Mar 1, 2024

Climate, drought, and the disrupted future of global trade

By Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou, Sophia Busch

Climate change threatens the efficient functioning of waterways, canals, and seaports—and therefore is a major threat to global trade.

Climate Change & Climate Action Economy & Business


Feb 27, 2024

Future-proofing the World Trade Organization

By Penny Naas

During the WTO's 13th Ministerial Conference in Abu Dhabi, ministers must make progress on the WTO's negotiations and dispute settlement processes.

China Economy & Business

Freedom and Prosperity Around the World

Feb 26, 2024

Sub-Saharan Africa grapples with development imperatives

By William Easterly

Sub-Saharan Africa confronts urgent development challenges, including the imperative for democratization and institution building, amid critical security concerns. With declining foreign support and China's Belt and Road Initiative rising, worries arise over debt and politicized financing. Despite potential through regional integration, diverse political interests and institutional weaknesses remain obstacles.

Africa Democratic Transitions

In the News

Feb 22, 2024

Katz in EconPol Forum: The Geopolitical (In)Significance of BRICS Enlargement

By Atlantic Council

Brazil China

New Atlanticist

Feb 22, 2024

Forging a positive vision of economic statecraft

By Daleep Singh

The United States must institutionalize how it uses economic tools in the context of today's great power competition.

China Economic Sanctions

New Atlanticist

Feb 21, 2024

What’s on Brazil’s G20 agenda? Start by looking at where India left off.

By Mrugank Bhusari, Ananya Kumar, Pepe Zhang, Valentina Sader

As G20 foreign ministers kick off their meeting in Rio de Janeiro, expect to see the shared views of New Delhi and Brasília reflected in continuity between their G20 agendas.

Brazil Climate Change & Climate Action
United States Capitol on a cloudy day


Feb 16, 2024

Carole House testifies to the House Financial Service Committee on approaches to combat crypto crime and illicit activity

By Carole House

On February 15, Non Resident Senior Fellow Carole House testified to the US House Committee on Financial Services. Below are her prepared remarks for the committee on crypto crime and illicit activity. Thank you Chairman Hill, Ranking Member Lynch, and distinguished members of the subcommittee, for your leadership in holding this hearing and the honor […]

Digital Currencies Digital Policy

In the News

Feb 15, 2024

Goldin featured in Devex podcast on USAID and other US humanitarian aid

Listed to the full podcast here.

Inclusive Growth International Financial Institutions

In the News

Feb 15, 2024

Under Secretary Nelson remarks on illicit finance and financial crime quoted by AP

Read the full article here.

Economic Sanctions Financial Regulation

In the News

Feb 12, 2024

By the Numbers: The Global Economy in 2023 cited in Munich Security Report on Global South view of the international order

Read the full report here.

Economy & Business Inclusive Growth