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

Wed, Apr 14, 2021

Global Sanctions Dashboard: March

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

China Economic Sanctions

Mon, Mar 22, 2021

China’s “Two Sessions” goes off script

Since their peak in mid-February, Chinese markets have lost $1.3 trillion dollars in value. The market route was likely caused by Beijing’s announcement of tighter fiscal policy and worries about inflation risks in America. Nevertheless, it is still unclear if the Chinese can tolerate the kind of volatility capitalist countries are accustomed to.

EconoGraphics by Niels Graham, Josh Lipsky

China Financial Regulation

Fri, Mar 19, 2021

Happy St Pats to Ireland: Boom, bust, and recovery for Europe’s most resilient

This week, the Atlantic Council’s GeoEconomics Center dressed in green and took a moment to reflect on the Irish economy, one of the most resilient in the European Union.

EconoGraphics by GeoEconomics Center

Digital Policy Eurozone

Experts

Content

Fri, Apr 16, 2021

Friedlander and O’Toole quoted in Washington Post on the history of US economic sanctions

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In the News by Brian O’Toole, Julia Friedlander

Economic Sanctions United States and Canada

Fri, Apr 16, 2021

Friedlander and Fried quoted in the Wall Street Journal on Nord Stream 2

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In the News by Daniel Fried, Julia Friedlander

Economic Sanctions Geopolitics & Energy Security

Thu, Apr 15, 2021

FAST THINKING: Biden hits back at Putin

Today the Biden administration hit thirty-two Russian government officials and entities, plus six companies, with economic sanctions in retaliation for the SolarWinds hack, 2020 election interference, and other Russian malfeasance. What measures matter most?

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

Wed, Apr 14, 2021

How much support does the Chinese Communist Party really have?

The precarious balancing act that China’s leaders have struck—one that mixes strident nationalism and policies that push overheated economic growth with overwrought propaganda—will continue to present them with daunting challenges.

New Atlanticist by Dexter Tiff Roberts

China Economy & Business

Wed, Apr 14, 2021

Global Sanctions Dashboard: March

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

China Economic Sanctions

Wed, Apr 14, 2021

Do continued EU data flows to the United Kingdom offer hope for the United States?

As the Biden administration and the European Commission “intensify” negotiations to re-establish a stable transatlantic data-transfer framework, Brussels separately is moving ahead to enable unrestricted data flows with two other major trading partners: the United Kingdom and the Republic of Korea.

New Atlanticist by Kenneth Propp

Digital Policy European Union

Tue, Apr 13, 2021

Friedlander quoted in US News on the EU labor system

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In the News by Julia Friedlander

European Union Future of Work

Tue, Apr 13, 2021

Tran quoted in SCMP on bifurcation of global economy between Chinese and US camps

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In the News by Hung Tran

China Economy & Business

Tue, Apr 13, 2021

What if Russia invades Ukraine (again)? Consider these options for sanctions escalation.

Whatever Putin’s intentions, the Kremlin’s anti-Ukrainian propaganda has not been so loud since 2014. The United States and its allies need to respond in order to prevent a major military escalation at worst and at least blunt Putin’s effort to gain political advantage through intimidation.

New Atlanticist by Brian O’Toole, Daniel Fried

Crisis Management Economic Sanctions

Mon, Apr 12, 2021

Singh joins GW IIEP to discuss India’s trade policy

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business India

Events

Mon, Apr 26, 2021

The future of US export controls

Online Event The third session of the center’s Regulation in Foreign Policy roundtable series exploring on the expanding role of export controls in the transatlantic community.

2:00pm China International Markets Trade United States and Canada

Wed, May 5, 2021

EU-US Future Forum

Flagship Event The EU-US Future Forum is a unique convening of leaders and stakeholders in dialogue to build a new transatlantic agenda and momentum for EU-US cooperation.

8:30am Economy & Business European Union Politics & Diplomacy Resilience & Society

Tue, Apr 20, 2021

Strengthening US-Africa commercial ties

Online Event The Biden administration can revamp US-Africa policy by building on existing commercial policies, facilitating green growth, and deepening people-to-people ties.

2:00pm Africa Climate Change & Climate Action Economy & Business Politics & Diplomacy