International Affairs

International Development and Trade

India’s Midday Meal Program: A Safety Net for Children’s Health

India’s Midday Meal Program provides a cushion for children’s health during times of drought and economic shock.

Afghanistan: The Rule of Law and the Law of Rules

Fallckolm Cuenca from the European Union Police Mission discusses EUPOL’s progress in building capacity in Afghanistan.

Is the Child Labor Ban in India Causing Trouble?

India’s Child Labor Act of 1986 proves to have backfired on itself with increased child labor and diminished household welfare.

Towards a New Cuban Reality: An Interview with Cuban Ambassador José Ramón Cabañas

José Ramón Cabañas explains the most important political and economic changes in Cuba over the last few years.

Peace Without Treaties

Stronger international laws may be discouraging states from signing peace treaties.

The Hidden Costs of Development Aid

Researchers find World Bank development projects to be less effective in politically important yet economically unstable countries.

The Cost of Ignoring Labor Reform in Japan

Economists contend that polarization in Japan’s labor force could hold back the success of Abenomics.

Increased Immigration Leading to Higher Wages for Native Born Citizens?

Supply driven immigration may result in net positive employment.

Nobel Peace Prize Shines International Spotlight on Chemical Weapons

A look at one of the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize winners and why its previously unsung efforts to rid the world of chemical weapons are more critical than ever.

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