One of the relatively untold stories of economic policy is the decisive role demography plays in how countries grow and prosper—or not, as CSIS Scholl Chair William Reinsch writes in his new commentary.
Both media and markets were roiled last week by the arrest in Canada of Meng Wanzhou, the Huawei chief financial officer. This might be an important event, but it is too soon to panic or overinterpret, writes CSIS Scholl Chair William Reinsch in his weekly column.
December 3, 2018
| William Alan ReinschThree things happened last weekend that deserve brief comment. First, the G20 produced a joint communique. Second, presidents Trump and Xi got through dinner without disaster, and third, Trump announced the formal withdrawal from NAFTA, writes CSIS Scholl Chair William Reinsch.
November 26, 2018
| William Alan ReinschOur political parties are realigning in what may well turn out to be a long-term structural change. In a way, both moves would be quintessentially American, as CSIS Scholl Chair William Reinsch writes in his weekly column.
Any evaluation must look both at the policy and its implementation. If the latter is flawed, then the merits of the policy end up being little more than a footnote, writes CSIS Scholl Chair William Reinsch in his latest column.
So, aside from isolated cases on both sides, the midterm election results were fairly conventional from a trade perspective. Some candidates talked about it; some did not, as CSIS Scholl Chair William Reinsch writes in his new commentary.
November 9, 2018
| Amy Searight, Matthew P. Goodman, William Alan ReinschThere are some key reasons why we think the president’s absence matters. As Woody Allen said, “80 percent of success is showing up,” and nowhere is that more true than Southeast Asia, as CSIS experts Amy Searight, Matthew Goodman, William Reinsch write in their CQ piece.
The 2018 midterm elections results have implications for the Trump administration’s trade policy agenda, although some questions remain given the evolving and unconventional political dynamics surrounding the issue, as CSIS Scholl Chair examines in a new CQ piece.
It seems clear these days that in talking about the Internet, we are
obviously on divergent paths, with Americans focused on a free and open
Internet, and the Chinese and Europeans obsessed with security and
Blockchain is a game-changing technology that has the power to unleash a new era in supply chain management and communication. This CSIS report explores how policymakers should address the questions posed by this new technology.
Last week’s Trade Guys podcast conversation with Christine Bliss, president of Coalition of Services Industries, began with what sounded like a softball question but was not: what are services anyway? as CSIS Scholl Chair William Reinsch writes in his commentary.
Managed trade coming around again is an ominous development—not because it is always a mistake but because the current administration does not know where to stop, as CSIS Scholl Chair William Reinsch writes in a new commentary.