This annual series provides comprehensive analysis on current and emerging issues of international trade and economics. Tentative contents include: • Boom Towns and Ghost Countries: Geography, Agglomeration, and Population Mobility Lant Pritchett (World Bank) • Global Wage Differences and International Worker Flows Mark Rosenzweig (Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University) • What’s Wrong with Plan B? International Migration as the Alternative to Development Devesh Kapur (University of Texas) and John Hale (Michigan State University) • Global Labor Markets: Issues and Implications Alan Blinder (Princeton University), Michael Kremer (Harvard University), Carmen Pages (World Bank), and Isabel Sawhill (Brookings Institution)
Susan M. Collins is a senior fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution and a professor of economics at Georgetown University. Her publications focus on various dimensions of economic policy and performance for developing countries. Carol Graham is a senior fellow in the Economic Studies program and codirector of the Center on Social and Economic Dynamics at the Brookings Institution.