EconographicsMay 15, 2023
The US debt ceiling stalemate threatens money market funds—and financial stability
By Hung Tran
Money markets would be the first to react to a debt ceiling breach, heightening market turmoil at the wrong time and helping to raise the odds of a severe recession.
EconographicsMay 8, 2023
Japan’s monetary trilemma is a warning to the world
By Mark Siegel
High inflation, high levels of debt, and uncertain financial stability – Washington, London, Brussels, Frankfurt and beyond have much to learn from Tokyo’s experience.
EconographicsApr 26, 2023
Why emerging markets are stocking up on gold
By Phillip Meng
Financial stability concerns, sanctions, and inflation contributed to the largest net purchases of gold in over seventy years last year—raising questions about its potential role in de-dollarization.
EconographicsApr 24, 2023
Practice makes perfect: What China wants from its digital currency in 2023
By Ananya Kumar
The e-CNY network has expanded over the last year, and China’s goals have only become clearer. Domestically, the People’s Bank of China is still in test-and-learn mode, globally, China is more focused on setting defining international standards.
EconographicsApr 18, 2023
US trade agreements: Out with old and in the with new?
By Sahra English
As the United States moves ahead with a new approach to trade with the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF), should it really abandon the old model of trade agreements? Or should it consider adapting the new approach to the old model?