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After TPP: RCEP as China’s Magic Bullet?

China will not lead free trade in Asia, contrary to many forecasts.

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Japan and Trump Trade Policy

How will the Trump Administration shift economic and security ties with Japan?

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TPP: How Trump Abandoned a Great Deal for Corporate America

Just what is the new U.S. President so afraid about with regard to his country’s middling trade partners in Asia?

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Trump and Corporate Secrecy: Welcome to the Dark Age

The U.S. Congress and Trump’s cabinet bring joy to the kleptocrats in Africa, Latin America and elsewhere.

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Why Angela Merkel Should Be Grateful to Donald Trump

With Merkel lacking both an agenda and a vision, the US push to deal with Germany’s eternal export surplus is a welcome impetus for long overdue domestic reforms.

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Asia on the Brink of (Trade) War?

Following the U.S. withdrawal from the TPP, the Asia-Pacific region faces a lot of internal divisions over trade strategies.

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Russia Spreads Its Wings in the Gulf

Qatari cooperation with Russia reflects new global realities.

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Trump Goes Brazil: Import Substitution on His Mind

Is the new US President really trying to resolve the competitiveness challenge by relying on outdated 1960s style, Brazilian economic concepts?

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When Japan Attacked Globalism

In a curious role reversal, it was a Japanese Prime Minister who stole the march on Trump and his anti-globalism chants.

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Can Inequality Be Reduced?

What are the realistic options to tackle the scourge of crass inequality in rich welfare states?

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