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Diplomacy in Action

Economics and Trade - 1999-2010

-02/04/10   The 2009 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Meetings and U.S. Trade Policy in Asia  [297 Kb]
-10/06/10   The 2007-2009 Recession: Similarities to and Differences from the Past  [178 Kb]
-06/03/02   The 2002 Farm Bill: Overview and Status Updated.
-06/14/05   Africa, the G8, and the Blair Initiative -- Updated
-04/05/04   AGOA III: Amendment to the African Growth and Opportunity Act -- Updated
-06/14/02   Agricultural Export and Food Aid Programs -- Updated
-12/11/06   Agricultural Issues in the 110th Congress -- NEW!
-10/06/06   Agricultural Issues in the 109th Congress -- Updated
-10/31/03   Agricultural Trade in a U.S.-Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) NEW!
-09/24/02   Agricultural Trade Issues in the 107th Congress -- Updated
-11/07/03   Agriculture and Fast Track or Trade Promotion Authority -- Updated
-02/04/10   Agriculture in Pending U.S. Free Trade Agreements with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea  [249 Kb]
-06/03/09   Agriculture in Pending U.S. Free Trade Agreements with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea
-05/03/05   Agriculture in the WTO Doha Round: The Framework Agreement and Next Steps -- Updated
-05/10/05   Agriculture in the WTO: Limits on Domestic Support -- Updated
-06/17/05   Agriculture in the WTO: Member Spending on Domestic Support -- Updated
-05/12/05   Agriculture in the WTO: Policy Commitments Made Under the Agreement on Agriculture -- NEW!
-01/03/05   Agriculture: Prospective Issues for Congress -- NEW!
-06/15/09   America COMPETES Act and the FY2010 Budget
-04/13/09   America COMPETES Act and the FY2010 Budget
-10/17/08   The America COMPETES Act and FY2009 Budget  [168 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/20/08   The America COMPETES Act and the FY2009 Budget  [134 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/17/08   America COMPETES Act: Programs, Funding, and Selected Issues  [168 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/22/08   America COMPETES Act: Programs, Funding, and Selected Issues  [799 Kb]  -- NEW!
-06/12/02   Andean Trade Preference Act: A Comparison of House and Senate Versions of H.R. 3009 NEW!
-02/21/02   Andean Trade Preference Act: Background and Issues for Reauthorization  [259 Kb]  Updated.
-09/30/05   Andean-U.S. Free-Trade Agreement Negotiations -- Updated
-03/31/09   Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and the 2008 Meetings in Lima, Peru
-10/17/02   Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Free Trade, and the 2002 Summit in Mexico Updated.
-10/26/01   Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Free Trade, and the 2001 Summit in Shanghai Updated.
-08/01/03   Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Free Trade, and the 2003 Summit in Bangkok, Thailand Updated
-10/14/08   Auction Basics: Background for Assessing Proposed Treasury Purchases of Mortgage-Backed Securities  [127 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/09/09   Authoritative Resources on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA)
-09/10/09   Authoritative Resources on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA)
-04/10/09   Authoritative Resources on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)
-03/21/08   Averting Financial Crisis  [201 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/11/05   Background on the U.S.-Brazil WTO Cotton Subsidy Dispute -- Updated
-05/04/09   Banking and Financial Infrastructure Continuity: Pandemic Flu, Terrorism, and Other Challenges
-12/08/06   The Bayh-Dole Act: Selected Issues in Patent Policy and the Commercialization of Technology -- Updated
-06/30/10   Brazil's WTO Case Against the U.S. Cotton Program  [390 Kb]
-01/04/10   Brazil's WTO Case Against the U.S. Cotton Program
-03/12/07   The Budget for Fiscal Year 2008 -- NEW!
-09/03/10   The Bush Tax Cuts and the Economy  [212 Kb]
-01/12/05   Caribbean Basin Interim Trade Program: CBI/NAFTA Parity  -- Updated
-01/07/08   CARICOM: Challenges and Opportunities for Caribbean Economic Integration  [294 Kb]  -- NEW!
-04/09/10   Causes of the Financial Crisis  [166 Kb]
-01/29/09   Causes of the Financial Crisis
-10/24/05   Central America and the Dominican Republic in the Context of the Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA) with the United States -- Updated
-10/12/04   Changing Causes of the U.S. Trade Deficit -- NEW!
-06/03/09   China and the Global Financial Crisis: Implications for the United States
-04/02/09   China and the Global Financial Crisis: Implications for the United States
-08/06/03   China and the World Trade Organization Updated
-12/30/10   China's Currency: An Analysis of the Economic Issues  [542 Kb]
-10/01/10   China's Currency: An Analysis of the Economic Issues  [525 Kb]
-11/29/05   China's Currency: Brief Overview of U.S. Options -- NEW!
-12/07/09   China's Currency: A Summary of the Economic Issues
-06/17/09   China's Currency: A Summary of the Economic Issues
-04/13/09   China's Currency: A Summary of the Economic Issues
-12/11/09   China's Economic Conditions
-03/05/09   China's Economic Conditions
-05/26/05   China's Economic Conditions -- Updated
-03/05/09   China's Holdings of U.S. Securities: Implications for the U.S. Economy
-01/09/08   China's Holdings of U.S. Securities: Implications for the U.S. Economy  [177 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/21/10   China's Steel Industry and Its Impact on the United States: Issues for Congress  [312 Kb]
-05/03/02   China's Trade with the United States and the World NEW!
