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In the News by Atlantic Council

Oct 15, 2021

Zais joins Al Hurra to discuss the Biden administration’s reaction to recent developments in Lebanon

In the News by Atlantic Council

Arabic Corruption

UkraineAlert by Victor Tregubov

Oct 14, 2021

Old problems threaten Ukraine’s new Bureau of Economic Security

UkraineAlert by Victor Tregubov

Ukraine is currently in the process of reforming the country’s tax police. While there was much initial optimism earlier this year over the creation of a Bureau of Economic Security, familiar concerns are now creeping in as this new agency slowly takes shape.

Corruption Economy & Business

Blog Post by Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou

Oct 12, 2021

To Bailout or not? This is Xi’s question.

Blog Post by Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou

President Xi is concerned about growing wealth and income inequality in China. The Evergrande crisis could nevertheless challenge his determination to address this inequality, a considerable portion of which has been fueled by rising wealth disparities in the housing sector.

China Economy & Business

Blog Post by Jeff Goldstein

Oct 8, 2021

US climate investments are required to secure green economy and jobs

Blog Post by Jeff Goldstein

For the US economy to sustainably function and continue creating jobs in the long-term, investments that help manage climate change and prevent further damage to the environment are essential economic policies.

Climate Change & Climate Action Economy & Business

Blog Post by Elmar Hellendoorn

Oct 6, 2021

Geopolitical change and the emergence of Chinese banking

Blog Post by Elmar Hellendoorn

Although China's "Big 4" state banks remain focused on supporting domestic Chinese growth and consumption for now, they are also increasingly active across international borders. Their global expansion could seriously challenge the primacy of Western banks and may thus have geopolitical reverberations.

China Economy & Business

In the News by Josh Lipsky

Oct 2, 2021

Lipsky quoted in Washington Post about the role of CBDCS and stablecoin

In the News by Josh Lipsky

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Digital Currencies Digital Policy

In the News by Josh Lipsky

Sep 24, 2021

Lipsky quoted in Axios about China’s crackdown on cryptocurrencies amidst rollout of its digital yuan

In the News by Josh Lipsky

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China Digital Currencies

New Atlanticist by Jeremy Mark

Sep 21, 2021

Evergrande’s place in China’s house of cards

New Atlanticist by Jeremy Mark

The market uncertainty around China's teetering property giant is decidedly political, a reflection of President Xi Jinping's shifting policies.

China East Asia

Report by Ben Judah and Shahin Vallée

Sep 16, 2021

International corporate tax reform: Transatlantic cooperation after the OECD-deal

Report by Ben Judah and Shahin Vallée

As the Biden administration targets tax avoidance, a joint Europe Center-German Council on Foreign Relations report argues the Biden administration will have to rely especially on its partners across the Atlantic to close loopholes and ensure an effective framework on global taxation.

Economy & Business European Union

Blog Post by Inbar Pe'er

Sep 9, 2021

Afghanistan’s economy under the Taliban: the challenges ahead

Blog Post by Inbar Pe'er

If their past is any indication of the future, the Taliban will find funds. But their ability to properly manage monetary policy remains to be seen. If they don’t, they’ll surely lose the economic war, and the people of Afghanistan along with it

Afghanistan Economy & Business

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