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Economic Sanctions

Essential Reading Items

Book: Economic Sanctions Reconsidered, 3rd edition (hardcover plus CD-ROM)
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer , Jeffrey J. Schott , Kimberly Ann Elliott and Barbara Oegg
May 2008

Paper: Case Studies in Economic Sanctions and Terrorism
Index of selected and updated case studies available online, originally published in the book Economic Sanctions Reconsidered
May 2008
Revised June 2012

Policy Brief 01-11: Using Sanctions to Fight Terrorism
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Barbara Oegg, Peterson Institute for International Economics
November 2001

Working Paper SPECIAL: US Economic Sanctions: Their Impact on Trade, Jobs, and Wages
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Kimberly Ann Elliott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Tess Cyrus, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Elizabeth Winston, Peterson Institute for International Economics
April 1997

Policy Brief 98-4: Sanctions-Happy USA
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
July 1998

Op-ed: The Snake Oil of Diplomacy: When Tensions Rise, the US Peddles Sanctions
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Editorial reprinted from The Washington Post
July 12, 1998


Policy Briefs

14-20: Debt Sanctions Can Help Ukraine and Fill a Gap in the International Financial System [pdf]
by Anna Gelpern, Peterson Institute for International Economics
August 2014

12-6: Using US Strategic Reserves to Moderate Potential Oil Price Increases from Sanctions on Iran [pdf]
by Philip K. Verleger, Peterson Institute for International Economics
February 2012

03-4: The Impact of Economic Sanctions on US Trade: Andrew Rose's Gravity Model [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Barbara Oegg, Peterson Institute for International Economics
April 2003

03-3: Economic Leverage and the North Korean Nuclear Crisis [pdf]
by Kimberly Ann Elliott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
April 2003

02-6: Capital-Market Access: New Frontier in the Sanctions Debate
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Barbara Oegg, Peterson Institute for International Economics
May 2002

01-11: Using Sanctions to Fight Terrorism
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Barbara Oegg, Peterson Institute for International Economics
November 2001

98-4: Sanctions-Happy USA
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
July 1998


Working Papers

09-4: Sanctioning North Korea: The Political Economy of Denuclearization and Proliferation [pdf]
by Stephan Haggard, University of California, San Diego
and Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
July 2009

09-4: Sanctioning North Korea: The Political Economy of Denuclearization and Proliferation [pdf]
by Stephan Haggard, University of California, San Diego
and Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
July 2009

08-12: The (Non) Impact of UN Sanctions on North Korea [pdf]
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
December 19, 2008

08-12: The (Non) Impact of UN Sanctions on North Korea [pdf]
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
December 19, 2008

SPECIAL: US Economic Sanctions: Their Impact on Trade, Jobs, and Wages
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Kimberly Ann Elliott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Tess Cyrus, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Elizabeth Winston, Peterson Institute for International Economics
April 1997


Testimony

Economic Sanctions, Oil, and Iran
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Joint Economic Committee, United States Congress Hearing on “Energy and the Iranian Economy”
July 25, 2006

Evidence on the Costs and Benefits of Economic Sanctions
by Kimberly Ann Elliott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Speech given before the Subcommittee on Trade Committee on Ways and Means
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
October 23, 1997

The Iran and Libya Sanctions Act of 1996: Results to Date
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on International Relations
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
July 23, 1997


Op-eds

There Is Only One Cure for What Plagues Russia
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
December 17, 2014

What Will Happen to Russian-Ukrainian Trade after the War in Donbass
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Published in RBC Daily, Moscow
October 3, 2014

Let's Work Together on Sanctions
by Simeon Djankov, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Kommersant, Moscow
August 28, 2014

How Far Are Western Sanctions against Russia Going?
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Published in RBC Daily, Moscow
August 4, 2014

How Far Are Western Sanctions against Russia Going?
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Published in RBC Daily, Moscow
August 4, 2014

Sanctions Punish Russia for Arms Aid Linked to Downing of MH17
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Wall Street Journal: Market Watch
July 18, 2014

Sanctions Punish Russia for Arms Aid Linked to Downing of MH17
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Wall Street Journal: Market Watch
July 18, 2014

What To Do about North Korea: Will Sanctions Work?
by Stephan Haggard, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Oriental Economist
July 3, 2009

What To Do about North Korea: Will Sanctions Work?
by Stephan Haggard, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Oriental Economist
July 3, 2009

North Korea: Take Away Their Mercedes
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Newsweek
February 14, 2009