-12/27/10   China-U.S. Trade Issues  [364 Kb]
-06/21/10   China - U.S. Trade Issues  [391 Kb]
-09/17/09   China - U.S. Trade Issues
-06/03/09   China-U.S. Trade Issues
-06/23/09   China - U.S. Trade Issues
-03/31/09   China - U.S. Trade Issues
-03/04/09   China - U.S. Trade Issues
-10/07/08   China-U.S. Trade Issues  [218 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/14/02   China-U.S. Trade Issues -- Updated
-12/17/08   Chrysler Corporation Loan Guarantee Act of 1979: Background, Provisions, and Cost
-04/12/10   Climate Change: EU and Proposed U.S. Approaches to Carbon Leakage and WTO Implications  [974 Kb]
-03/06/07   Climate Change: The Role of the U.S. Agriculture Sector -- NEW!
-06/19/09   Climate Change: The Role of the U.S. Agriculture Sector and Congressional Action
-02/04/10   The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)  [261 Kb]
-11/06/09   The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)
-01/29/10   Congressional Budget Resolutions: Historical Information
-08/22/05   The Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act ("Byrd Amendment") -- NEW!
-10/15/08   The Cost of Government Financial Interventions, Past and Present  [68 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/23/08   The Cost of Government Financial Interventions, Past and Present  [65 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/27/10   Currency Manipulation: The IMF and WTO  [139 Kb]
-10/21/08   Current Economic Conditions and Selected Forecasts  [173 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/22/08   Current Economic Conditions and Selected Forecasts  [146 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/22/06   Current Economic Conditions and Selected Forecasts -- Updated
-01/10/02   Current Economic Recession: How Long, How Deep, and How Different from the Past?
-02/16/10   The Debt Limit: History and Recent Increases  [1032 Kb]
-01/28/10   The Debt Limit: History and Recent Increases
-04/07/09   The Debt Limit: History and Recent Increases
-04/29/08   The Debt Limit: History and Recent Increases  [137 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/30/10   Deflation: Economic Significance, Current Risk, and Policy Responses  [203 Kb]
-07/17/08   The Depreciating Dollar: Economic Effects and Policy Responses  [177 Kb]  -- NEW!
-04/08/10   Dispute Settlement in the World Trade Organization (WTO): An Overview  [192 Kb]
-09/08/09   Dispute Settlement in the World Trade Organization (WTO): An Overview
-08/25/10   The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: Regulations to be Issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau  [341 Kb]
-02/10/05   The Doha Development Agenda: The WTO Framework Agreement -- Updated
-01/08/08   Dollar Crisis: Prospect and Implications  [120 Kb]  -- NEW!
-07/08/05   DR-CAFTA Labor Rights Issues -- Updated
-07/08/05   DR-CAFTA: Regional Issues -- Updated
-07/06/05   The Dominican Republic-Central American-United States Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA) -- Updated
-04/15/10   East Asian Regional Architecture: New Economic and Security Arrangements and U.S. Policy  [481 Kb]
-01/04/08   East Asian Regional Architecture: New Economic and Security Arrangements and U.S. Policy  [505 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/16/09   East Asia's Foreign Exchange Rate Policies
-04/10/08   East Asia's Foreign Exchange Rate Policies  [107 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/12/08   Economic Analysis of a Mortgage Forclosure Moratorium  [134 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/12/10   Economic Effects of a Budget Defitic Exceeding $1 Trillion  [199 Kb]
-01/04/10   The Economic Implications of the Long-Term Federal Budget Outlook
-12/02/10   Economic Recovery: Sustaining U.S. Economic Growth in a Post-Crisis Economy  [222 Kb]
-11/01/99   Economic Sanctions to Achieve U.S. Foreign Policy Goals: Discussion and Guide to Current Law  [175 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/02/09   Economic Slowdown: Issues and Policies
-10/17/08   Economic Slowdown: Issues and Policies  [208 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/29/08   Economic Slowdown: Issues and Policies  [313 Kb]  -- NEW!
-12/09/09   Economic Stimulus: Issues and Policies
-11/10/09   Economic Stimulus: Issues and Policies
-04/03/09   Economic Stimulus: Issues and Policies
-02/27/09   Economic Stimulus: Issues and Policies
-01/23/09   Economic Stimulus: Issues and Policies
-02/02/10   The Economics of the Federal Budget Deficit  [176 Kb]
-02/05/09   The Economics of the Federal Budget Deficit
-04/01/02   Electronic Commerce: An Introduction Updated.
-10/31/08   The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act and Current Financial Turmoil: Issues and Analysis  [172 Kb]  -- NEW!
-10/31/08   Emergency Economic Stabilization Act: Preliminary Analysis of Oversight Provisions  [172 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/11/02   The Enron Bankruptcy and Employer Stock in Retirement Plans Updated.
-03/28/02   Enron Collapse: An Overview of Financial Issues Updated.
