising for sub-Sahara Africa, the picture looks far bleaker for North Africa.  By Elizabeth M. Adetiba. (10/28/2014)

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Islamic State takes advantage of cash economies in Iraq and Syria
Islamic State takes advantage of cash economies in Iraq and Syria

How has ISIS leveraged cash economies in Iraq and Syria?  How can be done?  By Rami Ayyub.  (Global Risk Insights, 10/17/2014)

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An Overview on the Brazilian Economy
An Overview on the Brazilian Economy

Short overview of the Brazilian economy.  By Patricia Galves Derolle. (07/28/2014)

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IA Forum Interview: Ewa Wojkowska & Toshi Nakamura (Kopernik)
IA Forum Interview: Ewa Wojkowska & Toshi Nakamura (Kopernik)

IA Forum interview with Co-Founders of Kopernik, organization that introduces technologies and creates micro-business opportunities in remote communities. &... Read More...



International Trade and Environment: a paradoxical but complementary subject
International Trade and Environment: a paradoxical but complementary subject

Author discusses how international trade and environmental issues complement each other.  By Patricia Galves Derolle.  (06/17/2014)

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Start-Up Chile: A Critical Analysis
Start-Up Chile: A Critical Analysis

Paper analyzes Chile's Start-Up Chile (SUC) program, designed to foster entrepreneur development. By David Feige. (06/12/2014)

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Institutional Stability, Foreign Investor Preference, and China's Inward FDI
Institutional Stability, Foreign Investor Preference, and China's Inward FDI

Paper provides analysis of China's 1992 FDI surge.  By Nick Taber.  (06/04/2014)

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Interview: Professor Haroon Bhorat - South African Economy
Interview: Professor Haroon Bhorat - South African Economy

From IA-Forum's biannual publication, Professor Haroon Bhorat discusses the South African economy and the BRICS.  

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What You Measure is What You’ll Get
What You Measure is What You’ll Get

A look at economic metrics and understanding how to use them in analysis of countries. By Anuradha Kataria. (04/07/2014)

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Mineral traceability and conflict in eastern DRC: the case of the “Conflict-Free Tin Initiative”
Mineral traceability and conflict in eastern DRC: the case of the “Conflict-Free Tin Initiative”

Paper analyzes the Conflict-Free Tin Initiative and whether traceability provided by it will provide positive results. By Dr. Edoardo Monaco. (02/13/2014)

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Climate Change and Reinsurance: The Human Security Issue
Climate Change and Reinsurance: The Human Security Issue

Paper analyzes the effects of climate change on reiinsurance and human security issues. By Prof. Anis Bajrektarevic & Carla Baumer. (02/10/2014)

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The Ongoing Public Debt Crisis in the European Union: Impacts on and Lessons for Vietnam
The Ongoing Public Debt Crisis in the European Union: Impacts on and Lessons for Vietnam

Paper analyzes causes of public debt crisis, its impacts on the economy of Vietnam, and how to avoid a potential public debt crisis in Vietnam and guarantee sustainable development. By Dr. Nguyen A... Read More...



Now Available: International Affairs Forum - Winter Edition
Now Available: International Affairs Forum - Winter Edition

Our latest edition of International Affairs Forum (Taylor and Francis) is now available. This issue focuses on the BRICS countries and the impact of social media on governance.

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New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Prof. Werner Baer: BRIC countries
New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Prof. Werner Baer: BRIC countries

A look inside the latest issue of International Affairs Forum (Taylor&Francis). Professor Werner Baer at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, discusses Brazil's economy. (International ... Read More...



New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Professor Robert M. Stern, Goldman School, UC-Berkeley
New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Professor Robert M. Stern, Goldman School, UC-Berkeley

A look inside the latest issue of International Affairs Forum (Taylor&Francis), an interview with Professor Emeritus Robert M. Stern. (International Affairs Forum, 01/2014)

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New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Prof. Smita Brunnermeier: BRIC countries
New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Prof. Smita Brunnermeier: BRIC countries

Interview with Professor Smita Brunnermeier of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (International Affairs Forum, 01/2014)

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20 Years to Trade Economic Independence for Political Sovereignty
20 Years to Trade Economic Independence for Political Sovereignty
How has the well-being of Latvia changed in the 20 years since the collapse of the Soviet Union? By Eva Maurina. (12/18/2013) Read More...


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Defining Victory: The U.S. and Victory in Afghanistan
Paper analyzes: what can be defined as victory in the War in Afghanistan? By Zachary K. Ochoa. (08/08/2013) Read More...


IA Forum Interview: Dr. David Phillips
IA Forum Interview: Dr. David Phillips
Foreign Aid: is there a better way to promote development and perhaps alleviate poverty? Author of Development Without Aid discusses. By Katherine Lugo. (08/06/2013) Read More...


The Forum - Summer 2012 Issue - China
The Forum - Summer 2012 Issue - China
In our latest issue of The Forum, experts discuss China's ambitions and worldview, security policy, and exchange rate issue. (06/28/2012) Read More...


Chinese Exchange rate, the US current account deficit, and the Global imbalance
Chinese Exchange rate, the US current account deficit, and the Global imbalance
Authors analyze the Chinese exhange rate, US current account deficit, and consideration of a more aligned and flexible RMB exchange rate. By Dr. Jinzhao Chen and Dr. Xingwang Read More...


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Made in China, the End of Western Dominance?
Paper that explores the decline of the West and the emergence of the BRICs economies. In this essay, I tend to focus on the role of technological innovation and democracy to (former/current/emerging) ... Read More...


IA Forum Interview: Dr. Joseph E. Gagnon
IA Forum Interview: Dr. Joseph E. Gagnon
IA Forum discusses policies of the Fed and ECB as they look to address complexities of economic recovery with Dr. Joseph E. Gagnon, Peterson Institute of International Economics. (07/28/2011) Read More...


IA Forum Interview: Dr. Laurence J. Kotlikoff
IA Forum Interview: Dr. Laurence J. Kotlikoff
IA Forum discusses central bank issues and the economic recovery with Dr. Laurence J. Kotlikoff. (07/28/2011) Read More...


Not Your Mother’s Central Bank
Not Your Mother’s Central Bank
An analysis of the Fed and ECB along with TARP and QE. Have Central Bank principles been lost? By George A. Pieler & Jens F. Laurson. (07/24/2011) Read More...


The Forum (Summer 2011 issue): The EU
The Forum (Summer 2011 issue): The EU
Our latest edition of The Forum features commentary and interviews from international experts discussing EU Security and The ECB, the Fed, and Economic Recovery. Read More...


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