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Tue, Dec 22, 2020

The global economy in 2020, by the numbers

The pandemic has made this a historic year for the global economy, now beset by a recession the likes of which we haven’t seen since the Great Depression. To make sense of it all, our GeoEconomics staff and senior fellows have selected the numbers behind the headlines, organized around our three pillars of work, that best capture the global economy’s journey in 2020—and what lies in store for 2021.

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New Atlanticist by Marie Kasperek

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Marie Kasperek is a nonresident senior fellow with the GeoEconomics Center for which she covers a range of topics including international trade, trade policy, transatlantic relations, and US-China relations.

Marie is the director of the Institute of International Economic Law at Georgetown University where she executes the Institute’s national and international programming in international trade, international tax, fintech and monetary affairs by effectuating conferences, colloquia, and special events. She further spearheads external relations, while assisting in advancement efforts and student-centered fellowship certificate programs, and the execution of IIEL’s colloquium.

Marie previously served as the deputy director of the Global Business and Economics Program at the Atlantic Council. In this capacity, she oversaw development and execution of new programming, and managed portfolios on European growth, trade, and the transatlantic relationship. Kasperek was the managing editor of the Atlantic Council’s weekly newsletter “The Trade Shop,” which reached more than ten thousand people on a weekly basis. She has co-authored a report on the future of trade, published op-eds, and has led public discussions as well as live interviews with prominent transatlantic leaders on foreign policy, the transatlantic economy, and trade.

Marie spearheaded conferences in Washington, Singapore, Hong Kong, Brussels, and London. A native of Germany, Kasperek received her bachelor’s degree in European studies and master’s degree in international relations from Maastricht University. As part of her undergraduate study, Marie took courses and conducted research at Sciences Po, Aix en Provence in France.

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