-08/13/10   The European Union's Response to the 2007-2009 Financial Crisis  [249 Kb]
-12/06/06   Europe's New Trade Agenda -- NEW!
-03/22/10   Europe's Preferential Trade Agreements: Status, Content, and Implications  [409 Kb]
-03/20/09   EU-U.S. Economic Ties: Framework, Scope, and Magnitude
-06/12/08   EU-U.S. Economic Ties: Framework, Scope, and Magnitude  [99 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/03/08   EU-U.S. Economic Ties: Framework, Scope, and Magnitude  [98 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/13/08   Evaluating the Potential for a Recession in 2008  [150 Kb]  -- NEW!
-02/01/07   Exon-Florio Foreign Investment Provision: Overview of H.R. 556 -- NEW!
-02/04/10   The Exon-Florio National Security Test for Foreign Investment  [261 Kb]
-07/15/09   The Export Administration Act: Evolution, Provisions, and Debate
-03/17/09   Export-Import Bank: Background and Legislative Issues
-09/15/08   Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in Conservatorship  [68 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/12/08   Fannie Mae's and Freddie Mac's Financial Problems: Frequently Asked Questions  [109 Kb]  -- NEW!
-07/15/08   Fannie Mae's and Freddie Mac's Financial Problems: Frequently Asked Questions  [69 Kb]  -- NEW!
-06/19/08   Farm Bill Legislative Action in the 110th Congress  [235 Kb]  -- Updated
-06/13/08   Farm Bill Legislative Action in the 110th Congress  [235 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/09/08   Farm Bill Legislative Action in the 110th Congress  [203 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/10/08   Farm Bill Legislative Action in the 110th Congress  [203 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/15/09   "Fast Track" Procedures to Disapprove Additional Funds Under the Emergency Stabilization Act
-12/31/09   The Federal Budget: Current and Upcoming Issues
-11/25/09   The Federal Budget: Current and Upcoming Issues
-12/10/08   The Federal Budget: Current and Upcoming Issues
-03/27/09   The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC): Efforts to Support Financial and Housing Markets
-03/05/09   The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC): Summary of Actions in Support of Housing and Financial Markets
-03/04/09   The Federal Government Debt: Its Size and Economic Significance
-10/29/08   Federal Reserve Interest Rate Changes: 2001-2008  [62 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/30/02   Federal Securities Law: Insider Trading
-06/24/09   The Financial Crisis: Impact on and Response by The European Union
-03/09/09   The Financial Crisis: Impact on and Response by The European Union
-09/10/08   Financial Institutions Insolvency: Federal Authority over Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and Depository Institutions  [176 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/29/09   Financial Market Intervention
-09/29/08   Financial Market Intervention  [72 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/20/09   Financial Market Supervision
-02/04/10   Financial Market Supervision: European Perspectives  [333 Kb]
-12/03/08   Financial Market Turmoil and U.S. Macroeconomic Performance
-07/17/09   Financial Regulatory Reform: Analysis of the Consumer Financial Protection Agency (CFPA) as Proposed by the Obama Administration and H.R.3126
-06/01/10   Financial Regulatory Reform and the 111th Congress  [248 Kb]
-04/16/10   Financial Regulatory Reform and the 111th Congress  [240 Kb]
-03/31/10   Financial Regulatory Reform and the 111th Congress  [239 Kb]
-10/08/08   Financial Turmoil: Comparing the Troubled Asset Relief Program to the Federal Reserve's Response  [65 Kb]  -- NEW!
-12/04/08   Financial Turmoil: Federal Reserve Policy Responses
-10/23/08   Financial Turmoil: Federal Reserve Policy Responses  [182 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/29/08   Financing Issues and Economic Effects of American Wars  [145 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/07/01   Financing Issues and Economic Effects of Past American Wars
-06/22/10   Financing the U.S. Trade Deficit  [212 Kb]
-02/05/10   Financing the U.S. Trade Deficit  [205 Kb]
-04/22/08   Financing the U.S. Trade Deficit  [123 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/10/08   Food Price Inflation: Causes and Impacts  [69 Kb]  -- NEW!
-12/20/06   Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade: Key Issues for the 110th Congress -- NEW!
-12/27/04   Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade: Key Issues for the 109th Congress -- NEW!
-01/03/03   Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade: Key Issues for the 108th Congress NEW!
-10/21/10   Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA): Congressional Interest and Executive Enforcement  [112 Kb]
-02/11/10   Foreign Direct Investment: Current Issues  [304 Kb]
-04/04/08   Foreign Direct Investment: Current Issues  [159 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/05/09   Foreign Direct Investment in the United States: An Economic Analysis
-08/15/08   Foreign Direct Investment in the United States: An Economic Analysis  [72 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/17/09   Foreign Holdings of Federal Debt
-02/08/10   Foreign Investment and National Security: Economic Considerations  [311 Kb]
-12/01/08   Foreign Investment and National Security: Economic Considerations
-02/04/10   Foreign Investment, CFIUS, and Homeland Security: An Overview  [130 Kb]
-11/05/09   Foreign Investment, CFIUS, and Homeland Security: An Overview
-04/17/08   Foreign Investment, CFIUS, and Homeland Security: An Overview  [72 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/26/09   Foreign Investment in the United States: Major Federal Statutory Restrictions
-06/22/10   Foreign Investment in U.S. Securities  [258 Kb]
-11/18/09   Foreign Investment in U.S. Securities
-03/13/09   Foreign Investment in U.S. Securities
-06/21/05   Foreign Outsourcing: Economic Implications and Policy Responses -- Updated
-01/14/08   Foreign Ownership of U.S. Financial Assets: Implications of a Withdrawal  [133 Kb]  -- NEW!
