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Trans-Pacific Partnership
The TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP (TPP), or the TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT (TPPA), is a trade agreement between Australia
Australia
, Brunei Darussalam , Canada
Canada
, Chile
Chile
, Japan
Japan
, Malaysia
Malaysia
, Mexico
Mexico
, New Zealand , Peru
Peru
, Singapore
Singapore
, the United States
United States
(until 23 January 2017) and Vietnam
Vietnam
. A final agreement was drafted on 5 October 2015, made public on 5 November 2015, and signed on 4 February 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand, concluding seven years of negotiations. It is the largest trade agreement in history
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Peterson Institute For International Economics
The PETERSON INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS (PIIE; PETERSON INSTITUTE), until 2006 the INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS (IIE), is a private and non-profit think tank focused on international economics, based in Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
It was founded by C. Fred Bergsten in 1981, and is led by Adam S. Posen . According to the 2015 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report (Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program , University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania
), Peterson is number 20 (of 150) in the "Top Think Tanks Worldwide" and number 13 (of 60) in the "Top Think Tanks in the United States". CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Notable scholars * 3 Board of directors * 4 Areas of research * 5 Criticism * 6 The Institute\'s Building * 7 References * 8 External links HISTORYThe Institute was founded by C
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World Bank
The WORLD BANK is an international financial institution that provides loans to countries of the world for capital programs . It comprises two institutions: the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), and the International Development Association (IDA). The World Bank
World Bank
is a component of the WORLD BANK GROUP . The World Bank's stated official goal is the reduction of poverty . However, according to its Articles of Agreement, all its decisions must be guided by a commitment to the promotion of foreign investment and international trade and to the facilitation of capital investment
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Heterodox Economics
HETERODOX ECONOMICS refers to schools of economic thought or methodologies that are outside "mainstream economics ", often represented by expositors as contrasting with or going beyond neoclassical economics . "Heterodox economics" is an umbrella term used to cover various approaches, schools, or traditions. These include anarchist , socialist , Marxian , institutional , evolutionary , Georgist , Austrian , feminist , social , post-Keynesian (not to be confused with New Keynesian ), and ecological economics among others. In the JEL classification codes
JEL classification codes
developed by the Journal of Economic Literature, heterodox economics is in the second of the 19 primary categories at: JEL: B – History of Economic Thought , Methodology , and HETERODOX APPROACHES. Mainstream economics may be called orthodox or conventional economics by its critics
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Tufts University
TUFTS UNIVERSITY is a private research university incorporated in the municipality of Medford, Massachusetts
Medford, Massachusetts
, United States. TUFTS COLLEGE was founded in 1852 by Christian Universalists who worked for years to open a nonsectarian institution of higher learning. Charles Tufts donated the land for the campus on Walnut Hill , the highest point in Medford, saying that he wanted to set a "light on the hill". The name was changed to Tufts University
Tufts University
in 1954, although the corporate name remains "the Trustees of Tufts College". For more than a century, Tufts was a small New England
New England
liberal arts college until its transformation into a larger research university in the 1970s. Tufts is a charter member of the New England
New England
Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) . In 2017, the university accepted 14.8% of undergraduate applicants from a pool of 21,101
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Presidential Memorandum
A PRESIDENTIAL MEMORANDUM is a type of executive action issued by the President of the United States
President of the United States
to manage and govern the actions, practices, and policies of the various departments and agencies found under the executive branch of the United States government
United States government
. It has the force of law and is usually used to delegate tasks, direct specific government agencies to do something, or to start a regulatory process. There are three types of presidential memoranda: presidential determination or presidential finding, memorandum of disapproval, and hortatory memorandum. Sometimes used interchangeably, an executive order is a more prestigious form of executive action that must cite the specific constitutional or statutory authority the president has to use it
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President-elect
An officer-ELECT refers to a person who has been elected to a position but has not yet been installed . For example, a President who has been elected but not yet installed would be referred to as a President -elect (e.g. President-elect of Ghana ). Analogously, the term -designate (e.g. Prime Minister-designate ) is used in systems without direct elections of executive politicians, such as in parliamentary systems . HISTORYThis usage of the term -elect originated in the Catholic Church, where bishops were elected but would not take office until ordained . In addition, the winner of a papal election would be known as the pope -elect until he was confirmed and actually became pope
