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Mon, Nov 23, 2020

FAST THINKING: It’s Yellen for Treasury

Janet Yellen could face an economy devastated by the coronavirus and the haphazard response to it in Washington. Josh Lipsky provides insight into how she might manage a difficult recovery.

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Elections Financial Regulation

Tue, Nov 17, 2020

Defending the United States against Russian dark money

Warfare has evolved and the United States now faces a major unconventional threat: Russia's estimated $1 trillion of dark money. With it, the Kremlin can wreak havoc if the US fails to act and recognize this national security threat for what it is.

Report by Anders Åslund, Julia Friedlander

Corruption Economic Sanctions

Mon, Nov 16, 2020

US sanctions policy: Lessons learned and recommendations for the new administration

WTO reform is especially important now since it would provide an efficient way to tackle China’s unfair trade practices head-on. This paper proposes concurrent measures that the United States and European Union can take to revitalize the WTO.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Daniel Fried

China Economy & Business

Mon, Nov 9, 2020

Ghori-Ahmad joins Tabadlab to discuss Pakistan’s FATF verdict

In the News by Atlantic Council

Financial Regulation International Financial Institutions

Fri, Oct 16, 2020

The world in debt

On Tuesday, the IMF released a new World Economic Outlook report for October 2020. In the report, alongside adjusted growth expectations, were updated measures of government debt. From that data, the GeoEconomics Center has created a visualization to track the debt burden felt across the globe. Our new tracker focuses on general government gross debt […]

EconoGraphics by Stefan de Villiers

Economy & Business Financial Regulation

Thu, Oct 15, 2020

Revitalizing the WTO

WTO reform is especially important now since it would provide an efficient way to tackle China’s unfair trade practices head-on. This paper proposes concurrent measures that the United States and European Union can take to revitalize the WTO.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Clete R. Willems

Economy & Business Financial Regulation

Wed, Sep 30, 2020

Chhibber in The Economic Times: View: The $5 trillion economy goal seems attainable with structural reforms

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Financial Regulation

Tue, Sep 29, 2020

Tackling the China threat with economic statecraft

Decoupling the US and Chinese economies does little to address the more fundamental threat posed by China’s efforts to rewrite the global rulebook.

New Atlanticist by David Mortlock

China Economic Sanctions

Tue, Sep 29, 2020

Government response to economic crisis now is pivotal—but will risk future financial stability

Governments deploying economic and financial support measures have been able to protect from a major pandemic era crisis, but the emergency measures have entrenched inefficiencies, imbalances, and vulnerabilities that suggest a future financial crisis.

New Atlanticist by Hung Tran

Economy & Business Financial Regulation

Tue, Sep 29, 2020

Economic and financial risks after the pandemic

While huge fiscal and monetary support measures from governments have been necessary to avoid deeper damages being done to the economy and financial system by the pandemic, those actions—especially keeping interest rates low for long—have also reinforced many known areas of inefficiencies, imbalances, and vulnerabilities that will make the economy and financial system fragile and prone to crises going forward.

New Atlanticist by Hung Tran

Economy & Business Financial Regulation