-02/23/10   Free Trade Agreements: Impact on U.S. Trade and Implications for U.S. Trade Policy  [219 Kb]
-01/13/09   Free Trade Agreements: Impact on U.S. Trade and Implications for U.S. Trade Policy
-04/09/02   Free Trade Agreements: Impact on U.S. Trade and Implications for U.S. Trade Policy NEW!
-08/13/03   Free Trade Agreements with Singapore and Chile: Labor Issues Updated
-11/08/05   A Free Trade Area of the Americas: Major Policy Issues and Status of Negotiations -- Updated
-03/24/10   The Future of U.S. Trade Policy: An Analysis of Issues and Options for the 111th Congress  [243 Kb]
-07/24/08   The Future Role of U.S. Trade Policy: An Overview  [73 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/14/08   The Future Role of U.S. Trade Policy: An Overview  [72 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/08/10   FY2011 Budget Documents: Internet and GPO Availability  [125 Kb]
-06/17/10   The FY2011 Federal Budget  [292 Kb]
-03/09/10   The FY2011 Federal Budget  [260 Kb]
-08/10/10   The G-20 and International Economic Cooperation: Background and Implications for Congress  [438 Kb]
-12/09/09   The G-20 and International Economic Cooperation: Background and Implications for Congress
-02/05/08   General Overview of U.S. Copyright Law  [72 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/26/06   Generalized System of Preferences: Background and Renewal Debate -- NEW!
-11/29/06   Generalized System of Preferences Renewal: Agricultural Imports -- NEW!
-11/30/09   The German Economy and U.S.-German Economic Relations
-04/06/10   The Global Economic Crisis: Impact on Sub-Saharan Africa and Global Policy Responses  [685 Kb]
-08/25/09   The Global Economic Crisis: Impact on Sub-Saharan Africa and Global Policy Responses
-03/23/09   The Global Economic Downturn and Protectionism
-02/20/09   The Global Financial and Economic Crisis: Analysis and Policy Implications
-02/04/10   The Global Financial Crisis: Analysis and Policy Implications  [1532 Kb]
-11/25/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Analysis and Policy Implications
-10/02/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Analysis and Policy Implications
-07/10/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Analysis and Policy Implications
-07/02/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Analysis and Policy Implications
-05/12/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Analysis and Policy Implications
-04/03/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Analysis and Policy Implications
-04/07/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Foreign and Trade Policy Effects
-06/05/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Increasing IMF Resources and the Role of Congress
-05/14/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Increasing IMF Resources and the Role of Congress
-05/04/09   The Global Financial Crisis: Lessons from Japan's Lost Decade of the 1990's
-02/04/09   The Global Financial Crisis: The Role of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)
-12/01/08   The Global Financial Crisis: The Role of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)
-10/30/08   The Global Financial Crisis: The Role fo the International Monetary Fund (IMF)  [73 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/31/08   Globalization, Worker Insecurity, and Policy Approaches  [129 Kb]  -- Updated
-02/01/10   Government Interventions in Response to Financial Turmoil  [457 Kb]
-05/29/08   High Agricultural Commodity Prices: What Are the Issues?  [390 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/06/08   High Agricultural Commodity Prices: What Are the Issues?  [377 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/30/08   Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008  [153 Kb]  -- Updated
-10/13/05   Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: Fishing and Aquaculture Industries - Damage and Recovery -- Updated
-07/11/05   Immigration Issues in Trade Agreements -- Updated
-03/23/10   The Impact of Major Legislation on Budget Deficits: 2001 to 2009  [356 Kb]
-04/04/08   Income Inequality, Income Mobility, and Economic Policy: U.S. Trends in the 1980s and 1990s  [169 Kb]  -- NEW!
-10/12/01   India and Pakistan: Current U.S. Economic Sanctions. Updated.
-02/23/10   Industrial Competitiveness and Technological Advancement: Debate Over Government Policy  [176 Kb]
-11/05/09   Industrial Competitiveness and Technological Advancement: Debate Over Government Policy
-08/25/08   Industrial Competitiveness and Technological Advancement: Debate Over Government Policy  [148 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/19/07   Industrial Competitiveness and Technological Advancement: Debate Over Government Policy -- Updated
-08/26/08   Inflation: Causes, Costs, and Current Status  [122 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/06/08   Inflation: Causes, Costs, and Current Status  [122 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/06/08   Inflation: Causes, Costs, and Current Status  [122 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/22/09   Infrastructure Programs: What's Different About Broadband?
-04/20/09   Insolvency of Systemically Significant Financial Companies: Bankruptcy vs. Conservatorship/Receivership
-02/05/09   Intellectual Property Rights and International Trade
-10/20/08   Intellectual Property Rights and International Trade  [259 Kb]  -- Updated
-07/23/08   Intellectual Property Rights and International Trade  [256 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/03/05   International Financial Institutions: Funding U.S. Participation -- NEW!
