Programs

The Global Business & Economics Program works to build upon and strengthen the already deep economic integration between Europe and the United States as well as promote transatlantic leadership in the global economy.

The latest pieces from Econographics

Fri, Sep 17, 2021

Global Sanctions Dashboard: Summer Edition

The Global Sanctions Dashboard aims to inform economic statecraft policies by analyzing sanctions globally and identifying trends across lists in partnership with Castellum.AI.

EconoGraphics by Julia Friedlander, Michael Albanese and Castellum.AI

Afghanistan Belarus

Tue, Sep 7, 2021

ASEAN’s COVID spike

Since April, Asia has experienced a wave of COVID suppressing growth throughout the region. The key question to watch is: will supply chain contagion once again follow the virus west?

EconoGraphics by Niels Graham

East Asia Macroeconomics

Mon, Aug 23, 2021

IMF delivers fiscal firepower

On August 23 the IMF released a historic $650 billion allocation of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs)

EconoGraphics by Niels Graham and William Howlett

Inclusive Growth International Financial Institutions

Experts

Content

Fri, Sep 17, 2021

Lipsky quoted in Financial Times about Biden’s economic agenda

Read the full article here.

In the News by Josh Lipsky

Economy & Business Macroeconomics

Fri, Sep 17, 2021

Biden finally gets bold on Ethiopia. But will it bring peace?

The Biden team has launched its final and most elaborate warning shot before cracking down with sanctions against human-rights abusers in the Tigray region.

New Atlanticist by Cameron Hudson

Africa Conflict

Fri, Sep 17, 2021

Beyond the peninsula: Prospects for US-ROK regional cooperation in the Indo-Pacific

This report assesses the prospects of US-ROK regional cooperation in the Indo-Pacific under South Korea's New Southern Policy (NSP) and US Indo-Pacific strategy, providing recommendations for policymakers in Washington and Seoul on enhancing US-ROK economic engagement outside of the Korean peninsula.

Report by Miyeon Oh

Digital Policy East Asia

Fri, Sep 17, 2021

Reloading Ukraine’s corporate governance reforms

Ukraine's corporate governance reforms have come under scrutiny this year following controversial developments at Naftogaz. Can new legislation get this important reform initiative back on track?

UkraineAlert by Iaroslav Zhelezniak, Andriy Boytsun, Oleksandr Lysenko

Economy & Business Fiscal and Structural Reform

Fri, Sep 17, 2021

Global Sanctions Dashboard: Summer Edition

The Global Sanctions Dashboard aims to inform economic statecraft policies by analyzing sanctions globally and identifying trends across lists in partnership with Castellum.AI.

EconoGraphics by Julia Friedlander, Michael Albanese and Castellum.AI

Afghanistan Belarus

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

O’Toole quoted in Voice of America about what’s next for the US in Afghanistan

Read the whole article here.

In the News by Brian O’Toole

Afghanistan Economic Sanctions

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

International corporate tax reform: Transatlantic cooperation after the OECD-deal

As the Biden administration targets tax avoidance, a joint Europe Center-German Council on Foreign Relations report argues the Biden administration will have to rely especially on its partners across the Atlantic to close loopholes and ensure an effective framework on global taxation.

Report by Ben Judah and Shahin Vallée

Economy & Business European Union

Wed, Sep 15, 2021

State of the Order: Assessing August 2021

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

Blog Post

Afghanistan Belarus

Tue, Sep 14, 2021

Linscott joins U.S.-India Strategic Partnership Forum to discuss “India’s Technical Barriers to Trade Briefing”

Timely Commentary & Analysis by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business India

Mon, Sep 13, 2021

CBDC Tracker cited in Quartz Africa about South Africa’s test of a digital currency

Read the full article here. Explore the CBDC tracker here.

In the News by The GeoEconomics Center

Africa Digital Currencies

Events

Tue, Sep 21, 2021

A conversation with European Commissioner for the Internal Market Thierry Breton

Online Event AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – European Commissioner for the Internal Market Thierry Breton discusses COVID-19 and the EU’s digital and industrial policy agendas.

11:15am Digital Policy Economy & Business European Union Politics & Diplomacy

Fri, Sep 24, 2021

How can Europe escape Gazprom’s gas grip?

Online Event In recent months, Russian state-owned gas company Gazprom has used the Biden administration’s acquiescence to Nord Stream 2 to squeeze European energy markets. With the winter heating season soon approaching, is the Kremlin trying to spark an energy crisis in Europe?

11:00am Eastern Europe Geopolitics & Energy Security International Markets Oil and Gas

Wed, Oct 13, 2021

Building trust for government digital transformation

Online Event An in-depth discussion of how government officials can champion digital innovation.

12:00pm Digital Policy Entrepreneurship Technology & Innovation