New AtlanticistDec 23, 2022
The Atlantic Council’s 22 greatest hits of 2022
By Frederick Kempe
Our work to help inform policymakers and the public as we craft solutions to the world’s most difficult challenges has never felt more urgent. Here’s the best of our efforts from a tumultuous 2022.
New AtlanticistOct 17, 2022
Stifling the press is stifling progress. Here’s how policymakers can intervene.
By Joseph Lemoine and James Storen
Today’s decline in press freedom is nothing short of dangerous because of its concerning impact on other freedoms—and prosperity—in countries around the world.
New AtlanticistOct 12, 2022
The key to national progress is no longer GDP growth. It’s prosperity.
By Joseph Lemoine
Singular focus on GDP, and its role in shaping economic and political decisions, is outdated. It is time for developed countries to undergo a massive narrative change.
In the NewsNov 8, 2023
Joseph Lemoine publishes article in Devex
On July 7, 2023, Deputy Director Joseph Lemoine published an op-ed with Devex on China’s development approach. Using data from the Freedom and Prosperity Indexes and analyzing the contrasting differences in development between China and the Western world, he argued that while China has achieved success in alleviating poverty, a more democratic approach is the […]
In the NewsNov 8, 2023
Freedom and Prosperity Team publishes National Interest article on democracy summit
On January 11, 2023, Senior Director Dan Negrea, Deputy Director Joseph Lemoine, and Assistant Director Yomna Gaafar published an op-ed in the National Interest regarding Biden’s 2023 democracy summit. Using data from the 2022 Freedom and Prosperity Indexes, the trio analyzed how effective Biden’s proposed summit would be in combating autocracies.
In the NewsOct 6, 2023
Kroenig and Negrea in National Review on the need for a clear US strategy for Ukraine
By Atlantic Council
On October 5, Matthew Kroenig, vice president and Scowcroft Center senior director, and Dan Negrea, senior director of the Freedom and Prosperity Center, were published in National Review. They argue that, while there is still widespread support for Ukraine’s fight against Russia, President Joe Biden needs to outline a clear strategy for the war in […]