-11/23/10   International Financing of Responses to Climate Change  [384 Kb]
-12/30/10   International Trade and Finance: Key Policy Issues for the 112th Congress  [258 Kb]
-03/06/09   International Trade: Rules of Origin
-08/22/08   International Trade: Rules of Origin  [736 Kb]  -- Updated
-06/10/08   International Trade: Rules of Origin  [145 Kb]  -- NEW!
-06/15/09   Iran's Economic Conditions: U.S. Policy Issues
-09/23/04   Iraq's Trade with the World: Data and Analysis -- Updated
-07/29/08   Islamic Finance: Overview and Policy Concerns  [76 Kb]  -- NEW!
-04/02/10   Is the U.S. Current Account Deficit Sustainable?  [201 Kb]
-09/30/10   Job Growth During the Recovery  [233 Kb]
-03/17/09   Job Loss and Infrastructure Job Creation During the Recession
-12/23/08   Job Loss and Infrastructure Job Creation During the Recession
-12/01/09   Key Issues in Derivatives Reform
-03/08/07   Largest Mergers and Acquisitions by Corporations, 2006 -- NEW!
-04/14/10   Long-Term Unemployment and Recessions  [284 Kb]
-08/25/08   Low-Income Country Debt Cancellation: H.R. 2634 and S.2166  [147 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/13/05   The Macroeconomic Effects of Hurricane Katrina -- NEW!
-05/06/08   Major Tax Issues in the 110th Congress  [201 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/09/10   The Mexican Economy After the Global Financial Crisis  [247 Kb]
-03/31/10   Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve: Current Policy and Conditions  [174 Kb]
-12/16/08   Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve: Current Policy and Conditions
-10/29/08   Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve: Current Policy and Conditions  [162 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/22/08   Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve: Current Policy and Conditions  [136 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/30/08   Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve: Current Policy and Conditions  [135 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/22/06   Monetary Policy: Current Policy and Conditions -- Updated
-05/26/05   Morocco-U.S. Free Trade Agreement -- Updated
-04/09/10   Multilateral Development Banks: Overview and Issues for Congress  [677 Kb]
-08/08/08   Multilateral Development Banks: U.S. Contributions FY1998-2009  [70 Kb]  -- Updated
-06/03/10   NAFTA and the Mexican Economy  [473 Kb]
-11/04/08   NAFTA and the Mexican Economy
-02/13/04   NAFTA at Ten: Lessons from Recent Studies -- NEW!
-06/01/10   North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Implementation: The Future of Commercial Trucking Across the Mexican Border  [370 Kb]
-05/06/09   North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Implementation: The Future of Commercial Trucking Across the Mexican Border
-01/11/02   NAFTA Labor Side Agreement: Lessons for the Worker Rights and Fast-Track Debate Updated.
-06/04/09   North Korea: Economic Leverage and Policy Analysis
-01/24/03   North Korea: Economic Sanctions Updated.
-06/12/09   North Korean Counterfeiting of U.S. Currency
-02/06/09   Ocean Piracy and Its Impact on Insurance
-12/03/08   Ocean Piracy and Its Impact on Insurance
-05/02/05   Offshoring (a.k.a. Offshore Outsourcing) and Job Insecurity Among U.S. Workers -- Updated
-03/18/10   Ongoing Government Assistance for American International Group (AIG)  [227 Kb]
-03/16/09   Ongoing Government Assistance for American International Group (AIG)
-12/01/09   The Overseas Private Investment Corporation: Background and Legislative Issues
-10/20/08   The Overseas Private Investment Corporation: Background and Legislative Issues  [72 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/22/08   The Overseas Private Investment Corporation: Background and Legislative Issues  [72 Kb]  -- Updated
-02/24/10   Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) Status for Russia and U.S.-Russian Economic Ties  [139 Kb]
-01/28/02   Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) Status for Russia and U.S.-Russian Economic Ties
-10/14/05   Ports in Louisiana: New Orleans, South Louisiana, and Baton Rouge -- NEW!
-10/25/06   Potential Challenges to U.S. Farm Subsidies in the WTO: A Brief Overview -- NEW!
-10/06/09   Poverty in the United States: 2008
-02/09/09   Preserving Homeownership: Foreclosure Prevention Initiatives
-09/22/08   Proposal to Allow Treasury to Buy Mortgage-Related Assets to Address Financial Instability  [70 Kb]  -- NEW!
