Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
The World Bank backed down in a dispute that illustrates what's wrong with lending to poor nations for oil and gas production.
Much more work remains to be done to eliminate unjust debts that stifle countries in the developing world.
Peruvian elections will be notable for either marking a new neopopulist victory by a former military officer or the first woman Peruvian president.
Outlines a policy agenda to effectively address the challenge posed by global outsourcing and calls for creative institutional arrangements to shape the nature of competition.
Costa Rica is making headlines for a dead-heat election.
France grows less welcoming to former colonial subjects.
Not much is at stake for poor nations in this troubled round of global trade talks
New thinking for a trade and development agenda.
The United States must put development concerns ahead of its own short-term special interests.
We stand, first, with the emerging scientific consensus, which tells us we have very little time to act if we honestly expect to avoid a global (as opposed to a merely local) climate catastrophe.