Inflection Points Today

May 16, 2024

‘Auf Wiedersehen’ to hard-working Germany?

By Frederick Kempe

The average number of hours worked by Germans has fallen by 30 percent in the last half century.

Economy & Business Future of Work

Event Recap

May 13, 2024

Gender parity in MENA diplomacy and its impact on achieving peace

By Charles Johnson

Event recap of WIn Fellowship Roadshow 2024 public event on Arab women in diplomacy

Conflict Economy & Business

Event Recap

May 13, 2024

How AI is reshaping the global business arena

By JP Reppeto

On April 25th, the Atlantic Council’s WIn Fellowship held a panel discussion exploring the projected impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on the global business landscape, highlighting how AI-driven strategies are revolutionizing industries worldwide. The panel, which was moderated by Stefanie Falconi, Emerging Technologies Advisor at USAID, featured four experts working at the forefront of artificial […]

Economy & Business Future of Work

In the News

May 7, 2024

Hooper spoke at the 18th DLA Piper Global Real Estate Summit in Chicago

On May 7, Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow LTG Charles W. Hooper spoke at the 18th DLA Piper Global Real Estate Summit in Chicago. The summit discussed the state of world markets and resources and identify ways the ever-changing real estate industry can continue to rebound and thrive. 

Future of Work International Markets


May 1, 2024

How to improve the technical skill of the US national security workforce

By Lesley Chavkin, Eitan Danon, and Sigal Mandelker

We cannot expect to compete on the world stage without equipping the US civil service with the skills and experience needed to understand and harness the technological trends that will define the future. But if we want our best and brightest—our most ambitious and innovative—women and men to pursue federal service, we have to do a better job of proactively making the case why.

Economy & Business Future of Work


Mar 7, 2024

Unpacking China’s 2024 growth target and economic agenda

By Hung Tran

At the opening of China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) Premier Li Quang delivered his first Government Work Report, setting the key economic and social policies and targets for this year.

China Economy & Business

Event Recap

Mar 1, 2024

Integrating AI innovations into the SME industry in the UAE 

By JP Reppeto

Event Recap for the Win Fellowship discussion on the potential of AI-driven business solutions for SME businesswomen in the UAE and the MENA region more broadly.

Artificial Intelligence Education

Freedom and Prosperity Around the World

Feb 26, 2024

Stabilizing revenue will lead Kenya to greater prosperity

By Robert Mudida

Kenya aims to grow manufacturing and GDP via the African Continental Free Trade Area. Formalizing informal jobs stabilizes revenue. Expanding global value chains, especially in tourism, boosts growth. Institutional reform is key for lasting prosperity.

Africa East Africa


Feb 16, 2024

Youth unemployment in China: New metric, same mess

By Nicole Goldin

The youth labor induced weakening of Chinese productivity and growth has the potential to impact youth labor markets worldwide.

China Economy & Business

In the News

Jan 29, 2024

Braw featured in Foreign Policy

By Elisabeth Braw

On January 29, Transatlantic Security Initiative senior fellow Elisabeth Braw wrote an opinion piece in Foreign Policy discussing the Swedish strikes against Tesla.      

Future of Work Northern Europe