Tue, Jan 5, 2021

Tracking the COVID-19 economy

Key economic indicators for Japan, UK, European Union, and the United States.

EconoGraphics by Nitya Biyani

Coronavirus Economy & Business

Tue, Dec 29, 2020

Busch in The Hill: Europe’s push for an animal welfare label risks an epic trade dispute

Marc Busch writes that Europe's push for a voluntary animal welfare label on animal goods could escalate into de-facto regulation, triggering an epic trade dispute.

In the News by Marc L. Busch

Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia

Wed, Dec 16, 2020

FAST THINKING: The Fed caps its most important year ever

The Fed increased QE to unprecedented levels to keep financial fallout from the pandemic at bay. That, combined with the Fed’s move to lower its benchmark interest rate to zero, made this the most important year in the history of US monetary policy.

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Financial Regulation

Wed, Dec 9, 2020

China’s economic transformation must change its relationship with the world, says World Bank President David Malpass

China’s fourteenth five-year plan has set its aims high: achieving a majority middle-class country, through income redistribution, reducing economic inequality, and property reform and ownership. But China’s drive to reform its economy “means that China needs to also then have a different relationship with the rest of the world,” according to World Bank President David Malpass.

New Atlanticist by Katherine Walla

China Coronavirus

Fri, Dec 4, 2020

The future of the United States dollar

The US economy and the power of the dollar have been unmatched since the time of the Bretton Woods agreement. The privilege of having the dollar serve as the global reserve currency enables the United States to weaponize its currency and leverage effective sanctions on rogue nations such as North Korea and Iran. However, some […]

Report by Michael Greenwald

Economy & Business Financial Regulation

Mon, Nov 30, 2020

Chhibber in The Economic Times: View: PLI signals the recognition that laissez-faire won’t work in a fiercely competitive global market

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Financial Regulation

Mon, Nov 30, 2020

Can China’s digital yuan really challenge the dollar?

The DCEP will certainly bolster the Renminbi’s international position, but the weaknesses in China’s financial markets will prevent the Chinese currency from dethroning the US dollar anytime soon.

New Atlanticist by Hung Tran

China Digital Policy

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
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