New AtlanticistDec 2, 2022
What to expect from the new Russian oil price cap
By Reed Blakemore, Charles Lichfield, Brian O’Toole
As the EU comes to an agreement on a $60 price cap, here’s how it will work—and what impacts the world will see on the global and Russian economy.
New AtlanticistNov 30, 2022
A badly designed Ukraine bailout could backfire on the IMF. Here’s how to get it right.
By Martin Mühleisen
The IMF should stick to what it does best in aiding Ukraine: Using its macroeconomic expertise to corral broader support while sticking to its guidelines for its own loan.
Experts reactNov 28, 2022
Experts react: What this wave of protests means for the future of the Chinese Communist Party
By Atlantic Council experts
How is the CCP likely to scramble to save face in the midst of rare protests—and will its efforts even work? Our experts give their takes on what the future holds.
EconographicsNov 23, 2022
US-China competition after the US midterms and the CCP 20th Congress
By Hung Tran
For the first time since becoming President, Joe Biden met face-to-face with Secretary General Xi Jinping on November 14, 2022, at the outset of the G20 Summit in Bali, Indonesia. Against the backdrop of rising tensions between the two countries, the United States hoped it would “put a floor under the relationship.” But the recent […]
EconographicsNov 17, 2022
Global Sanctions Dashboard: What’s coming in 2023?
By Charles Lichfield, Maia Nikoladze, and Castellum.AI
In this edition of the Global Sanctions Dashboard, we walk you through the Fall sanctions against Russia and Iran, explain the implications of US semiconductor export controls against China, and show you the projected sanctions trends in 2023.
EconographicsNov 11, 2022
The target of limiting global warming to less than 1.5 degrees is practically dead. Why do emissions per capita matter?
By Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou
Achieving the target to limit global warming to below 2, preferably 1.5 degrees Celsius, by the end of the century seems more unfeasible than ever. The reason is simple. The most critical of greenhouse gases have continuously risen in the past decade and CO2 emissions are only expected to grow more in 2022 and for the foreseeable future. COP27 needs to pave the path for a renewed international cooperative and enforceable framework to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions by the world’s top emitters both in absolute terms and in per capita terms.
EconographicsNov 8, 2022
What US outbound investment screening means for Transatlantic relations
By Elmar Hellendoorn
Whether the EU follows through with new outbound investment controls and what those might look like will also depend on the evolution of American national security policy and transatlantic diplomacy.