-04/29/09   Proposals for a Congressional Commission on the Financial Crisis: A Comparative Analysis
-11/24/08   Proposed Colombia Free Trade Agreements: Labor Issues
-02/02/09   Proposed Funding for Workforce Development in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009
-10/01/10   The Proposed U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement  [305 Kb]
-04/16/10   The Proposed U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement: Economic and Political Implications  [301 Kb]
-10/05/10   Proposed U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement: Labor Issues  [358 Kb]
-01/14/11   The Proposed U.S.-Panama Free Trade Agreement  [477 Kb]
-02/22/10   The Proposed U.S.-Panama Free Trade Agreement  [485 Kb]
-11/01/05   The Proposed U.S.-Panama Free Trade Agreement -- Updated
-11/12/10   The Proposed U.S.- South Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA): Provisions and Implications  [497 Kb]
-03/24/09   The Proposed U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA): Provisions and Implications
-10/17/08   The Proposed U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA): Provisions and Implications  [287 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/22/08   The Proposed U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA): Provisions and Implications  [287 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/13/08   Reporting Requirements in the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008
-09/26/08   The Resolution Trust Corporation: Historical Analysis  [66 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/16/09   The Rise of China's Auto Industry and Its Impact on the U.S. Motor Vehicle Industry
-05/08/08   Rising Food Prices and Global Food Needs: The U.S. Response  [142 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/06/09   The Role of Public Works Infrastructure in Economic Stimulus
-08/31/10   The Role of Trade Secrets in Innovation Policy  [194 Kb]
-01/07/08   Russia's Accession to the WTO  [174 Kb]  -- Updated
-06/29/09   Russia's Economic Performance and Policies and Their Implications for the United States
-05/27/09   Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America: An Overview and Selected Issues
-01/29/08   Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America: An Overview and Selected Issues  [72 Kb]  -- Updated
-06/14/10   The Size and Role of Government: Economic Issues  [312 Kb]
-03/21/02   South Korea-U.S. Economic Relations: Cooperation, Friction, and Future Prospects Updated.
-09/03/08   Sovereign Wealth Funds: Background and Policy Issues for Congress  [208 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/14/09   The Special Inspector General (SIG) for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP)
-01/16/09   States and Proposed Economic Recovery Plans
-01/05/09   States and Proposed Economic Recovery Plans
-03/18/02   Status of Trade Legislation in the 107th Congress Updated.
-04/02/03   Steel: Legislative and Oversight Issues Updated.
-11/10/10   Structure and Functions of the Federal Reserve System  [134 Kb]
-06/15/05   Structure and Functions of the Federal Reserve System -- Updated
-10/28/09   Systemic Risk and the Federal Reserve
-05/16/03   Taiwan's Accession to the WTO and its Economic Relations with the United States and China Updated
-03/05/09   Tax Reform: An Overview of Proposals in the 111th Congress
-02/20/08   Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) for Workers: Current Issues and Legislation  [101 Kb]  -- NEW!
-05/11/01   Trade Agreements: A Pro/Con Analysis of Including Core Labor Standards
-03/11/10   Trade Agreements: Impact on the U.S. Economy  [278 Kb]
-02/04/10   Trade Agreements: Impact on the U.S. Economy  [277 Kb]
-11/10/09   Trade Agreements: Impact on the U.S. Economy
-02/06/09   Trade Agreements: Impact on the U.S. Economy
-02/06/08   Trade Agreements: Impact on the U.S. Economy  [158 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/15/07   Trade Agreements: Impact on the U.S. Economy -- Updated
-11/26/01   Trade Agreements Implementation: Expedited Procedures and Congressional Control in Existing Law
-10/19/04   Trade and the Americas -- Updated
-04/07/10   Trade in Services: The Doha Development Agenda Negotiations and U.S. Goals  [218 Kb]
-09/12/05   Trade in Services: The Doha Development Agenda Negotiations and U.S. Goals -- NEW!
-11/22/05   Trade Integration in the Americas -- NEW!
-03/24/05   Trade Issues in the 109th Congress: Policy Challenges and Opportunities -- Updated
-06/29/10   Trade Law: An Introduction to Selected International Agreements and U.S. Laws  [562 Kb]
-11/30/05   Trade Liberalization Challenges Post-CAFTA -- NEW!
-11/14/06   Trade Negotiations During the 109th Congress -- Updated
-10/12/04   Trade Negotiations in the 108th Congress -- Updated
-03/27/02   Trade Policymaking in the European Union: Institutional Framework
-09/24/10   Trade Preferences: Economic Issures and Policy Options  [390 Kb]
-12/08/10   Trade Primer: Qs and As on Trade Concepts, Performance, and Policy  [315 Kb]
-03/27/07   Trade Primer: Qs and As on Trade Concepts, Performance, and Policy -- NEW!
-01/10/08   Trade Promotion Authority and Fast-Track Negotiating Authority for Trade Agreements: Major Votes  [75 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/22/10   Trade Promotion Authority and the Korea Free Trade Agreement  [193 Kb]
-01/14/03   Trade Promotion Authority (Fast-Track Authority for Trade Agreements): Background and Developments in the 107th Congress Updated.
-06/17/02   Trade Promotion Authority (Fast-Track): Labor Issues (Including H.R. 3005 and H.R. 3009) Updated.
-01/18/02   Trade Promotion Authority (Fast-Track): Labor Issues (Including H.R. 3005 and H.R. 3019) Updated.
-01/17/02   Trade Promotion (Fast-Track) Authority: A Comparison of H.R. 3005 as Approved by the House and the Senate Finance Committee
-11/28/01   Trade Promotion (Fast-Track) Authority: H.R. 3005 Provisions and Related Issues Updated.
-04/15/02   Trade Promotion (Fast-Track) Authority: Summary and Analysis of Selection Major Provisions of H.R. 3005 NEW!
