UkraineAlertOct 14, 2021
Old problems threaten Ukraine’s new Bureau of Economic Security
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.
Blog PostOct 12, 2021
To Bailout or not? This is Xi’s question.
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.
Blog PostOct 8, 2021
US climate investments are required to secure green economy and jobs
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.
Press ReleaseOct 5, 2021
Atlantic Council and Rhodium Group release groundbreaking report on China’s economic trajectory
First-ever China Pathfinder Annual Scorecard finds China has made progress toward market economy norms but falls well short of promised reforms WASHINGTON, DC – OCTOBER 5, 2021 – The Atlantic Council’s GeoEconomics Center and Rhodium Group today released the first-ever China Pathfinder Annual Scorecard—a groundbreaking study and state-of-the-art data visualization tool examining whether China’s economy is converging or diverging […]
ReportOct 5, 2021
China Pathfinder: Annual Scorecard
By GeoEconomics Center and Rhodium Group
Over the past eight months, teams from the Atlantic Council and Rhodium Group have taken a dive into China’s economy to address a fundamental question: Is China becoming more or less like other open-market economies?
Blog PostSep 24, 2021
Evergrande’s debt distress: Withdrawal symptoms of China’s debt-fueled growth model
By Hung Tran
On September 24th China’s giant property developer Evergrande Group entered a 30-day grace period before being declared in default. Although they may not default, this slowdown highlights the key contradiction in China’s policy goals.
UkraineAlertSep 17, 2021
Reloading Ukraine’s corporate governance reforms
By Iaroslav Zhelezniak, Andriy Boytsun, Oleksandr Lysenko
Ukraine's corporate governance reforms have come under scrutiny this year following controversial developments at Naftogaz. Can new legislation get this important reform initiative back on track?
In the NewsAug 23, 2021
Roberts quoted in The Independent on China’s ongoing crackdown on its tech and private enterprises
On August 23, Dexter Tiff Roberts was quoted in an article in The Independent that discussed Beijing’s recent crackdowns on China’s technology industries and the CCP’s intentions behind these actions. Roberts argues that “China’s top leadership believe they can rein in the excesses of big tech companies by calling a sudden halt of IPOs (making […]
In the NewsAug 21, 2021
Roberts quoted in The Guardian on Beijing’s new regulation policies aimed at its tech billionaires
On August 21, Dexter Tiff Roberts was quoted in an article in The Guardian that discussed new Chinese regulations across its education and technology industries, whose contributions to China’s economy are far bigger than many of its state-owned firms. Roberts acknowledges that Xi Jinping’s recent moves on the tech sector was foreseen by many, explaining […]