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Tue, Jan 5, 2021

How much money is the G20 spending?

Our new fiscal firepower heat map, updated through December, 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.

EconoGraphics by GeoEconomics Center

China Economy & Business

Wed, Dec 16, 2020

How the Federal Reserve just set the terms for the 2021 recovery

This year was perhaps the most ambitious in the history of the US Federal Reserve. To weather the financial effects of the pandemic, the Fed kept interest rates low and injected an unprecedented amount of funds into the economy.

Fast Thinking

Economy & Business United States and Canada

Wed, Dec 16, 2020

FAST THINKING: The Fed caps its most important year ever

The Fed increased QE to unprecedented levels to keep financial fallout from the pandemic at bay. That, combined with the Fed’s move to lower its benchmark interest rate to zero, made this the most important year in the history of US monetary policy.

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Financial Regulation

Ole Moehr serves as an associate director at the Atlantic Council’s GeoEconomics Center. In this capacity, he manages the Council’s flagship Economic Sanctions Initiative and coordinates research on global trade, growth, and finance. As editor of the EconoGraphic blog, which visualizes complex economic and political ideas in a compelling and intuitive fashion, Mr. Moehr delivers the Council’s timely take on important issues pertaining to the global economy.  Mr. Moehr’s project portfolio includes work on digital policy, infrastructure investment, global value chains, the EU’s economic architecture, and inclusive economic growth.

Prior to joining the Council, Mr. Moehr served as a Brent Scowcroft Award Fellow at the Aspen Institute. He holds a master’s degree in international economics from the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs and a bachelor’s degree in global governance and public policy from the University of Passau in Germany.

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