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Barbara Kotschwar

Resources

Areas of Expertise

  • Free Trade Agreements
  • Free Trade Area of the Americas
  • Latin America
  • Trade Policy

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Barbara Kotschwar

Financial Times
Cuba and US Trade: Two-minute Guide to What Next
Blog post | December 18, 2014
The Financial Times discusses potential economic gains of normalized US-Cuban economic relations, based on the findings of Gary Clyde Hufbauer and Barbara Kotschwar's book Economic Normalization with Cuba: A Roadmap for US Policymakers.

Wall Street Journal:
5 Things You Need to Know about Cuba's Economy
Blog post | December 17, 2014
Ian Talley's primer on Cuba's economy discusses Cuba's potential for growth, using figures from Gary Clyde Hufbauer and Barbara Kotschwar's book Economic Normalization with Cuba: A Roadmap for US Policymakers.

New York Times
One Big Risk for Cuba-US Relations: Moving Too Fast
Article | December 17, 2014
Neil Irwin discusses the risk of moving too fast to normalize US-Cuba relations, based on his reading of Gary Clyde Hufbauer and Barbara Kotschwar's book Economic Normalization with Cuba: A Roadmap for US Policymakers.

Foreign Affairs
Back Channel to Cuba; Economic Normalization with Cuba
Book review | November/December 2014
Foreign Affairs magazine discusses Gary Clyde Hufbauer and Barbara Kotschwar's recent study, Economic Normalization with Cuba: A Roadmap for US Policymakers.

Diane Rehm Show
Puerto Rico's Troubled Economy and Dissent Over Statehood Options
Audio | December 17, 2013
Barbara Kotschwar discusses Puerto Rico's troubled economy and rising debt.

France 24
Baltimore Port Welcomes Panama Canal Expansion
Video | July 2, 2013
Barbara Kotschwar discusses the significance of the Panama Canal expansion enabling larger ships from China to access ports on the East Coast of the United States.

CCTV's Biz Asia America
Barbara Kotschwar Discusses Trade Agreements
Video | May 24, 2013
Barbara Kotschwar explains the interests of the developing countries participating in the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade discussions.