Aug 2, 2022

The global slowdown: Why Sub-Saharan Africa is so important

By Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou and Naomi Aladekoba

The global community, with the leadership of the IMF and the World Bank, needs to focus on Sub-Saharan Africa. While the population in countries that have moved into the high-income and upper middle-income categories are now aging rapidly, Sub-Saharan Africa is home to one of the world’s youngest population structure. In addition to lifting hundreds of millions of people out of poverty in this region, sustained and inclusive growth over the next two decades in Sub-Saharan Africa could contribute to the growth in the global economy.

Africa Economy & Business
data, public, ethical

Issue Brief

Jul 28, 2022

Principles to practice: Using ethical spectrums to guide decision-making

By Steven Tiell and Lara Pesce Ares

There is widespread awareness among researchers, companies, policy makers, and the public that the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and big data raises challenges involving justice, privacy, autonomy, transparency, and accountability.

Digital Policy Future of Work

In the News

Jul 22, 2022

Lipsky interviewed by Inside Sources podcast on the role of China and the IMF in the Sri Lanka crisis

Listen to the full episode here.

China Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Jul 22, 2022

Three ways the United States can prove it’s invested in its relationship with the Caribbean

By Wazim Mowla

The United States has a short window to carve out a new diplomatic and economic era in its relationship with the Caribbean Community.

Caribbean Inclusive Growth

New Atlanticist

Jul 6, 2022

Mayors are quickly becoming international diplomats. The US can help them thrive.

By Willow Fortunoff

Mayors will have the opportunity to revitalize US foreign policy at next year's Cities Summit of the Americas—but they'll need national support to shore up their teams and capacity.

Americas Economy & Business

In the News

Jun 30, 2022

Mohseni-Cheraghlou interviewed in Bloomberg Stephanomics podcast on the potential impact of the 2022 FIFA World Cup on labor rights in Qatar

Listen to the full podcast here.

China Economy & Business

In the News

Jun 30, 2022

Graham cited in International Banker on the lack of incentives in the US-led Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

Read the full article here.

Australia Central Asia


Jun 29, 2022

Trouble for Emerging Markets could spell trouble for all

By Jeff Goldstein

With emerging markets in a difficult position, they should be encouraged to use capital controls in some circumstances, develop more effective debt resolution programs, and acquire funds from advanced economies and international financial institutions.

Economy & Business Financial Regulation


Jun 24, 2022

Freedom & Prosperity Grant

We are excited to announce a new Freedom & Prosperity Grants opportunity for Atlas Network partners, launched in collaboration with Atlas Network. Strong candidates for funding will present an achievable strategy for increasing economic, political, and legal freedoms in their country or community. We will consider grant requests of up to $35,000 from Atlas Network partners outside […]

Democratic Transitions Economy & Business

Issue Brief

Jun 16, 2022

The Marshall Plan and the Belt and Road Initiative: More differences than similarities

By Sienna Nordquist

This issue brief provides crucial insights as international political and business leaders once again call for a “new Marshall Plan”—this time to rebuild Ukraine should Russian aggression end.

China Economy & Business