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Feb 8, 2022

State of the Order: Assessing January 2022

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

China Conflict

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Jan 13, 2022

State of the Order: Assessing December 2021

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

Conflict Coronavirus

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Jan 7, 2022

Plan to crack open more books in 2022? Check out what our Europe experts are reading.

By Atlantic Council's Europe Center

One of the ways the experts at the Atlantic Council’s Europe Center passed the second full year of the pandemic was by reading everything from politics, philosophy, and history to biography and, of course, fiction. Here are their favorite and often surprising top picks.

Central Europe Eastern Europe

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Jan 5, 2022

Infographic: What’s ahead for Venezuela after January 5, 2022

Three years since the interim government came to be, Venezuela’s political crisis remains unresolved. Opposition forces continue to face deep challenges – both internal and external – to restore democratic institutions. The Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center at the Atlantic Council created an infographic that looks back at the interim government’s trajectory since 2019 and […]

Americas Democratic Transitions

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Jan 3, 2022

State of the Order: Looking Back on 2021

This special edition of State of the Order breaks down the most important events that shaped the democratic world order last year.

China Europe & Eurasia

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Dec 16, 2021

State of the Order: Assessing November 2021

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

China Climate Change & Climate Action

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Dec 8, 2021

Impacts of the pandemic on US productivity growth

By Jeff Goldstein

After 45 years of decelerating productivity growth, the pandemic's impact on economic activity has indicated the potential for a reversal of the trend. It remains to be seen whether this is durable or temporary, but the answer will significantly impact the US economy's long-term outlook.

Coronavirus Economy & Business

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Dec 2, 2021

The Great LIBOR Transition

By Hung Tran

Beginning in 2022, the London Interbank Offered Rates (LIBOR) will be replaced by national reference rates. While the changeover will address the problems that led to the demise of LIBOR, the national reference rates will also introduce new problems which will need to be assessed and resolved.

China Economy & Business

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Nov 18, 2021

State of the Order: Assessing October 2021

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

Belarus China

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Nov 12, 2021

Labor force participation rates in G20 in five charts

By Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou

Labor force participation rates, down since COVID, were already declining in several G20 countries. Will labor market challenges be part of the next G20 meetings’ agenda?

East Asia Economy & Business