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Essential Reading Items

Paper: Submission to the USTR in Support of a Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper submitted to the United States Trade Representative on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
January 25, 2010

Policy Brief 09-5: The Future of the Chiang Mai Initiative: An Asian Monetary Fund?
by C. Randall Henning, Peterson Institute for International Economics
February 2009

Working Paper 05-12: Prospects for Regional Free Trade in Asia
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Yee Wong, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
October 2005

Speech: Embedding Pacific Asia in the Asia Pacific: The Global Impact of an East Asian Community
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Speech at the Japan National Press Club, Tokyo
September 2, 2005

Speech: A New Strategy for APEC
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Speech at the 16th General Meeting of the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC) Seoul, South Korea
September 6, 2005

Book: Industrial Policy in an Era of Globalization: Lessons from Asia
by Marcus Noland and Howard Pack
March 2003


Policy Briefs

14-17: Alternatives to Currency Manipulation: What Switzerland, Singapore, and Hong Kong Can Do [pdf]
by Joseph E. Gagnon, Peterson Institute for International Economics
June 2014

14-11: Managing Myanmar's Resource Boom to Lock in Reforms [pdf]
by Cullen S. Hendrix, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
April 2014

12-23: Updated Estimates of Fundamental Equilibrium Exchange Rates [pdf]
by William R. Cline, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
November 2012

12-19: Combating Widespread Currency Manipulation [pdf]
by Joseph E. Gagnon, Peterson Institute for International Economics
July 2012

10-26: Currency Wars? [pdf]
by William R. Cline, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
November 2010

09-16: Pacific Asia and the Asia Pacific: The Choices for APEC [pdf]
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
July 2009

09-5: The Future of the Chiang Mai Initiative: An Asian Monetary Fund? [pdf]
by C. Randall Henning, Peterson Institute for International Economics
February 2009


Working Papers

13-9: Asian and European Financial Crises Compared [pdf]
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
October 2013

12-23: Overlooked Opportunity: Tradable Business Services, Developing Asia, and Growth [pdf]
by J. Bradford Jensen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
November 2012

12-21: The Services Sector in Asia: Is It an Engine of Growth? [pdf]
by Donghyun Park, Asian Development Bank
and Kwanho Shin, Korea University
October 2012

12-19: The Renminbi Bloc Is Here: Asia Down, Rest of the World to Go? [pdf]
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Martin Kessler, Peterson Institute for International Economics
October 2012
Revised August 2013

12-18: Developing the Services Sector as Engine of Growth for Asia: An Overview [pdf]
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Donghyun Park, Asian Development Bank
and Gemma B. Estrada, Asian Development Bank
October 2012

12-17: Prospects for Services Trade Negotiations [pdf]
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Minsoo Lee, Asian Development Bank
and Julia Muir, Peterson Institute for International Economics
October 2012

12-16: Transactions: A New Look at Services Sector Foreign Direct Investment in Asia [pdf]
by Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Peterson Institute for International Economics
October 2012

11-21: Asian Regional Policy Coordination [pdf]
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
December 2011

11-16: Asia and Global Financial Governance [pdf]
by C. Randall Henning, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Mohsin S. Khan, Peterson Institute for International Economics
October 2011

09-11: The Impact of the Financial Crisis on Emerging Asia [pdf]
by Morris Goldstein, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Daniel Danxia Xie, Peterson Institute for International Economics
November 2009

05-12: Prospects for Regional Free Trade in Asia [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Yee Wong, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
October 2005

00-5: How the Sick Man Avoided Pneumonia: The Philippines in the Asian Financial Crisis
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
June 2000

94-4: The Automotive Industry in Southeast Asia: Can Protection Be Made Less Costly?
by Paul Wonnacott, Peterson Institute for International Economics


Testimony

Assessing the Investment Climate in India and Improving Market Access in Financial Services in India [pdf]
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Senate Committee on Banking Housing and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on "National Security and International Trade and Finance"
September 25, 2013

Progress and Prospects: A Simple Framework and Review of the IMF Programs of Brazil, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, and Thailand
by Catherine L. Mann, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance
United States Senate
Washington, DC
March 9, 1999

The Trade Implications of the Asian Financial Crisis
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Finance
United States Senate
Washington, DC
February 4, 1998

The Financial Crisis in Asia
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittees on Asian and Pacific Affairs, and International Economic Policy and Trade
International Relations Committee
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
February 3, 1998

The Asian Monetary Crisis: Proposed Remedies
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Banking and Financial Services
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
November 13, 1997


Op-eds

Emerging Markets' Victimhood Narrative
by Dani Rodrik, Institute for Advanced Study
and Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Bloomberg
January 31, 2014

India's Troubling Trilemma: The Reason Why Macro-Stability Is So Elusive for India
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Business Standard, New Delhi
December 13, 2013

How Emerging Markets Can Get Their Mojo Back
by Robert B. Zoellick, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Wall Street Journal
September 12, 2013

Are Emerging Economies Entering a Lost Decade?
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Bloomberg
September 10, 2013

India's New Central Bank Governor Will Need Serious Political Skill
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
August 7, 2013

Asia's Service Sector Imperative
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Donghyun Park, Asian Development Bank
and Gemma B. Estrada, Asian Development Bank
Op-ed in the APEC Currents Newsletter
December 2012

Time for a Fightback in the Currency Wars
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Joseph E. Gagnon, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
September 4, 2012

India: Favoring Foreigners in Finance
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Business Standard, New Delhi
August 30, 2012

