New Atlanticist Dec 13, 2021
Afghanistan is about to collapse. Here’s what the US must do about it.
By John F. Campbell, Ryan Crocker, James Cunningham, James Dobbins, Hugo Llorens, P. Michael McKinley, John Nicholson, Ronald E. Neumann, Richard Olson, David Petraeus, and Earl Anthony Wayne
Eleven former US ambassadors and commanders issue an urgent warning to Washington and its allies.
Econographics Dec 3, 2021
The RCEP ratification and its implications
By Niels Graham
On January 1, 2022 the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade agreement will go into effect. When it enters into force, the partnership will be doubly historic: it will be both China’s first multilateral trade agreement and the world’s largest free trade agreement.
Issue Brief Oct 15, 2021
Designing decentralized finance for financial inclusion
By Nikhil Raghuveera
The next iteration of DeFi must be developed toward an intentional vision for financial inclusion. Financial inclusion means that everyone has the tools to not only meet their daily needs, but to also build wealth for themselves, their families, and their communities. And in turn, greater financial inclusion supports more resilient and robust economies.
Testimony Jul 27, 2021
Friedlander testifies to the House Committee on Financial Services regarding US leadership on central bank digital currency development
By Julia Friedlander
C. Boyden Gray Senior Fellow and GeoEconomics Center Deputy Director Julia Friedlander testifies to the House Committee on Financial Services regarding central bank digital currencies.
Issue Brief Jul 8, 2021
Forgotten places around the world: A call for action
By Martin Mühleisen
Spatial inequality is in many ways a macro-critical issue, as it directly interferes with broader sustainable growth goals. As the new Biden administration works to develop solutions to boost rural economies, they need to ensure that all levels of government work closely together to actualize real change.
The Big Story Oct 5, 2021
The 2021 Economic Scorecard: How China stacks up with the US and its allies
By Josh Lipsky
With China, the story is never so simple. The truth is that China still hasn’t decided which direction its economy is ultimately headed. And we need a credible way to track its trajectory.
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