International trade—business conducted across national borders—drives GDP and directly and indirectly affects global alliances, globalization, and the economic health of nations. RAND research has examined international trade in contexts as diverse as arms trafficking, the drug trade, international nuclear commerce, trade unions, the U.S.-China trade deficit, and economic investment in the Ukraine.
Research conducted by:
RAND National Security Research Division;
RAND Project AIR FORCE;
RAND Drug Policy Research Center;
RAND Justice, Infrastructure, and Environment;
Journal Articles (6)
This paper explores the potential of the art market for open-source intelligence assessments of cultural security.
This paper examines auction sales of African tribal art for the continent as a whole and by individual nations of origin.
This paper defines a framework for the collection of cultural intelligence as a fundamental asset in countering threats to cultural security.
International markets for illicit drugs bear on US drug availability, prices, use, and consequences.
The author reviews three books on foreign policy.
Review of a book: The Soviet Financial System: Its Development and Relations with the Western World, by Mikhail V. Condoide.