In the News

Aug 5, 2022

Khan quoted in Bloomberg: South Asia debt woes evoke fears of another 1997-style crisis

By Atlantic Council

Bangladesh Economy & Business


Aug 5, 2022

Bangladesh’s economic crisis: How did we get here?

By Ali Riaz

Bangladesh's economic and financial crisis was paved by the policies of the Hasina government and an unaccountable system of governance of the past decade. 

Bangladesh Economy & Business


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


Jul 28, 2022

Keeping everyone in the club: How sanctions complicate the Bretton Woods Institutions’ job

By Mrugank Bhusari, Maia Nikoladze, Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou

With a voting majority at the Bretton Woods Institutions, the G7 and EU can collectively ask the institutions to comply with their sanctions. This is complicating the IMF and World Bank's functions.

Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

In the News

Jul 22, 2022

Bretton Woods 2.0 Project cited in Bretton Woods Project on the need for a new international order

Read the full article here.

China Economy & Business

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 21, 2022

The world isn’t ready for the looming emerging-market debt crisis

By Vasuki Shastry and Jeremy Mark

A perfect storm of economic forces threatens to swamp developing countries, and the international community—starting with the G20—isn't prepared to do much about it. 

Economy & Business Financial Regulation


Jul 20, 2022

Nelson Mandela’s unfinished legacy

By Alexander Tripp

Mandela Day recognizes not only a great world leader, but also the value of African voices on the international stage.

Africa Human Rights


Jul 18, 2022

The West must take urgent steps to prevent Ukrainian economic collapse

By Bate Toms

Recent talk of a Ukrainian Marshall Plan for the post-war period is certainly welcome but Ukraine also needs action from the West without delay to avoid a potentially catastrophic economic collapse while the war continues.

Conflict Economy & Business


Jul 13, 2022

Ukraine needs more international support

By Hung Tran and Charles Dallara

As the war in Ukraine becomes severely protracted, the international community by advancing Ukraine’s proposed roadmap to end the war and clarifying its economic policies in response to Russian aggression.

Economic Sanctions Economy & Business