Thu, Jan 7, 2021

South Asia: The road ahead in 2021

The shadow of 2020 is likely to loom large over the coming year for South Asia, which faces unprecedented economic challenges, deterioration of democratic norms and institutions, and the existential threat of climate change.

Feature by South Asia Center

Afghanistan Bangladesh

Tue, Nov 24, 2020

IDB President Mauricio Claver-Carone: Latin America wants greater US involvement and consensus

Mauricio Claver-Carone, the first US citizen to lead the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in its sixty-one-year history, highlighted the importance of additional IDB assistance for Latin America and the Caribbean as the region confronts the enormous challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and its resulting economic upheaval, with US support central to this cause.

New Atlanticist by Larry Luxner

Americas Economy & Business

Wed, Nov 18, 2020

From debt relief to restructuring: The G20 wakes up to reality

As the pandemic-induced global recession continues to batter African economies, the Group of Twenty (G20) governments have sidestepped the pressing need for assistance to countries hardest hit by the downturn. Instead, they have focused on aligning their interests in preparation for the next stage of the region’s deepening crisis: the restructuring of unsustainable debt burdens.

New Atlanticist by Vasuki Shastry and Jeremy Mark

Africa Fiscal and Structural Reform

Fri, Nov 13, 2020

Hasik moderates Acquisition Talk podcast discussion on intellectual property

On November 13,Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow James Hasik moderated a panel on the Acquisition Talk podcast titled “Intellectual Property in Defense Contracts.”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Industry Defense Technologies

Wed, Oct 28, 2020

Greenwalt in Breaking Defense on Buy American earmarks

On October 28, Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow William Greenwalt published an article in Breaking Defense titled “Buy American earmarks slip in: Defense committees must act.”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Industry Fiscal and Structural Reform

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

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

Mon, Sep 28, 2020

Central America Economic Reactivation in a COVID-19 World: Finding Sustainable Opportunities in Uncertain Times

By: María Eugenia Brizuela de Ávila, Laura Chinchilla Miranda, María Fernanda Bozmoski, and Domingo Sadurní Contributing authors: Enrique Bolaños and Salvador Paiz Foreword As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, countries around the world face an unprecedented test: concurrent public health and economic crises coupled with the resulting political and social reverberations. In Central America, the […]

Issue Brief by María Eugenia Brizuela de Ávila, Laura Chinchilla Miranda, María Fernanda Bozmoski, and Domingo Sadurní

Americas Coronavirus

Tue, Sep 22, 2020

Roberts on China’s economic reform and sustainable growth

Nonresident senior fellow at the Asia Security Initiative and a veteran China journalist Dexter Tiff Roberts’ new book “Myth of Chinese Capitalism” was featured in an article on Global Atlanta on September 22, along with his remarks during a virtual lecture hosted by the Georgia Tech Center for International Business Education and Research and the […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

China East Asia

Thu, Aug 6, 2020

Argentina reaches key debt deal amid COVID-19 downturn

Avoiding its ninth default, this deal opens avenues for renewed confidence in the government’s ability to continue to safeguard the economy while establishing a necessary long-term macroeconomic plan for Argentina.

New Atlanticist by Valentina Sader

Coronavirus Fiscal and Structural Reform
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