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Mon, May 10, 2021

Taking stocks off the board: The rising threat of delisting in US-China relations

Chinese listings on US stock exchanges through IPOs have increased 440% from a year ago. This record level of IPOs may be less significant than the numbers suggest, because the regulatory doors in both Washington and Beijing are beginning to close on Chinese share issues in the United States.

Blog Post by Jeremy Mark

China Financial Regulation

Tue, May 4, 2021

Can interest rate hikes accelerate inflation?

The developed world has not seen high levels of inflation since at least the mid-1990s. However, the rise of unconventional monetary policy and a series of price level adjustments may change this.

Blog Post by Andrzej Rzońca and Grzegorz Parosa

Financial Regulation Macroeconomics

Fri, Apr 30, 2021

GeoEconomics Center’s CBDC tracker cited in Telegraph piece on Britcoin

Read it here.  

In the News by Josh Lipsky, Ole Moehr, Nitya Biyani, Niels Graham

Financial Regulation United Kingdom

Wed, Apr 28, 2021

Rollout of the digital yuan

28. That’s the number of cities where China’s about to test drive the digital yuan. Our new animated map shows the rapid expansion planned for the mainland over the next eight months.

EconoGraphics by The GeoEconomics Center

China Digital Currencies

Tue, Apr 20, 2021

The Rise of Central Bank Digital Currencies

What exactly is a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) and how does the research compare globally?

EconoGraphics by GeoEconomics Program and Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Digital Currencies Digital Policy

Wed, Apr 7, 2021

The case for a global minimum corporate tax

As policymakers around the world consider a global minimum corporate tax, it is important to understand the context behind the concept and how this tax might actually work.

New Atlanticist by Jeff Goldstein

Economy & Business Financial Regulation

Tue, Apr 6, 2021

The digital Yuan, digital Euro, and the Diem: Key issues for public debate

As momentum grows for the development of CBDCs many policy questions remain unanswered. For insights into how CBDCs may develop, it will be important to watch where the current leaders, the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) and the European Central Bank (ECB), converge and diverge.

Issue Brief by Hung Tran

China Digital Currencies

Mon, Apr 5, 2021

The big issues at play in the IMF and World Bank spring meetings

This week’s spring 2021 meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank are taking place as the global economy recovers strongly but unevenly from the COVID-19 crisis, posing difficult questions about how to deal with the impacts of the pandemic and implement support measures.

New Atlanticist by Hung Tran

Economy & Business Financial Regulation

Fri, Apr 2, 2021

Decoupling/reshoring versus dual circulation: Competing strategies for security and influences

Increasing competition between the US and China, on issues ranging from trade to technology, is leading to a bifurcation of the global economy into two systems. How do the different strategies (decoupling vs dual circulation) pursued by the US and China match up?

Issue Brief by Hung Tran

China Digital Policy

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