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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 May 16, 2022
Trade facilitation and the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework
At the end of May, US President Joe Biden is expected to formally launch the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF). The framework is the United States’ first attempt to create a large-scale, multilateral, Asia-focused economic strategy since 2017. For the framework to achieve broad participation, trade facilitation ought be a key component.
EconoGraphics May 9, 2022
Deploying QT – The Fed readies its new tool to fight inflation
By Ole Moehr
June 1 onwards, the Fed will begin to reduce the size of its balance sheet, i.e., conduct quantitative tightening. But how does QT work, what are its goals, and are there potential risks of the policy?
Econographics Apr 29, 2022
Wargaming a Western Freeze of China’s Foreign Reserves
By Hung Tran
China’s new Financial Stability Law creates a new framework for furthering financial stability in the country. This has implications for the United States, which is undergoing fiscal tightening, as well as emerging markets, where portfolio capital has begun flowing outward.
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Issue Brief May 11, 2022
China Pathfinder: Q1 2022 Update
By GeoEconomics Center and Rhodium Group
Over the past ten months, teams from the Atlantic Council and Rhodium Group have taken a dive into China’s economy to address a fundamental question: Is China becoming more or less like other open-market economies?
Report May 11, 2022
China’s faltering “zero COVID” policy: Politics in command, economy in reverse
By Jeremy Mark, Michael Schuman
Could Beijing’s doubling down on the “zero COVID” policy undermine the narrative of China’s superiority in responding to the pandemic—and the image and stature of Xi’s rule?
Report Apr 28, 2022
The future of UK banking and finance
By Panagiotis Asimakopoulos, Christopher Breen, and William Wright
This report provides an ambitious blueprint for the future of UK banking and finance. It emphasizes the need for more rapid reform in three broad areas: enabling the sector to better support the UK economy, improving its international competitiveness, and mapping the role it can play in developing global cooperation and partnerships.
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