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Advancing Free Trade in Latin America: The Test of Leadership
A discussion of U.S. trade policy with Latin America as it relates specifically to the Free Trade Area of the Americas and the Quebec summit on April 22, 2001. by Ana I. Eiras (Heritage Foundation, 4... Read More...

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The Natural Market Fallacy: Slim Pickings in Latin America
America should not undermine global trade through a Free Trade Area of the Americas in the mistaken belief that it has natural markets in South America. By Bernard K. Gordon. (Foreign Affairs, 5/1/199... Read More...

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Iran's Crumbling Revolution
Nearly a quarter-century after the revolution, economic failure and a bankrupt ideology have discredited the Islamic Republic. By Jahangir Amuzegar. (Foreign Affairs, 1/1/2003, $) Read More...

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Science, Technology and Economic Growth: Africa's Biopolicy Agenda in the 21st Century
(Belfer Center, 1/1/2003)

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The Economic Impact of HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa
Report on USAID/Brookings/Council on Foreign Relations Conference regarding HIV/AIDS in southern Africa. (Brookings Institute, 9/1/2001) Read More...

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Assessing the US-China Summit and Bilateral Ties.
A Discussion with Ambassadors James Lilley and Winston Lord. (Nixon Center, 11/8/2002) Read More...

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China and the Asian Contagion
So far China has avoided Southeast Asia's financial crisis, but it shares many of the underlying weaknesses that brought on the panic. By Nicholas R. Lardy. (Foreign Affairs, 7/1/1998, $) Read More...

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China: Fiscal Policies for Economic Development
Q & A with Xiang Huaicheng, Finance Minister of the People’s Republic of China (Nixon Center, 4/22/2002) Read More...

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China's Bid for Permanent Normal Trade Relations
(Nixon Center, 5/5/2000)

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China's Big Mac Attack
"Global capitalism pushes one way, and local consumers push right back. Herewith, a parable of globalization." By James L. Watson. (Foreign Affairs, 5/1/2000, $) Read More...

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China's Troubled Workers
"Wall Street financial managers may eye China's economy with pleasure and awe, but the engine of its growth is exploited labor." By Anita Chan and Robert A. Senser. (Foreign Affairs, 3/1/1997, $) Read More...

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Sanctions of Mass Destruction
As Cold War threats have diminished, so-called weapons of mass destruction -- nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and ballistic missiles -- have become the new international bugbears. The irony ... Read More...

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The American empire
"The US has structured the world economy to enrich itself. It cannot last." 'Empire' from an economists' point of view. by Robert Hunter Wade (The Guardian, 01/05/2002) Read More...

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Lessons for the Next Financial Crisis
The global financial crisis has eroded developing nations' faith in modern capitalism itself, and the meltdown of Brazil's currency was grim evidence that the chaos is far from over. Herewith, a poli... Read More...

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Advice to a Fledgling Economic Advisor
Advice for Greg Mankiw, new chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers: a historical perspective on what an adviser can do when official White House policy goes contrary to his convictions as an eco... Read More...

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Doing Good While Doing Well: The Unheralded Success of American Enterprise Funds
Over the last decade, Enterprise Funds have blazed a new path for development aid, merging public capital with private management to nurture businesses in new democracies. By John P. Birkelund. (Fore... Read More...

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Eight Steps to a New Financial Order
The economic conflagrations that lit up the world throughout the last half decade sent a very clear message: There are fatal flaws in the global financial architecture. Herewith a simple, eight-point ... Read More...

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France's New Economy
(Brookings Institute, 12/1/2001)

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Emissions Trading, Capital Flows and the Kyoto Protocol
(Brookings Institute, 2/1/1999)

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Too Important for Bankers
Central banks' ruthless pursuit of price stability holds back economic growth and boosts unemployment, writes Joseph Stiglitz. (Guardian, 6/11/2003) Read More...

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The New Gloomsayers
Thinkers again predict American decline. Is there any reason to think they'll be right this time? By Joshua Muravchik. (6/23/2003) Read More...

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The Ruin of Russia
Joseph Stiglitz attributes Russia’s economic decline in the last two decades to IMF and US Treasury sponsored policy prescriptions. Russia’s tumultuous transition demonstrates the danger of following ... Read More...

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Disastrous Consequences of a World Without Balance
Joseph Stiglitz proposes a number of issues that the World Bank and the IMF should consider during their September meetings to avoid a global financial crisis. He addresses problems such as trade defi... Read More...

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The Odd Couple of Global Finance
Joseph Stiglitz and Kenneth Rogoff, the IMF director of research, entered into a heated debate during the World Bank’s launch of Prof. Stiglitz’s book “Globalization and its Discontents.” The contrast... Read More...

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A Different IMF Crisis During the Crisis
Joseph Stiglitz verifies that IMF programs failed in all countries yet, “instead of helping the crisis-hit countries deal with the problem and save them from greater devastation, the IMF turned out to... Read More...

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Lessons from Argentina's Debacle
Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stiglitz argues that the International Monetary Fund encourages failing policies, and that countries like Argentina ends up paying the price. This crisis can teach important ... Read More...

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Argentina, Shortchanged
Many economists reason that Argentina’s economic crisis resulted from the failure to implement IMF policies correctly and vigorously. Joseph Stiglitz disagrees, arguing that completely following the I... Read More...

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China’s Entry into the WTO: Implications for China and the World Economy.
Program brief of Dr. Nicholas Lardy's discussion on China’s membership in the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the WTO's impact on the country’s domestic economy and international trade. (Nixon Cen... Read More...

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A Chilean Model for Russia
For Russia to grow at self-sustaining annual rates of seven to ten percent for a decade or two -- the only way it can pull itself out of poverty -- it needs much more economic liberalization. By Jose... Read More...

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New Dynamics in Northeast Asia: The Russian Factor
This paper seeks to position Russia within the North Asia region and offers a new definition of Pacific Russia, a concept that covers both the Russian Far East and Eastern Siberia and discusses some o... Read More...

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