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Castleman, Tony, "Outrage over India gang rape shows the power of human dignity," Christian Science Monitor, January 3, 2013.


Moore, Michael, "Straight out of Mad Men: US markets import protection as export promotion," VOXEU, November 8, 2010.

Aaronson, Susan Ariel. "Remake trade through a US-EU trade partnership" VOXEU, October 1, 2010.

Aaronson, Susan Ariel. "How Disciplining China Could Save the WTO," VOXEU, February 9, 2010.


Moore, Michael, "Driving Toward a Trade War," The American, February 19, 2009.

Aaronson, Susan Ariel. "Seeping in slowly: The WTO and human rights" VOXEU, January 20,2009.


Aaronson, Susan Ariel. "Obama, the optimist on trade" VOXEU, August 3, 2008.

Aaronson, Susan Ariel. "Oil and the public interest" VOXEU, July 12, 2008.


Aaronson, Susan, "How to bring good governance to Chinese companies," Financial Times, July 15, 2007.

Aaronson, Susan, "Globalization and Child Labor: The Cause Can Also be a Cure," YaleGlobal, 13 March 2007.

Aaronson, Susan, "A Human Rights Argument for the Colombia Free Trade Agreement," Carnegie Council, December 4, 2007.

Lustig, Nora, "Politicas publicas y salud en Mexico," Nexos, Mexico, October 2007

Smith, Stephen C., "Protecting the Poor from Climate Change," World Ark, November-December 2007

Smith, Stephen C., "The Millennium Development Goals and the Struggle Against Poverty Traps,"P D F icon United Nations Economic and Social Council, Meeting on "Eradicating poverty and hunger - Joining forces to make it happen," United Nations, New York, Monday, 2 April 2007


Smith, Stephen C., "Special Event on Poverty Traps: Background Note,"P D F icon in International Forum on the Eradication of Poverty, Report of the Meeting, New York: United Nations, 2006, pp. 44-47

Smith, Stephen C., "Poverty Traps: Why the Poor Stay Poor," World Ark, July-August 2006

Smith, Stephen C., "How to Help the Poor Out of Poverty," The Globalist, Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Smith, Stephen C., "Ending Extreme Poverty: Three Innovations from Africa," Sojourners, February 2006


Aaronson, Susan, "How to Jump-Start the WTO," YaleGlobal, 26 May 2005.

Aaronson, Susan, "The WTO Can Promote Both Free Trade and Human Rights" (with Jamie M. Zimmerman), YaleGlobal, 13 December 2005.

Smith, Stephen C., "Has the Development Community Overinvested in Microfinance?" Global Future, Fourth Quarter (December), 2005, 20-22, also available online

Smith, Stephen C., "Q & A with Stephen C. Smith," World Ark Online, Heifer International, 2005

Smith, Stephen C., "Will the G8 Summit at Gleneagles Ultimately Help Africa?" Congressional Quarterly Researcher, 751, Sept. 2005


Aaronson, Susan, "Will Washington Return to Supporting Freer Trade?" YaleGlobal, 20 January 2004

Aaronson, Susan, "Can Corporations Safeguard Labor and Human Rights?" YaleGlobal, 24 June 2004

Aaronson, Susan, "Is Equity in Trade an Attainable Goal?" YaleGlobal, 15 September 2004


Aaronson, Susan, "Corporations as Good Global Citizens," YaleGlobal, 8 April 2003.

Aaronson, Susan, "Cancun Trade Meeting Should Leave Investment Issue Alone," YaleGlobal, 29 August 2003.

Castleman, Tony, "Hunger: A Global Perspective."P D F icon Sh'ma. May 2003. New York, NY.

Smith, Stephen C., "Globalization and Poverty Reduction in Bangladesh: Problems and Promises," Holiday (a Bangladesh economic and political weekly), Anniversary Issue, Oct. 2003

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