UkraineAlertFeb 1, 2023
Ukrainian SMEs hold the key to the country’s economic revival
By Seba Salim, Sarah Page
There is still no end in sight to the Russian invasion of Ukraine but the international community must not delay efforts to revive Ukraine's economy by supporting the country's vibrant SME sector.
UkraineAlertJan 12, 2023
Post-war Ukraine needs a smart digital transformation strategy
By Anatoly Motkin
The war with Russia is far from over but it is important to begin looking ahead and setting the stage for Ukraine's post-war digital transformation, writes StrategEast Center president Anatoly Motkin.
UkraineAlertOct 21, 2022
Ukraine’s growing tech sector offers hope amid wartime economic pain
By Dathan Duplichen
Ukraine's tech sector offers a rare glimmer of light amid the economic gloom of Russia's ongoing invasion with Ukrainian IT industry export revenues actually up by 23% during the first six months of 2022.
ReportOct 3, 2022
Pakistan sees growing culture of innovation amid tech startup boom
By Hamna Tariq and Uzair Younus
A tightening global macro environment coupled with increasing domestic political instability is a cause of concern for the sector, especially the domestic startup economy.
Event RecapJun 14, 2022
Promoting more women in leadership is “a business imperative” and key to unlocking economic prosperity, say top executives
By Allison Holle
On June 7, the Atlantic Council’s empowerME Initiative held a workshop on "Balance of power: Promoting more women in leadership."
ReportJun 1, 2022
Do countries need freedom to achieve prosperity?
By Dan Negrea, Joseph Lemoine, Matthew Kroenig, Joel Kesselbrenner
The Freedom Index and Prosperity Index are two separate indexes that rank one hundred and seventy-four countries around the world according to their levels of freedom and prosperity.
Engagement ReframedMar 8, 2022
Engagement Reframed #4: Securing America’s demographic and economic future
By Mathew Burrows
What is the opportunity? Throughout US history, many American entrepreneurial heroes have been immigrants or the children of immigrants—from Alexander Graham Bell and Andrew Carnegie, both born in Scotland, to Intel’s Andy Grove and Google’s Sergey Brin, originally from Hungary and Russia, respectively. Indian immigrants comprise only about 1 percent of the US population but […]
Millennium Leadership Fellow