Will Population Growth Undermine Development? A Rorschach Test on the State of the International Order
February 27, 2014,
In their new "State of the International Order" report, a team of Brookings experts examines a number of common assumptions in recent years about the state of the world perpetuated by analysts, politicians, and talking heads: the emerging markets are overtaking the West; trade is making the world more pacific; the United States and Europe have begun their inevitable decline. Six of these so-called "Rorschach Tests" that "show that the assumptions we hold about the current state of the international order are not as clear cut as we might think" are explored in this interactive.