Asia: Stepping Up from Regional Influence to a Global Role
by Mohsin S. Khan, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in East Asia Forum Quarterly
October 16, 2011

Asia, Europe, and the IMF
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Business Standard
May 26, 2010

China Is the Key to Unwinding Global Imbalances
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
April 20, 2010

APEC and Trade Liberalization: Towards Greater Integration
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Business Times, Singapore
November 10, 2009

India and Bretton Woods II
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Business Standard, New Delhi
November 13, 2008


Speeches and Papers

Asia's Rise and the Transatlantic Economic Response [pdf]
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Cathleen Cimino, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Chapter 11 in A Transatlantic Pivot to Asia: Towards New Trilateral Partnerships, ed. Hans Binnendijk, Washington: Johns Hopkins University, 2014. Reposted with permission.
June 2014

Global Economic Prospects as of September 9, 2011: How Deep the Current Slowdown? [pdf]
by Michael Mussa, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper presented at the twentieth semiannual meeting on Global Economic Prospects
September 9, 2011

Asia-Pacific Perspectives on the Future of the World Trade System
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Transcript of portion of Panel 1, Asia-Pacific Perspectives on the Future of the World Trade System, of the East-West Center / US Asia Pacific Council 8th Annual Washington Conference, Washington, DC
May 23, 2011

Global Economic Prospects as of April 4, 2011: Continued Growth Despite the Turmoil
by Michael Mussa, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper presented at the nineteenth semiannual meeting on Global Economic Prospects
April 4, 2011

Focus on Trade Agenda Could Reinvigorate APEC
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Interview with C. Fred Bergsten reposted with permission of the Asahi Shimbun
November 6, 2010

Asia's Recovery and Macroeconomic Policy Challenges
by Jong-Wha Lee, Asian Development Bank
Prepared remarks delivered at the release event for the Asian Development Outlook 2010
April 19, 2010

Global Economic Prospects for 2010 and 2011: Global Recovery Continues [pdf]
by Michael Mussa, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper presented at the seventeenth semiannual meeting on Global Economic Prospects, Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington, DC
April 8, 2010

Submission to the USTR in Support of a Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper submitted to the United States Trade Representative on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
January 25, 2010

Global Economic Prospects as of September 2009: Onward to Global Recovery [pdf]
by Michael Mussa, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper presented at the sixteenth semiannual meeting on Global Economic Prospects, Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington, DC
September 17, 2009

Trade and the Global Economic Crisis: "If It's Not Part of the Solution, It's Part of the Problem"
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Remarks presented at the APEC symposium, "Addressing the Economic Crisis, Preparing for Recovery," Singapore
July 17, 2009

The Global Financial Crisis and Development Strategy for Emerging Market Economies [pdf]
by William R. Cline, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Remarks presented to the Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics, World Bank, Seoul, Korea
June 23, 2009

World Recession and Recovery: A V or an L? [pdf]
by Michael Mussa, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper presented at the fifteenth semiannual meeting on Global Economic Prospects, Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington, DC
April 7, 2009

Global Economic Prospects, Early September 2006 [pdf]
by Michael Mussa, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Presentation at the tenth semiannual meeting on Global Economic Prospects
Washington, DC
September 14, 2006

The Trans-Pacific Imbalance: A Disaster in the Making? [pdf]
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Speech at the 16th General Meeting of the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC) Seoul, South Korea
September 7, 2005

A New Strategy for APEC [pdf]
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Speech at the 16th General Meeting of the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC) Seoul, South Korea
September 6, 2005

Embedding Pacific Asia in the Asia Pacific: The Global Impact of an East Asian Community [pdf]
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Speech at the Japan National Press Club, Tokyo
September 2, 2005

Global Economic Prospects: Slower But Still Solid Growth in 2005; Worries About Growth and Inflation for 2006 [pdf]
by Michael Mussa, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Presentation at the seventh semiannual meeting on Global Economic Prospects
Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
April 7, 2005

A Global Growth Rebound: How Strong for How Long? [pdf]
by Michael Mussa, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper at the Global Economic Prospects conference
Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
September 9, 2003

Prospects for Northeast Asia in the 21st Century
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper for the Northeast Asia Economic Relations Symposium
Toyama, Japan
October 13, 1999

Cleaning up the Financial Wreckage: An Eight-Point Program for Indonesia
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper for the conference on "The Economic Issues Facing Indonesia"
Sponsored by LPEM FEUI, USAID, PEG
Jakarta, Indonesia
August 18-19, 1999

Future Exchange Rate Regimes for Developing East Asia: Exploring the Policy Options
by John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper presented to a conference on "Asia in Economic Recovery: Policy Options for Growth and Stability"
Organized by the Institute of Policy Studies
Singapore
June 21-22, 1999

Implications of the East Asian Crisis for Debt Management
by John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper presented to a conference on "External Debt Management"
Organized by the Reserve Bank of India, the Indian Ministry of Finance, and the World Bank
Kovalam, Kerala
January 7-9, 1999

Learning From East Asia's Woes
by John Williamson, The World Bank
Paper presented in Dhaka, Bangladesh
March 1998

The Role of the United States and the IMF in the Asian Financial Crisis
by John J. LaFalce, United States House of Representatives
Address before the Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
January 27, 1998


Books

Toward a US-Indonesia Free Trade Agreement
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer and Sjamsu Rahardja
June 2007

Industrial Policy in an Era of Globalization: Lessons from Asia
by Marcus Noland and Howard Pack
March 2003