East Asia and the Pacific

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Our Latest Recommendations

Podcast: “Global Value Chains and the WTO”

In this episode of “Dollar and Sense,” David Dollar of Brookings hosts Robert Koopman of the World Trade Organization (WTO) for a discussion on global value chains.

Podcast: “China’s Belt and Road Stretches to Africa”

In this episode of the Brookings Institution’s trade podcast, Dollar and Sense, David Dollar hosts Deborah Brautigam of John Hopkins for a discussion of Africa in China’s most recent globaniliation push, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

Podcast: “A Global Response to the Climate Crisis”

This podcast from the Brookings Cafeteria focuses on the climate crisis and the burden left on the rest of the world after the US withdrawal from the 2015 Paris Accords.

Podcast: US-China Competition in Global Development

This podcast from Brookings Cafeteria talks about China’s growing clout in the world and some misconceptions surround its rise, the US-China strategic rivalry, and China’s role in a global rules-based order.

Course Text: “Schooling and Labor Market Consequences of School Construction in Indonesia”

Excerpts from this article have been assigned as required reading for a core CDE course, “Public Economics.”

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