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UkraineAlert by Daniel Fried, John E. Herbst, Alexander Vershbow

Nov 23, 2021

How to Deter Russia Now

UkraineAlert by Daniel Fried, John E. Herbst, Alexander Vershbow

With Russian troops once more massing on the Ukrainian border, the United States and Europe must make clear to the Kremlin that they stand with Ukraine and will impose serious costs in the event of an offensive.

Conflict Economic Sanctions

AfricaSource by Jean-Paul Mvogo

Nov 23, 2021

Economic and commercial diplomacy is crucial to strengthening African business

AfricaSource by Jean-Paul Mvogo

Small and medium-sized enterprises are the lifeblood of Africa's economy. Its leaders need to step up on their behalf.

Africa Economy & Business

Issue Brief by GeoEconomics Center and Rhodium Group

Nov 23, 2021

China Pathfinder: Q3 2021 Update

Issue Brief by GeoEconomics Center and Rhodium Group

Over the past ten months, teams from the Atlantic Council and Rhodium Group have taken a dive into China’s economy to address a fundamental question: Is China becoming more or less like other open-market economies? 

China Fiscal and Structural Reform

Issue Brief by Hung Tran

Nov 23, 2021

Competing data governance models threaten the free flow of information and hamper world trade

Issue Brief by Hung Tran

The EU framework is comprehensive and puts a strong emphasis on the protection of personal data both from the government and private companies. It also establishes that EU citizens’ data can be transferred only to countries with an adequate privacy protection regime (adequacy to be determined by the European Commission).

China Cybersecurity

Issue Brief by Nicole Goldin

Nov 23, 2021

Generational dynamics of economic crisis and recovery: Prospects for younger and older persons

Issue Brief by Nicole Goldin

Economic shocks affect young and older age groups disproportionately and highlight the insecurity of the youth labor market and volatility of older people’s savings. The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated youth labor market challenges and caused young people to either lose jobs or work fewer hours.

Coronavirus Digital Policy

SouthAsiaSource by Atlantic Council

Nov 23, 2021

Experts react: A renewed Pakistan-IMF agreement

SouthAsiaSource by Atlantic Council

On Monday, November 22, 2021 the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Pakistan reached a staff-level agreement to complete the sixth review under the $6 billion Extended Fund Facility, funding that has been stalled since April due to issues over the required reforms. Considering Pakistan’s historical struggles with currency devaluation, high inflation, dwindling foreign reserves, and more, completion of the review would make available 750 million in IMF special drawing rights, equivalent to $1 billion that would come as welcome relief. Below, South Asia Center experts share their analysis.

Economy & Business Fiscal and Structural Reform

New Atlanticist by Josh Lipsky

Nov 22, 2021

The Fed’s gathering storm shows why Biden chose Powell

New Atlanticist by Josh Lipsky

The Federal Reserve is packed with a powerhouse leadership team that's well-equipped to handle inflation and labor market recovery, among other pressing issues.

Economy & Business Financial Regulation

New Atlanticist by Hung Tran

Nov 22, 2021

China’s debt-reduction campaign is making progress, but at a cost

New Atlanticist by Hung Tran

Global economies must prepare accordingly for the coming Chinese slowdown caused by efforts to pare back the country's corporate debt.

China Economy & Business

In the News by The GeoEconomics Center

Nov 20, 2021

The CBDC tracker was cited by the World Economic Forum on central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) around the world

In the News by The GeoEconomics Center

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Digital Currencies Economy & Business

In the News by Atlantic Council

Nov 19, 2021

Younus on Pakistonomy Podcast: The Pakistani Elite’s Seven Deadly Neglects

In the News by Atlantic Council

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