Economics

  • In the News

    I think that the TPP is a very important component of the [U.S. rebalance toward Asia]. It's not just about military redeployment, it's also about constructing a regional economic, trans-regional economic architecture.

    April 17, 2014, Mireya Solís, Global Post
  • Interview | China Economic Review

    April 3, 2014, Cheng Li

  • In the News

    Things get better as we age, as long as we are reasonably healthy (age-adjusted) and in a stable partnership.

    April 1, 2014, Carol Graham, Washington Post
  • Podcast

    Podcast: Measuring the Pursuit of Happiness, with Carol Graham

    March 28, 2014, Carol Graham and Fred Dews

  • In the News

    If everyone is having a hard time in the labor market, young people are even more so. Work experience begets work, so it’s a cause for concern for how they’re going to do in the labor market down the line.

    March 14, 2014, Martha Ross, Bloomberg
  • In the News

    The basic issue with the exchange rate is that the demand for dollars in Venezuela is actually quite high...A lot of importers have to go to the black market to get dollars.

    February 25, 2014, Harold Trinkunas, Toronto Star
  • In the News

    I think this [TPP] ministerial is critical because you’re picking up the pieces of what happened last year. People are using this ministerial to get the sense of whether TPP has the momentum to move forward. At this juncture, where we are and the not very positive prospects for [trade promotion authority], the U.S. has to realize that Japan and every other TPP country is going to hedge and not put forward their very best offers.

    February 21, 2014, Mireya Solís, Politico
  • Interview | The SAIS Observer

    February 21, 2014, Guillermo Vuletin

  • In the News

    The Trans Pacific Partnership really is the opportunity to renegotiate Nafta in the sense of not actually having to open the agreement. Some of the controversy that always surrounded Nafta has continued and now we see it reemerging in the TPP context.

    February 19, 2014, Joshua Meltzer, The Guardian

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