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Japan’s Inclusion Makes the Trans-Pacific Partnership a Big Opportunity Article
Women ride bicycles past Sony Corporation headquarters in Tokyo. The Trans-Pacific Partnership would benefit  well-known Japanese businesses such as Toyota and Sony and give U.S. businesses better access to Japanese markets. (AP/Katsumi Kasahara)

Japan’s Inclusion Makes the Trans-Pacific Partnership a Big Opportunity

A regional trade agreement being hammered out this week in Dallas could lead to improved trade between the United States and Japan once they get over a few hurdles, write Jordan Bernhardt and Sabina Dewan.

Jordan Bernhardt, Sabina Dewan

Filling in the Gaps in Our Trade Intelligence Article
President Barack Obama’s executive order creating a beefed-up trade enforcement office means our domestic trade laws and agreements will be more aggressively enforced. But we need to do more to fill in large intelligence gaps about foreign and domestic trade activities. (AP/Susan Walsh)

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.

Sabina Dewan

Why We Need an Equal Global Workforce Article
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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.

James Hairston

Rebuilding the Syrian Economy After Assad Article
Villagers chant antigovernment slogans during a demonstration organized after a man killed during clashes between the Free Syrian Army and Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad's forces in Sarmin, Syria, Tuesday, February 28, 2012. (AP/Rodrigo Abd)

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.

Jordan Bernhardt

Making U.S. Exports Work for Job Creation Article

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.

Sabina Dewan

Helping Complete the Arab Spring Article

Helping Complete the Arab Spring

Sabina Dewan presents key ways the United States and Europe can help build sustained economic growth in the region.

Sabina Dewan

Obama Forging Stronger Asia-Pacific Economic Ties Article
President Barack Obama, third right, stands with Prime Minister Julia Gillard of Australia, left, President Sebastian Pinera of Chile, second left, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore, third left, Prime Minister John Key of New Zealand, second right, and Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei, right, as they take part in the Trans-Pacific Partnership meeting at the APEC summit in Yokohama, Japan, Sunday, November 14, 2010. (AP/Charles Dharapak)

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.

Sabina Dewan

Three Things the G-20 Must Do for Job Creation Article

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.

Sabina Dewan

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