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Economic Normalization with Cuba: A Roadmap for US Policymakers
Policy Analyses in International Economics 103
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer and Barbara Kotschwar

For more than 50 years the United States has attempted to destabilize and isolate the Castro regime in Cuba with the use of trade and financial sanctions, a policy that has fallen short of its objective. In this Policy Analysis, Gary C ... More >>

Confronting the Curse: The Economics and Geopolitics of Natural Resource Governance
by Cullen S. Hendrix and Marcus Noland

Countries blessed with abundant natural resources often seek financial and political power from their supposedly lucky status. But the potentially negative impact of natural resources on development of poor countries is captured in the phrase ... More >>

Managing the Euro Area Debt Crisis
by William R. Cline

First came the financial and debt crisis in Greece, then government financing difficulties and rescue programs in Ireland in 2010 and Portugal in 2011.  Before long, Italy and Spain were engulfed by financial contagion as well. Finally in 2012, ... More >>