How Remittances Impact the Economies of Mexican States and Municipalities
Research scholar José Iván Rodríguez-Sánchez examines the economic impact of remittances — the money sent home by migrants working abroad — and finds varying results at the state and municipal levels in Mexico. He also warns against relying too heavily on remittances to drive economic growth.
Jose Ivan Rodriguez-Sanchez November 28, 2022
BIPP/CES Hosted NATO Industry Group on Critical Materials Supply Chains
NATO, through the NATO Industrial Advisory Group (NIAG) under the Conference of National Armaments Directors (CNAD)…
November 21, 2022
Why Fixing Methane Leaks From the Oil and Gas Industry Can be a Climate Game-changer – One That Pays for Itself
What’s the cheapest, quickest way to reduce climate change without roiling the economy? In the United States, it may be by reducing methane emissions from the oil and gas industry.
Jim Krane November 17, 2022
How China’s Water Challenges Could Lead to a Global Food and Supply Chain Crisis
Without urgent action, the impact of China’s water shortages will ripple across the globe and dramatically perturb global markets for food, energy and industrial goods, write fellow Gabriel Collins and co-author Gopal Reddy.
Gabriel Collins, Gopal Reddy November 14, 2022
Net Zero Saudi Arabia: How Green Can the Oil Kingdom Get?
This paper lays out one potential step-by-step path toward decarbonizing Saudi Arabia, imagining a sweeping restructuring of a fossil fuel-driven society and economy.
Jim Krane October 27, 2022
Who’s To Blame For Exorbitant Natural Gas Prices In Europe? Hint: Maybe Not Who You Think.
Who is benefiting from Europe's skyrocketing natural gas prices? "Middle men” companies who buy natural gas or LNG in the U.S and sell LNG in Europe are receiving the windfall, write fellows Steven Miles and Anna Mikulska.
Steven R. Miles, Anna Mikulska October 26, 2022
Biden’s National Security (Sort of) Strategy
After a delay, the Joe Biden administration has issued its National Security Strategy (NSS), a summary of the administration’s foreign policy approach. Fellow Joe Barnes discusses the usefulness and implications of the NSS in this commentary.
Joe Barnes October 26, 2022
Why Education Reform in Mexico Is Critical to Boosting Future Productivity and Economic Growth
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s 2018 educational counter-reform could be hurting Mexico’s future productivity and economic growth, writes expert Jesús Antonio López Cabrera in a new policy brief.
Jesús Antonio López Cabrera October 18, 2022
The OPEC+ Phenomenon of Saudi-Russian Cooperation and Implications for US-Saudi Relations
How durable is the Saudi-Russian relationship, and what are its implications for the longstanding energy-for-security arrangement between Saudi Arabia and the U.S.?
Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, Mark Finley, Jim Krane October 18, 2022