Filling in the Gaps in Our Trade Intelligence
Sabina Dewan says that a new trade enforcement office and possible crackdown on China solar panel subsidies don’t address the root of the problem.
Why We Need an Equal Global Workforce
Increasing women’s labor participation is not just about fairness, writes James Hairston. It’s good for business.
Rebuilding the Syrian Economy After Assad
Jordan Bernhardt says it’s not too early to start thinking about how to reintegrate Syria back into the global economy in ways that help its people most swiftly.
Getting State-Owned Enterprises Right in the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Sabina Dewan details why state-owned enterprises need to operate just like any other business in this proposed free trade region and suggests ways to make that happen.
Making U.S. Exports Work for Job Creation
Developing a competitiveness strategy for sustainable export growth to restore our middle class requires several key initiatives, writes Sabina Dewan.
Helping Complete the Arab Spring
Sabina Dewan presents key ways the United States and Europe can help build sustained economic growth in the region.
Obama Forging Stronger Asia-Pacific Economic Ties
Sabina Dewan details what President Obama hopes to achieve at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit this week and why it is important for American jobs, exports, and growth.
Three Things the G-20 Must Do for Job Creation
The Just Jobs Network presents three ways the leaders of the Group of 20 nations can create good jobs with safe working conditions and opportunities for economic mobility.
Organized Labor’s Role in Democratic Transitions
Jeff Becker outlines why the inclusion of civil society groups such as labor unions is crucial to building well-functioning democracies.
Trade Unions Are Key to a Successful Transition in Egypt
Sabina Dewan explains why strong trade unions are essential for “just jobs” in Egypt and for a smooth democratic transition.
‘Just Jobs’ Trump Everything Else
Knut Panknin examines the critical role of employment in the democratic and social transformation of Middle East and North Africa.
Sustaining Spring in Egypt
Sabina Dewan announces the first annual meeting in Cairo of the global “Just Jobs Network,” which will explore ways to generate stable, equal, and sustainable growth through good jobs in Egypt and the Arab world.
Scandinavia’s Intriguing Welcome Mat
Åsmund Arup Seip of the Fafo Institute for Labour and Social Research in Norway examines the balance struck in Northern Europe integrating foreign, European, and domestic workers.
Using Trade to Create Good Jobs at Home and Abroad
CAP hosts U.S.T.R. Ambassador Ron Kirk for a discussion on how trade policy can generate opportunities for workers around the globe.