17 November 2016

OECD-UNCTAD SIXTEENTH REPORT ON G20 INVESTMENT MEASURES. Published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) (November 2016). The report covers investment policy and investment-related measures taken by the G-20 countries between May and October 2016. The publication is available for download here.

PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS FOR AGRICULTURAL INNOVATION: LESSONS FROM RECENT EXPERIENCES. Published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) (2016). This paper reviews the role that public-private partnership play in supporting innovation within the agricultural sector, along with providing various recommendations on the subject. The publication can be downloaded here.

DON’T UNDERESTIMATE WHAT TRUMP COULD DO. By Gary C. Hufbauer for the Peterson Institute for International Economics (2016). This Petersons Perspectives interview was published before the November 2016 election and examines what Donald Trump – now the US President-elect – could do unilaterally in the area of trade. To listen to the audio interview or view the transcript, click here.

THE COST OF AIR POLLUTION: STRENGTHENING THE ECONOMIC CASE FOR ACTION. Published by the World Bank and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (2016). This publication examines the costliness of air pollution-related deaths, in a bid to make a clearer economic case for tackling both household and outdoor pollution and the diseases they cause. The full report can be downloaded at the World Bank website.

US ELECTION NOTE: ENERGY AND CLIMATE POLICY AFTER 2016. By Sarah Ladislaw for Chatham House (October 2016). This Chatham House paper was published shortly before the US presidential elections, and reviews the current state of the US energy landscape and how it would evolve under the different candidates’ stated positions. The publication is available here.

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