EconographicsJul 14, 2022
The Euro at parity with the USD: Implications for the global economy
By Hung Tran
The difficult challenges facing the Euro Area and actions taken to calm inflation in the US make it difficult for the EA and other countries to undertake their own policy measures to counter the looming stagflation and recession threats.
New AtlanticistMay 19, 2022
Kosovo prime minister: Europe can help defend this ‘democratic success story’ amid Russian aggression
By Nick Fouriezos
Prime Minister Albin Kurti made the case for the power of the EU and addressed his country’s path forward with Serbia at an Atlantic Council Front Page event.
EconoGraphicsMay 9, 2022
Deploying QT – The Fed readies its new tool to fight inflation
By Ole Moehr
June 1 onwards, the Fed will begin to reduce the size of its balance sheet, i.e., conduct quantitative tightening. But how does QT work, what are its goals, and are there potential risks of the policy?
Britain DebriefApr 25, 2022
#BritainDebrief – What’s at stake in France’s Presidential Election? | A Debrief from Ambassador Gérard Araud
By Ben Judah, Gérard Araud
Senior Fellow Ben Judah interviews Ambassador Gérard Araud, former French Ambassador to the US and Senior Fellow, for #BritainDebrief to discuss how this election will impact France. What is France's role in NATO? What will happen to the European Union and France-Russia relations if Le Pen wins the election?
EconoGraphicsApr 21, 2022
Two years in: Assessing US and Euro area’s pandemic fiscal responses
By Jeff Goldstein
Policymakers should examine their country’s fiscal policy infrastructure to ensure both approaches can be efficiently utilized during a future crisis.
Issue BriefApr 5, 2022
The rising national security threats from climate change in the Mediterranean region
By Katerina Sokou
Climate change hazards will asymmetrically impact the Mediterranean’s coastal ecosystems. In addition increased natural disasters, climate change will also exacerbate the region’s economic vulnerabilities.
UkraineAlertFeb 24, 2022
What Ukraine needs now
By Aleksander Kwaśniewski, Kersti Kaljulaid, Carl Bildt, Stéphane Fouks, Wolfgang Ischinger, Victor Pinchuk, Anders Fogh Rasmussen
Russia has invaded Ukraine. Far from shrinking away, the EU should work to further integrate Ukraine and offer it a membership perspective.
Event RecapDec 14, 2021
Developing the EU’s industrial strategic capacity under rising geopolitical tensions
On December 14th, the EU Commission’s Representation in Sweden and the Atlantic Council’s Northern Europe Office held the event “Developing the EU’s industrial strategic capacity under growing geopolitical tensions.” Speakers included: Björn Fägersten, Swedish Institute of International Afairs (UI) Charlotte Andersdotter, Confederation of Swedish Enterprise Ulf Pehrsson, Ericsson Per Altenberg, Swedish National Board of Trade […]
AC SelectsNov 21, 2021
AC Selects: Highlights from 2021 Central Europe Week
Week of November 21, 2021 The Europe Center hosts the 2021 Central Europe Week—a week of virtual programming highlighting how the United States and Central Europe can together lead in shaping transatlantic responses to global challenges. Related events
Timely Commentary & AnalysisNov 19, 2021
AC GeoEcon Explores the Sanctions Response to the Belarus-Poland Border Face-Off
By Daniel Fried, Hagar Hajjar Chemali
Distinguished Fellow and former State Dept. Sanctions Coordinator Ambassador Daniel Fried participated in a discussion with Hagar Chemali, Senior Fellow and host of Oh My World, about the state of sanctions from the US & EU toward Belarus in light of the migrant crisis on Poland’s border