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Jan 10, 2017

Development
hyde-woman-hay_150805_009lr The Women Driving International Development

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is authored by Dana J. Hyde, C…

Mar 8, 2017

Development
Paraguay-girl-march_RTS11YOR International Women’s Day

Wednesday, March 8 marks International Women’s Day, an internationally-celebrated day dedicated to recognizing the social, political, economic, and cultural contributions women around the world have …

Apr 2017

Global
Global Economics Monthly May 2017

Bottom Line: British Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to seek early elections comes as the economic costs of Brexit are becoming more apparent. While the removal of electoral uncertainty may be …

Apr 3, 2017

Americas
International Pressure on the Maduro Regime

The Venezuelan constitutional chamber’s decision last week to dissolve the National Assembly has made it abundantly clear that Maduro’s Venezuela is an authoritarian regime. The judiciary is at the b…

Sep 20, 2013

A man walks past displays of the Japanese yen's exchange rates against the U.S. dollar and the euro in Tokyo on May 2, 2012 (Kim Kyung-Hoon/Courtesy Reuters). The Blurry Frontiers of Economic Policy

Milan -- Around the world, policies, technologies, and extended learning processes have combined to erode barriers to economic interaction among countries. Pick any indicator: trade relative to globa…

Oct 4, 2016

Trade
rtspo7f-reuters Restoring Support for International Trade

This is a guest post by John Veroneau, partner at Covington & Burling LLP and former deputy U.S. trade representative. He was also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations Independent Task Force …

Mar 10, 2017

Economics
School girls wearing colourful dresses cheer as they fly a kite during an event to mark the Basant or spring festival in Amritsar Facebook Live on International Women’s Day

Yesterday, I sat down with my colleague Stewart Patrick, the James H. Binger Senior Fellow and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program, to commemorate International W…

Apr 24, 2017

Le Pen French election 1st round France After the Election: What Next for Economic Policy in Europe?

French election results show Emmanuel Macron in first place with 23.9 percent of the vote and Marine Le Pen in second with 21.4 percent, setting the stage for a run-off election on May 7. Early polls…

Mar 2017

Global
Cyber Strategy and Policy: International Law Dimensions

In testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee on March 2, 2017, Matthew C. Waxman addressed some of the international law questions most relevant to cyber threats and U.S. strategy and made…

May 5, 2017

Media
Calvin Sims and Mira Patel at the Conference on Diversity in International Affairs’ keynote panel. Conference on Diversity in International Affairs

Last week, the Council on Foreign Relations hosted the fifth annual Conference on Diversity in International Affairs in collaboration with the Global Access Pipeline (GAP) and the International Caree…