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The Gordian Knot of Illicit Economies, Violent Conflict, Human Security, and Economic Development

On May 9th, the SAIS Review of International Affairs hosted Vanda Felbab-Brown, of the Brookings Institution, for a dynamic and engaging discussion of the illicit economy and how it relates to state-building, governance, and violence.

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Who’s Afraid of the Informal Economy

The Foreign Policy Institute and the SAIS Review of International Affairs hosted a lecture by Robert Neuwirth on March 28th. He discussed the informal
economy as part of an inclusive and equitable development strategy.

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SAIS Review Publishes New Issue on Hidden Risks

The SAIS Review of International Affairs has published its newest issue, Hidden Risks: Challenges for the International System. Risk—or the calculated probability that some undesirable outcome will occur—impacts nearly every aspect of our lives. In Hidden Risks, the SAIS Review seeks to foster a discussion on some of the risks that may be hidden, misunderstood, or woefully unaddressed by those who might be most affected by their realization.

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The SAIS Review Continues Its Tradition of Engagement

The SAIS Review of International Affairs, the academic journal of The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), has long sought to provide a forum for fresh insight and discussion of some of the most pressing and significant issues in international relations, economics, and policy. Now with the launch of the SAIS Review blog and website, it hopes to continue this mission, reaching new audiences and playing a greater role in the development of the community of ideas.