-06/14/02   Trade Promotion (Fast-Track) Authority: Summary and Analysis of Selected Major Provisions of H.R. 3005 and Title XXI of H.R. 3009 Updated.
-11/04/10   Trade Promotion Authority (PTA) and the Role of Congress in Trade Policy  [286 Kb]
-02/02/07   Trade Promotion Authority (TPA)/Fast-Track Renewal: Labor Issues -- NEW!
-12/05/06   Trade Promotion Authority (TPA): Issues, Options, and Prospects for Renewal -- NEW!
-02/21/07   Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) Renewal: Core Labor Standars Issues: A Brief Overview -- NEW!
-07/22/03   Trade Remedy Law Reform in the 108th Congress Updated
-03/05/02   Trade Retaliation: The "Carousel" Approach Updated
-08/24/09   Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: Background and Analysis
-10/22/08   Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: Background and Analysis  [179 Kb]  -- NEW!
-01/04/10   Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: A Possible Role for Congress
-12/01/09   Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: A Possible Role for Congress
-11/18/09   Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: A Possible Role for Congress
-08/25/09   Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: A Possible Role for Congress
-11/01/10   The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement  [238 Kb]
-06/25/10   The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement  [702 Kb]
-12/07/09   The Trans-Pacific Stategic Economic Partnership Agreement
-02/17/09   Troubled Asset Relief Program and Foreclosures
-03/02/09   Unauthorized Employment in the United States: Issues, Options, and Legislation
-06/29/05   Unauthorized Employment of Aliens: Basics of Employer Sanctions -- NEW!
-08/20/10   Unemployment and Economic Recovery  [158 Kb]
-11/17/09   Unemployment and Economic Recovery
-12/03/09   U.S. Aerospace Manufacturing: Industry Overview and Prospects
-09/25/06   U.S. Agricultural Trade: Trends, Composition, Direction, and Policy -- Updated
-04/30/08   U.S. Airline Industry: Issues and Role of Congress  [227 Kb]  -- NEW!
-02/04/10   The United States as a Net Debtor Nation: Overview of the International Investment Position  [434 Kb]
-07/22/08   The United States as a Net Debtor Nation: Overview of the International Investment Position  [119 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/13/09   United States - Canada Trade and Economic Relationship: Prospects and Challenges
-10/13/06   United States-Canada Trade and Economic Relationship: Prospects and Challenges -- Updated
-06/01/04   The U.S.-Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA): Challenges for Sub-Regional Integration -- Updated
-03/05/01   The U.S.-Chile Free Trade Agreement.  -- Updated
-05/01/08   The U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement: Economic and Political Implications  [181 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/05/09   U.S. Direct Investment Abroad: Trends and Current Issues
-08/15/08   U.S. Direct Investment Abroad: Trends and Current Issues  [71 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/10/09   U.S. Economy in Recession: Similarities to and Differences from the Past
-02/05/09   U.S. Economy in Recession: Similarities To and Differences From the Past
-05/21/02   U.S.-EU Trade Tensions: Causes, Consequences, and Possible Cures NEW!
-05/21/02   U.S.-European Union Trade Relations: Issues and Policy Challenges -- Updated
-09/02/08   The U.S. Farm Economy  [77 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/17/08   The U.S. Farm Economy  [113 Kb]  -- Updated
-02/21/07   The U.S. Farm Economy -- Updated
-09/29/08   The U.S. Financial Crisis: Lessons from Chile  [71 Kb]  -- NEW!
-09/29/08   The U.S. Financial Crisis: Lessons from Japan  [73 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/29/08   The U.S. Financial Crisis: Lessons from Sweden  [70 Kb]  -- NEW!
-11/18/08   The U.S. Financial Crisis: The Global Dimension with Implications for U.S. Policy
-04/07/08   U.S. - French Commercial Ties -- Updated
-11/19/10   U.S. International Trade: Trends and Forecasts  [411 Kb]
-03/06/09   U.S. International Trade: Trends and Forecasts
-11/26/08   U.S. International Trade: Tends and Forecasts
-10/16/08   U.S. International Trade: Trends and Forecasts  [181 Kb]  -- Updated
-09/05/08   U.S. International Trade: Trends and Forecasts  [181 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/30/08   U.S. International Trade: Trends and Forecasts  [177 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/14/06   U.S. International Trade: Trends and Forecasts -- Updated
-05/29/02   U.S.-Japan Economic Ties: Status and Outlook -- Updated
-07/18/08   U.S.-Latin America Trade: Recent Trends  [134 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/11/04   U.S.-Latin American Trade: Recent Trends -- Updated
-06/25/10   U.S.-Latin America Trade: Recent Trends and Policy Issues  [225 Kb]
-11/09/10   U.S. - Mexico Economic Relations: Trends, Issues, and Implications  [320 Kb]
-03/31/10   U.S.-Mexico Economic Relations: Trends, Issues, and Implications  [317 Kb]
-04/03/09   U.S.-Mexico Economic Relations: Trends, Issues, and Implications
-07/11/05   U.S.-Mexico Economic Relations: Trends, Issues, and Implications -- Updated
-03/26/10   The U.S. Motor Vehicle Industry: Confronting a New Dynamic in the Global Economy  [981 Kb]
-01/30/09   U.S. Motor Vehicle Industry: Federal Financial Assistance and Restructuring
-12/03/08   U.S. Motor Vehicle Industry: Federal Financial Assistance and Restructuring
-03/26/10   The U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreement: Effects After Five Years  [236 Kb]
-01/07/08   The U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreement: Effects After Three Years  [142 Kb]  -- NEW!
