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  • Transforming the Development Landscapeby Lael Brainard

    Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 19.99

    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 volumewritten by members... more...

  • Security by Other Meansby Lael Brainard

    Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 24.99

    A Brookings Institution Press and Center for Strategic and International Studies publication In a world transformed by globalization and challenged by terrorism, foreign aid has assumed renewed importance as a foreign policy tool. While the results of more than forty years of development assistance show some successes, foreign aid is currently dispersed... more...

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

    Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 22.99

    Extreme poverty exhausts institutions, depletes resources, weakens leadership, and ultimately contributes to rising insecurity and conflict. Just as poverty begets insecurity, however, the reverse is also true. As the destabilizing effects of conflict settle in, civil institutions are undermined and poverty proliferates. Breaking this nexus between... more...

  • Global Development 2.0by Lael Brainard; Derek Chollet

    Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 24.99

    The fight against global poverty has quickly become one of the hottest tickets on the global agendawith 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 who... more...

  • Climate Change, Trade, and Competitiveness: Is a Collision Inevitable?by Lael Brainard; Isaac Sorkin

    Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 35.99

    Brookings Trade Forum provides comprehensive analysis on current and emerging issues of international trade and macroeconomics. Practitioners and academics contribute to each 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... more...

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

    Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 24.99

    In Brazil, the confluence of strong global demand for the country's major products, global successes for its major corporations, and steady results from its economic policies is building confidence and even reviving dreams of grandezathe greatness that has proven elusive in the past. Even as the current economic crisis tempers expectations of the... more...

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

    Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 24.99

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

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

    Brookings Institution Press 2004; US$ 20.99

    A Brookings Institution Press and the Center for Global Development publication The plight of the poorest around the world has been pushed to the forefront of America's international agenda for the first time in many years by the war on terrorism and the formidable challenges presented by the HIV/AIDS pandemic. In March 2002, President Bush announced... more...

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