The West Should Use Economics to Rein in Russia
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
September 5, 2008

The West Should Use Economics to Rein in Russia
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
September 5, 2008

Aid Could Nip the North Korean Nuclear Threat
by Stephan Haggard, University of California, San Diego
and Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Newsweek International
September 17, 2007

Confronting the “Dear Leader”
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Los Angeles Times
July 15, 2006

The Snake Oil of Diplomacy: When Tensions Rise, the US Peddles Sanctions
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Editorial reprinted from The Washington Post
July 12, 1998


Speeches and Papers

Economic Sanctions Against Iran: Is the Third Decade a Charm?
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Article in Business Economics. Reposted with permission.
July 2012

US v. Iran (1979–81: Hostages) [pdf]
Economic Sanctions Case Study 79-1
June 2012

US v. Iran (1984–2005) and UN, US [EU] v. Iran (2006– ) [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Kimberly Ann Elliott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Julia Muir, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Economic Sanctions Case Studies 84-1 and 2006-1
June 2012

Post-2000 Sanctions Episodes [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Kimberly Ann Elliott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Julia Muir, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Update to table 1A.2 from chapter 1, appendix 1A of Economic Sanctions Reconsidered
May 2012

Post-2000 Sanctions Episodes [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Kimberly Ann Elliott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Julia Muir, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Update to table 1A.2 from chapter 1, appendix 1A of Economic Sanctions Reconsidered
May 2012

Australia, Canada, EU, Japan, NATO, UN, US v. Libya (2011– : Gadhafi, human rights) [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Julia Muir, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Milica Cosic, University of California, Santa Barbara
Economic Sanctions Case Study 2011-1
February 2012
Revised

US v. Cuba (1960– : Castro) [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Kimberly Ann Elliott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Milica Cosic, University of California, Santa Barbara
Economic Sanctions Case Study 60-3
October 2011

US v. Sudan (1989– : Human Rights; Civil War; Democracy) [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Kimberly Ann Elliott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Julia Muir, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Economic Sanctions Case Study 89-3
August 2011

EU, US v. Syrian Arab Republic (2011– : human rights, democracy) [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Kimberly Ann Elliott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Julia Muir, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Economic Sanctions Case Study 2011-2
July 2011

China's Role in Squeezing North Korea [pdf]
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Transcript from Peterson Perspectives: Interviews on Current Issues
July 30, 2009

Escalating Tensions with North Korea [pdf]
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Transcript from Peterson Perspectives: Interviews on Current Issues
July 9, 2009

Case Studies in Economic Sanctions and Terrorism
Index of selected and updated case studies available online, originally published in the book Economic Sanctions Reconsidered
May 2008
Revised June 2012

Economic Sanctions as a Foreign Policy Tool [pdf]
by Kimberly Ann Elliott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
April 2006

Can Sanctions Stop the Iranian Bomb?
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
March 2006

Targeted Sanctions: A Policy Alternative?
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Barbara Oegg, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper for a symposium on "Sanctions Reform? Evaluating the Economic Weapon in Asia and the World"
February 23, 2000

Trade as a Weapon
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper for the Fred J. Hansen Institute for World Peace
World Peace Week
San Diego State University
San Diego, California
April 12-18, 1999

US Economic Sanctions: Good Intentions, Bad Execution
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Statement before the Committee on International Relations
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
June 3, 1998

Backing Illegal Sanctions
by Kimberly Ann Elliott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Article reprinted from the Journal of Commerce
August 6, 1997


Books

Economic Sanctions Reconsidered, 3rd Edition (paper)
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer , Jeffrey J. Schott , Kimberly Ann Elliott and Barbara Oegg
June 2009

Economic Sanctions Reconsidered: 3rd Edition (paper + CD-ROM)
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer , Jeffrey J. Schott , Kimberly Ann Elliott and Barbara Oegg
June 2009

Economic Sanctions Reconsidered, 3rd edition (hardcover plus CD-ROM)
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer , Jeffrey J. Schott , Kimberly Ann Elliott and Barbara Oegg
May 2008

Economic Sanctions Reconsidered, 3rd edition (hardcover)
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer , Jeffrey J. Schott , Kimberly Ann Elliott and Barbara Oegg
November 2007

Awakening Monster: The Alien Tort Statute of 1789
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer and Nicholas K. Mitrokostas
July 2003

Economic Sanctions Reconsidered, 2nd Edition
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer , Jeffrey J. Schott and Kimberly Ann Elliott
December 1990


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