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One of the countless attributes on which America prides itself is having the most powerful economy in the history of the world. In many ways, this pride is hardly ill-placed—the numbers speak for themselves. The International Monetary Fund lists the 2016 U.S. nominal GDP at over $18.5 trillion, exceeding China (in second place) by over $7 trillion .
Middle East and North Africa: Trade and Investment Relations with the United States and Implications on American Foreign Policy
The Middle East and North Africa region is considered one of the most politically unstable regions in the world, yet the region has always had extreme significance in foreign affairs as a result of its great economic potential.
Faculty Affiliate Mauro Guillen speaks with Asia Times about the future of China, from a demographic and labor composition perspective. He sees China’s aging population as a real liability, saying:
“I think the impact will be felt relatively quickly - in the next 10 or 15 years or so.”
The E.U. and Japan plan to put a free trade agreement into force within the next two years. The EPA is facing a lawsuit from 5 States over a pesticide. The U.S. economy continues to do well, with a strong dollar and labor market.
Are Populism and Globalization Mutually Exclusive? How geopolitical trade partnerships could help protect America’s economic success
The US is currently leading the world with a new rise of populism centered around ‘putting America first’. Some have interpreted this as a desire to withdraw from the global stage. However, remaining active in global partnerships, treaties, and geopolitical trade may be the best way to insure America’s national security and economic success.