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  • Security by Other Meansby Lael Brainard

    Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 24.95

    In the face of unprecedented new global challenges, the hard power assets of the United States--military, economic or other means of coercion--are stretched thin. It has become increasingly critical for the United States to leverage foreign assistance and other soft power tools in order to grapple with global poverty, pandemics, and transnational threats.... more...

  • Transforming the Development Landscapeby Lael Brainard

    Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 19.95

    Private sector activity is crucial for development. It shapes the investment climate, mobilizes innovation and financing in areas such as global health, and can either cause or mitigate social and environmental harm. Yet so far, the international development debate has not focused on the role of the private sector.This volume—written by members... more...

  • Too Poor For Peace?by Lael Brainard; Derek Chollet

    Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 22.95

    In a world where boundaries and borders are blurred and seemingly distant threats can metastasize quickly, the battle against global poverty has become a fight of necessity?not simply because morality demands it, but because global security does as well. Just as poverty begets insecurity, the reverse is also true. Too Poor for Peace? explores this... more...

  • Global Development 2.0by Lael Brainard; Derek Chollet

    Brookings Institution Press 2008; US$ 24.95

    The fight against global poverty has quickly become one of the hottest tickets on the global agenda—with rock stars, world leaders, and multibillionaires calling attention to the plight of the poor at international confabs such as the World Economic Forum and the Clinton Global Initiative. The cozy, all-of-a-kind club of rich country officials... more...

  • Brazil as an Economic Superpower?by Lael Brainard; Leonardo Martinez

    Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 24.95

    Brazil is once again getting attention in the northern hemisphere—attention long overdue, given its huge and diverse population, its physical size and diversity, and its geopolitical and economic importance as the largest country in Latin America. Long seen as an economic backwater, Brazil now occupies key niches in energy, agriculture, service... more...

  • Climate Change, Trade, and Competitivenessby Lael Brainard; Isaac Sorkin

    Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 36.00

    Brookings Trade Forum provides comprehensive analysis on current and emerging issues of international trade and macroeconomics. Practitioners and academics contribute toeach volume, with papers that provide an in-depth look at a particular topic. The 2008/2009 edition focuses on climate policy and its impact on trade.Contents include• Five “Gs”:... more...

  • Climate Change and Global Povertyby Lael Brainard; Abigail Jones; Nigel Purvis

    Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 24.95

    Climate change threatens all people, but its adverse effects will be felt mostacutely by the world’s poor. Absent urgent action, new threats to food security,public health, and other societal needs may reverse hard-fought human developmentgains. Climate Change and Global Poverty makes concrete recommendationsto integrate international development... more...

  • The Other Warby Lael Brainard; Carol Graham; Nigel Purvis; Steven Radelet; Gayle Smith

    Brookings Institution Press 2003; US$ 20.95

    The Millennium Challenge Account is a bilateral development fund representing an increase of $5 billion per year over current assistance levels to reform-oriented developing countries. This book considers the potential of the MCA as well as the larger content of US foreign assistance. more...

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