Kevin P. Gallagher

Kevin P. Gallagher is a professor of international relations at Boston University.

As the US Retreats, China Is Taking the Lead on Green Energy

China provides close to triple the average annual energy lending of the World Bank and all the Western-backed multi-lateral development banks combined.

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Obama Abandons Allies on China’s Marshall Plan

The United States is looking increasingly left behind as it defies its closest allies in Asia.

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BRICS: Toward a Rio Consensus

The BRICS countries set out to overcome Western domination and the legacy of the “Washington Consensus.”

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America’s Proposed TPP: Buyer Beware

Pacific-rim nations to get astonishingly small gains from the deal, while exposing themselves to high risks.

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The Limits of China’s Globalization Strategy

Why factoring human rights and the environment into investment will help China in the long run.

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The U.S. Abandons the World’s Poor at the WTO

Does allowing India and other poor countries to help farmers and consumers really distort global markets?

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Trade Deals Must Allow for Regulating Finance

Instead of pushing for cross-border financial deregulation, the United States should learn from other nations’ safeguards.

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Should China Deregulate Finance?

Why is it in the world’s best interest for China to go slow on deregulating its financial system?

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The U.S. as a Global Risk Generator

Are US regulators making it easier for Wall Street to return to pre-crash behaviors and export them to the world?

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Time for a U.S. Pivot to Latin America

Why is China looking more attractive to Latin American countries than the United States?

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