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May 14, 2021

Global Sanctions Dashboard: April

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The Global Sanctions Dashboard aims to inform economic statecraft policies by analyzing sanctions globally and identifying trends across lists in partnership with Castellum.AI.

Economic Sanctions European Union

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May 6, 2021

Chipwreck: Visualizing the downsides of semiconductors

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The global chip shortage has impacted automakers far more than initially projected.

China Japan

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Apr 28, 2021

Rollout of the digital yuan

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28. That’s the number of cities where China’s about to test drive the digital yuan. Our new animated map shows the rapid expansion planned for the mainland over the next eight months.

China Digital Currencies

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Apr 20, 2021

The Rise of Central Bank Digital Currencies

Central Bank Digital Currencies by GeoEconomics Center

What exactly is a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) and how does the research compare globally?

Digital Currencies Digital Policy

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Apr 14, 2021

Global Sanctions Dashboard: March

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The Global Sanctions Dashboard aims to inform economic statecraft policies by analyzing sanctions globally and identifying trends across lists in partnership with Castellum.AI.

China Economic Sanctions

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Mar 22, 2021

China’s ‘Two Sessions’ goes off script

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Since their peak in mid-February, Chinese markets have lost $1.3 trillion dollars in value. The market route was likely caused by Beijing’s announcement of tighter fiscal policy and worries about inflation risks in America. Nevertheless, it is still unclear if the Chinese can tolerate the kind of volatility capitalist countries are accustomed to.

China Financial Regulation

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Mar 19, 2021

Happy St Pats to Ireland: Boom, bust, and recovery for Europe’s most resilient

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This week, the Atlantic Council’s GeoEconomics Center dressed in green and took a moment to reflect on the Irish economy, one of the most resilient in the European Union.

Digital Policy Eurozone

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Mar 11, 2021

Global Sanctions Dashboard: February

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The Global Sanctions Dashboard aims to inform economic statecraft policies by analyzing sanctions globally and identifying trends across lists in partnership with Castellum.AI.

China Economic Sanctions

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Mar 10, 2021

How much money is the G20 spending?

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Our new fiscal firepower heat map, updated through March 2021, shows how G20 COVID-19 crisis spending now compares to the Global Financial Crisis. While nearly every country is deploying its fiscal firepower significantly more than a decade ago, China is still spending less.

China Economy & Business

New Atlanticist by Josh Lipsky, JP Schnapper-Casteras

Feb 19, 2021

How Janet Yellen can help deliver the digital dollar

New Atlanticist by Josh Lipsky, JP Schnapper-Casteras

What precisely will the US Treasury Department do about the rise of digital currencies? Secretary Yellen and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell should quickly harness the potential of these evolving financial tools, including a US-backed digital dollar.

Digital Currencies Digital Policy

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Dec 3, 2021

The RCEP ratification and its implications

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On January 1, 2022 the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade agreement will go into effect. When it enters into force, the partnership will be doubly historic: it will be both China’s first multilateral trade agreement and the world’s largest free trade agreement.

China Economy & Business

Timely Commentary & Analysis by Daniel Fried, Hagar Hajjar Chemali

Nov 19, 2021

AC GeoEcon Explores the Sanctions Response to the Belarus-Poland Border Face-Off

Timely Commentary & Analysis by Daniel Fried, Hagar Hajjar Chemali

Distinguished Fellow and former State Dept. Sanctions Coordinator Ambassador Daniel Fried participated in a discussion with Hagar Chemali, Senior Fellow and host of Oh My World, about the state of sanctions from the US & EU toward Belarus in light of the migrant crisis on Poland’s border

Economic Sanctions European Union

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Nov 2, 2021

Goodbye for now, 232: Breaking down the G20 US-EU agreement on steel and aluminum

EconoGraphics by Julia Friedlander, Clete R. Willems

During the G20 summit the US and EU announced an agreement over steel and aluminum tariffs. Julia Friedlander and Non-resident senior fellow Clete Williams react to its implications.

European Union Eurozone

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Oct 29, 2021

G20 Balance Sheet

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Asset purchases by the Federal Reserve, European Central Bank, and the Bank of Japan, are driving most of the more than $17 trillion increase in the “G20 balance sheet”.

Inclusive Growth International Financial Institutions

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Oct 29, 2021

G20 risks becoming G7 + G13

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This year's Summit priorities of people, planet, and prosperity seem to have forgotten another P -- pandemic -- that most of the world is still dealing with.

Economy & Business G20

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Oct 22, 2021

Global Sanctions Dashboard: Halloween Edition

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The Global Sanctions Dashboard aims to inform economic statecraft policies by analyzing sanctions globally and identifying trends across lists in partnership with Castellum.AI.

Belarus China

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Sep 17, 2021

Global Sanctions Dashboard: Summer Edition

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The Global Sanctions Dashboard aims to inform economic statecraft policies by analyzing sanctions globally and identifying trends across lists in partnership with Castellum.AI.

Afghanistan Belarus

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Sep 7, 2021

ASEAN’s COVID spike

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Since April, Asia has experienced a wave of COVID suppressing growth throughout the region. The key question to watch is: will supply chain contagion once again follow the virus west?

East Asia Macroeconomics

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Aug 23, 2021

IMF delivers fiscal firepower

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On August 23 the IMF released a historic $650 billion allocation of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs)

Inclusive Growth International Financial Institutions

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Jun 29, 2021

Global Sanctions Dashboard: 5th Edition

EconoGraphics by Julia Friedlander, Michael Albanese and Castellum.AI

The Global Sanctions Dashboard aims to inform economic statecraft policies by analyzing sanctions globally and identifying trends across lists in partnership with Castellum.AI.

Belarus China