There is an urgent need to restore confidence in the open, rules-based system the US and its allies have championed over the past 75 years. On the current path, the United States and Europe will slowly cede global economic leadership to a rising power and a fractured world. The devastation wrought by COVID-19 will only accelerate these trends. Our ambition is to help change this trajectory.
The GeoEconomics Center is organized around three pillars—the Future of Capitalism, Future of Money, and the Economic Statecraft Initiative.
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Econographics is the Atlantic Council’s timely take on important issues pertaining to the global economy. Our EconoGraphics visualize complex economic and political ideas in a compelling and intuitive fashion.
Tue, Dec 1, 2020
This Global QE Tracker allows users to compare the major central banks’ different quantitative easing policies, offers in-depth breakdowns of each institution’s specific QE measures, and explains in clear terms how QE and interest rates work together to produce successful monetary policy.
Tue, Jan 5, 2021
Our new fiscal firepower heat map, updated through December, shows how G20 COVID-19 crisis spending now compares to the Global Financial Crisis. While nearly every country is deploying its fiscal firepower significantly more than a decade ago, China is still spending less.
“Bringing new leadership to the OECD” is a video series featuring the candidates nominated to be the next Secretary-General of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, a position that is opening up for the first time in fifteen years.
Our experts review the individual China measures pursued by the US and its Allies and partners within their global political and economic context. Because taxation and accounting have never been so important. And because the whole is more than a sum of its parts, for the military and the markets alike.
Featured analysis and in-depth reports
Tue, Dec 22, 2020
The pandemic has made this a historic year for the global economy, now beset by a recession the likes of which we haven’t seen since the Great Depression. To make sense of it all, our GeoEconomics staff and senior fellows have selected the numbers behind the headlines, organized around our three pillars of work, that best capture the global economy’s journey in 2020—and what lies in store for 2021.
New Atlanticist by
Mon, Dec 14, 2020
Transatlantic trade policy stands at a crossroads as 2020 draws to a close. Challenged by populists across the political spectrum, disrupted by COVID-19, and potentially rendered irrelevant by the distributed digital economy, it is fair to question whether the multilateral trading framework crafted at the tail end of World War II is fit for the […]
Report by Barbara C. Matthews
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