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Getting the G-20 Behind More Effective Global Trade Rules

Sabina Dewan and Jordan Bernhardt detail how the upcoming G-20 Summit in Los Cabos, Mexico could result in meaningful global trade reform.

Byby Sabina Dewan and Jordan Bernhardt | Friday, June 15, 2012

The Path to a Successful Economic Transition in Egypt

book_alt2 icon Report Sabina Dewan, James Hairston, and Jordan Bernhardt contend that the United States must make Egypt’s economy the focus of its assistance to the country.

Byby Sabina Dewan, James Hairston, and Jordan Bernhardt | Tuesday, June 5, 2012

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.

Byby Jordan Bernhardt and Sabina Dewan | Tuesday, May 8, 2012

International Job Creation Policy Menu

The Just Jobs Network highlights job creation ideas from select advanced and developing economies.

Byby Just Jobs Network | Thursday, April 5, 2012

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.

Byby Sabina Dewan | Wednesday, March 14, 2012

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.

Byby James Hairston | Wednesday, March 7, 2012

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.

Byby Jordan Bernhardt | Wednesday, February 29, 2012

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.

Byby Sabina Dewan | Thursday, February 23, 2012

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.

Byby Sabina Dewan | Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Helping Complete the Arab Spring

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

Byby Sabina Dewan | Tuesday, January 3, 2012

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.

Byby Sabina Dewan | Thursday, November 10, 2011

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.

Byby Sabina Dewan | Thursday, November 3, 2011

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.

Byby Jeff Becker | Monday, June 20, 2011

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.

Byby Sabina Dewan | Monday, June 6, 2011

‘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.

Byby Knut Panknin | Monday, May 23, 2011