“For American businesses, [Trump's tariff threats] introduce significant uncertainty: it is hard to make investment decisions in the face of continual threats of new tariffs, even if many of them may not ultimately be enacted.”
La buena gobernanza no es la ausencia de escándalos o desafíos. La buena gobernanza, lo ve la ciudadanía, es la capacidad de las instituciones para ejercer el liderazgo de las reacciones ante un escándalo.
The key to all of this is to create these kinds of environments in the places where people naturally go. If you offer the kinds of stimulation that often happens for free in middle-income or upper-income environments … in underserved communities, imagine what we could do.
The U.S. still has some leverage over China, because China clearly wants a deal. ... U.S. financial markets also seem to have been boosted by the prospects of a U.S.-China trade deal, so I think it could have a negative effect on both financial markets and economic activity in both countries if a deal is not struck
U.S. development programs are never going to eliminate migration flows. But when there are sudden increases in migration that are attributable to insecurity, we have been able to implement anti-violence programs that have proven to be successful.
[On the ongoing trade negotiations] If we’re serious about resolving the core issues that the U.S. has with China, then this is going to be a way station that’s going to require a lot more continued focus by the administration for a number of months if not years.