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Econographics is the GeoEconomics Center’s in-depth look at key trends in the global economy utilizing state-of-the-art data visualization tools.
Econographics Feb 22, 2024
“Connector economies” and the fractured state of foreign direct investment
By Hung Tran
Most attention has been focused on the fragmentation of world trade. But fragmentation can be observed in the flow of foreign direct investment (FDI) as well. And, like trade, the picture is nuanced: Global FDI flow has fallen as a share of GDP, but a handful of countries have seen an influx.
Econographics Feb 14, 2024
Brazil aims to advance its bid for leadership of the Global South through food security
By Josh Lipsky, Mrugank Bhusari
If Brazil delivers tangible benefits on food security through its Presidency of the G20 and COP30, it will cement its position as a key leader of the Global South.
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In recent months, growing tensions in the Taiwan Strait as well as the rapid and coordinated G7 economic response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have raised questions—in G7 capitals and in Beijing alike—over whether similar measures could be imposed on China in a Taiwan crisis.
Bretton Woods 2.0 Project
The Bretton Woods 2.0 Project examines the deep challenges facing the IMF, World Bank, and the World Trade Organization and works to reimagine the governance of international finance for the modern global economy.