PIIE's 50+ scholars research a wide range of topics and regions. Our publications reflect the Institute’s commitment to timely, prescient, and topical research in a variety of formats. PIIE books, Policy Briefs, PIIE Briefings, Working Papers, and other scholarly writings all meet our high standards of intellectual rigor and transparency. All PIIE publications communicate the analysis, views, and scholarship of their authors and are not intended to reflect an official view of the Institute or the views of members of the Institute's Board of Directors.

Policy Briefs

November 2016
As of mid-November, the US dollar has become overvalued by about 11 percent. The prospect of fiscal stimulus and associated interest rate increases under the new US administration risks still further increases in the dollar. An even stronger dollar would widen the path of growing trade deficits...

Robert Z. Lawrence (PIIE) and Terra Lawson-Remer (University of Bologna)

November 2016

Working Papers

November 2016
The United States banned imports of beef from Argentina following a 2000 Argentine outbreak of the highly contagious foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), which has not been found in the United States since 1929. The United States refused to relax its import ban, and Argentina filed a dispute at the World...

Chad P. Bown (PIIE) and Jennifer A. Hillman (Georgetown Law Center)

PIIE Briefings

PIIE Briefing
September 2016
Taiwan has long faced declining competitiveness due to both slow domestic economic reforms and discrimination from nonparticipation in many free trade agreements in the Asia-Pacific region, which have caused (or threatened) trade and investment diversion. Participating in the Trans-Pacific...