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Trade Agreement
A TRADE AGREEMENT (also known as TRADE PACT) is a wide ranging tax, tariff and trade treaty that often includes investment guarantees. The most common trade agreements are of the preferential and free trade types are concluded in order to reduce (or eliminate) tariffs , quotas and other trade restrictions on items traded between the signatories. CONTENTS* 1 Classification of trade pacts * 1.1 By number and type of signatories * 1.2 By level of integration * 1.3 Special
Special
agreements * 1.4 By the World Trade Organization
World Trade Organization
* 2 Reaction * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links CLASSIFICATION OF TRADE PACTSBY NUMBER AND TYPE OF SIGNATORIESA trade agreement is classified as bilateral (BTA) when signed between two sides, where each side could be a country (or other customs territory ), a trade bloc or an informal group of countries (or other customs territories)
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Non-tariff Barriers To Trade
NON-TARIFF BARRIERS TO TRADE (NTBS) or sometimes called "NON-TARIFF MEASURES (NTMS)" are trade barriers that restrict imports or exports of goods or services through mechanisms other than the simple imposition of tariffs . The SADC says, "a Non- Tariff Barrier is any obstacle to international trade that is not an import or export duty. They may take the form of import quotas, subsidies, customs delays, technical barriers, or other systems preventing or impeding trade." According to the World Trade Organisation , non-tariff barriers to trade include import licensing, rules for valuation of goods at customs, pre-shipment inspections, rules of origin ('made in'), and trade prepared investment measures
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Trade Barriers
TRADE BARRIERS are government-induced restrictions on international trade . The barriers can take many forms, including the following: * Tariffs * Non-tariff barriers to trade * Import licenses * Export
Export
licenses * Import quotas * Subsidies
Subsidies
* Voluntary Export
Export
Restraints * Local content requirements * Embargo
Embargo
* Currency devaluation * Trade restriction
Trade restriction
Most trade barriers work on the same principle: the imposition of some sort of cost on trade that raises the price of the traded products . If two or more nations repeatedly use trade barriers against each other, then a trade war results. Economists generally agree that trade barriers are detrimental and decrease overall economic efficiency ; this can be explained by the theory of comparative advantage
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Colombia
Coordinates : 4°N 72°W / 4°N 72°W / 4; -72 Republic
Republic
of Colombia República de Colombia
Colombia
(Spanish ) Flag Coat of arms MOTTO: "Libertad y Orden" (Spanish) "Freedom and Order" ANTHEM: ¡Oh, Gloria Inmarcesible! (Spanish) O unfading glory! Capital and largest city Bogotá
Bogotá
4°35′N 74°4′W / 4.583°N 74.067°W / 4.583; -74.067 OFFICIAL LANGUAGES Spanish a RECOGNIZED REGIONAL LANGUAGES 68 ethnic languages and dialects
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Thailand
Coordinates : 15°24′N 101°18′E / 15.4°N 101.3°E / 15.4; 101.3 Kingdom of Thailand ราชอาณาจักรไทย (Thai ) _Ratcha-anachak Thai_ _ Flag Emblem ANTHEM: Phleng Chat Thai _ (English: "Thai National Anthem") ROYAL ANTHEM : _ Sansoen Phra Barami
Sansoen Phra Barami
_ (English: "Glorify His prestige") Location of Thailand (green)
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Pacific Rim
The PACIFIC RIM are the lands around the rim of the Pacific Ocean
Pacific Ocean
. The Pacific Basin includes the Pacific Rim
Pacific Rim
and the islands in the Pacific Ocean
Pacific Ocean
. The Pacific Rim
Pacific Rim
roughly overlaps with the geologic Pacific Ring of Fire . CONTENTS * 1 List of countries on the Pacific Rim
Pacific Rim
* 2 Commerce * 3 Organizations * 4 Bibliography * 5 References * 5.1 Citations * 5.2 Sources LIST OF COUNTRIES ON THE PACIFIC RIMThis is a list of countries that are generally considered to be a part of the Pacific Rim, since they lie along the Pacific Ocean
Pacific Ocean

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China
CHINA, officially the PEOPLE\'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA (PRC), is a unitary sovereign state in East Asia and the world\'s most populous country , with a population of over 1.381 billion . Covering approximately 9.6 million square kilometres (3.7 million square miles), it is the world's second-largest state by land area and third- or fourth-largest by total area . Governed by the Communist Party of China
China
, it exercises jurisdiction over 22 provinces , five autonomous regions , four direct-controlled municipalities (Beijing, Tianjin
Tianjin
, Shanghai
Shanghai
, and Chongqing
Chongqing
) and the Special Administrative Regions
Special Administrative Regions
Hong Kong and Macau
Macau
, also claiming sovereignty over Taiwan
Taiwan

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Brookings Institution
The BROOKINGS INSTITUTION is a century-old American research group on Think Tank Row in Washington, D.C. It conducts research and education in the social sciences, primarily in economics, metropolitan policy, governance, foreign policy, and global economy and development
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India
INDIA, officially the REPUBLIC OF INDIA (Bhārat Gaṇarājya), is a country in South Asia . It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people ), and the most populous democracy in the world. It is bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal
Bengal
on the southeast. It shares land borders with Pakistan
Pakistan
to the west; China
China
, Nepal
Nepal
, and Bhutan
Bhutan
to the northeast; and Myanmar (Burma) and