-10/09/06   U.S.-Oman Free Trade Agreement -- Updated
-07/24/08   United States - Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Free Trade Agreement Negotiations: Background and Potential Issues  [71 Kb]  -- Updated
-06/20/01   U.S.-Sub-Saharan Africa Trade and Investment: Programs and Policy Direction Updated.
-11/03/05   U.S.-Thailand Free Trade Agreement Negotiations -- Updated
-02/04/10   U.S. Trade and Investment Relationship with Sub-Saharan Africa: The African Growth and Opportunity Act  [371 Kb]
-07/24/09   U.S. Trade and Investment Relationship with Sub-Saharan Africa: The African Growth and Opportunity Act
-10/28/08   U.S. Trade and Investment Relationship with Sub-Saharan Africa: The African Growth and Opportunity Act and Beyond  [226 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/05/08   U.S. Trade and Investment Relationship with Sub-Saharan Africa: The African Growth and Opportunity Act and Beyond  [226 Kb]  -- Updated
-11/13/09   U.S. Trade Deficit and the Impact of Changing Oil Prices
-12/12/08   U.S. Trade Deficit and the Impact of Rising Oil Prices
-09/12/08   U.S. Trade Deficit and the Impact of Rising Oil Prices  [71 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/12/08   U.S. Trade Deficit and the Impact of Rising Oil Prices  [71 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/13/06   U.S. Trade Deficit and the Impact of Rising Oil Prices -- Updated
-02/12/10   The U.S. Trade Deficit, the Dollar, and the Price of Oil  [701 Kb]
-06/22/10   U.S. Trade Policy and the Caribbean: From Trade Preferences to Free Trade Agreements  [369 Kb]
-04/30/08   The U.S. Trade Situation for Fruit and Vegetable Products  [146 Kb]  -- NEW!
-12/27/10   U.S.-Vietnam Economic and Trade Relations: Issues for the 112th Congress  [285 Kb]
-10/29/09   U.S. - Vietnam Economic and Trade Relations: Issues for the 111th Congress
-02/23/07   U.S.-World Merchandise Trade Data: 1948-2006 -- NEW!
-01/29/09   Using Business Tax Cuts to Stimulate the Economy
-10/24/06   Vietnam PNTR Status and WTO Accession: Issues and Implications for the United States -- Updated
-06/22/10   The "Volcker Rule": Proposals to Limit "Speculative" Proprietary Trading by Banks  [246 Kb]
-06/30/10   The "Volcker Rule": Proposals to Limit "Speculative" Proprietary Trading by Banks  [915 Kb]
-10/05/10   What Effects Would the Expiration of the 2001 and 2003 Tax Cuts Have on the Economy?  [190 Kb]
-01/23/08   What is a Recession, Who Decides When It Starts, and When Do They Decide?  [64 Kb]  -- NEW!
-03/27/09   What's the Difference? - Comparing U.S. and Chinese Trade Data
-06/19/08   What is the "Farm Bill"?  [77 Kb]  -- Updated
-05/16/08   What is the "Farm Bill"?  [76 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/01/08   What Is the "Farm Bill"?  [74 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/21/10   Who Regulates Whom? An Overview of U.S. Financial Supervision  [403 Kb]
-12/14/09   Who Regulates Whom? An Overview of U.S. Financial Supervision
-02/24/09   Who Regulates Whom? An Overview of U.S. Financial Supervision
-04/21/10   What's the Difference? - Comparing U.S. and Chinese Trade Data  [151 Kb]
-07/28/04   Why Certain Trade Agreements Are Approved as Congressional-Executive Agreements Rather Than as Treaties -- Updated
-01/28/08   The World Bank and Iran  [77 Kb]  -- Updated
-03/17/05   The World Bank: Changing Leadership and Issues for the United States and Congress -- Updated
-04/19/04   World Bank Post-Conflict Aid: Oversight Issues for Congress -- NEW!
-04/01/08   The World Bank's International Development Association (IDA)  [170 Kb]  -- Updated
-08/28/02   WorldCom: The Accounting Scandal Updated.
-01/27/09   World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Treaty on the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations
-02/18/05   The World Trade Organization: Background an Issues -- Updated
-06/16/10   World Trade Organization (WTO): Issues in the Debate on Continued U.S. Participation  [391 Kb]
-06/09/05   World Trade Organization (WTO): Issues in the Debate on U.S. Participation -- Updated
-08/18/08   World Trade Organization Negotiations: The Doha Development Agenda  [162 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/09/05   The World Trade Organization: The Hong Kong Ministeriall -- Updated
-11/07/06   WTO Dispute Settlement: Stages and Pending U.S. Activity Before the Dispute Settlement Body -- Updated
-11/09/05   WTO Doha Round: Agricultural Negotiating Proposals -- NEW!
-12/12/06   The WTO, Intellectual Property Rights, and the Access to Medicines Controversy -- Updated