Exports, and their promotion, are a crucial component of economic recovery in the United States. By seizing opportunities in new markets, firms can create jobs and help boost the country’s competitiveness in the global economy. Brookings analyses on the export sector explore these goals and what can be done to achieve them at the federal, state and regional levels.
Reuters/Carlos Garcia Rawlins - Presidential Guard soldiers wave a Venezuelan flag at the roof of a building, during a gathering of supporters of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, outside Miraflores Palace in Caracas, December 22, 2015.
The road ahead in Venezuela: Navigating through a rough sea of economic crisis
January 4, 2016, Dany Bahar and Miguel Angel Santos
As the Venezuelan economy undergoes the worst crisis in the country's 200 years of history, Dany Bahar and Miguel Angel Santos explain why foreign direct investment may be the key to its recovery.
U.S. Economic Performance
July 2015, Tim Boersma, Charles K. Ebinger and Heather L. Greenley
June 16, 2015, Adie Tomer, Joseph Kane and Robert Puentes
May 13, 2015
Paper | Istituto Affari Internazionali
April 2015, Kemal Kirişci and Sinan Ekim
February 2015, Joshua Meltzer
January 8, 2015, Kati Suominen and Jessica A. Lee
October 30, 2014, Marek Gootman, Benjamin Sio, Oded Shenkar and Thomas A. Stewart
June 10, 2014, David L. Goldwyn
March 24, 2014, Charles K. Ebinger, John P. Banks and Alisa Schackmann
BIG BETS & BLACK SWANS - Memorandum to the President
January 23, 2014, Tim Boersma and Charles K. Ebinger
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The Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings has developed the Metropolitan Export Initiative, a ground-up collaborative effort to help regional civic, business, and political leaders, with their states, create and implement customized Metropolitan Export Plans (MEPs).
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