New AtlanticistDec 21, 2021
By the numbers: The global economy in 2021
By GeoEconomics Center
As the year comes to a close, our GeoEconomics Center experts explore the numbers behind the headlines that best capture the shape of the global economy in 2021—and what lies in store for 2022.
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. She has also moderated several panels on transatlantic ties.
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.