Speakers: Lewis Alexander, Joyce Chang, and Vincent Raymond Reinhart Presider: Sebastian Mallaby
Experts analyze the state of the U.S. and world economies, discuss how emerging markets have been affected by the financial crisis, and offer predictions on what the preeminent economic risks will be in the coming months.
This series is presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.
A comprehensive guide to how international institutions, governments, and NGOs around the world are attempting to regulate the global financial system. This is part of the Global Governance Monitor, an interactive feature tracking multilateral approaches to several global challenges.
As China’s currency for international trade has steadily grown, some argue the renminbi could displace the dollar as the international reserve currency. Jeffrey Frankel examines these propositions by looking at how other international currencies established themselves.
While Greece has failed to meet the budget requirements mandated by the EU and the IMF, experts say eurozone leaders will likely continue to bailout the country because the costs of letting it go are far greater.
The GAB and NAB are credit arrangements between the IMF and a group of members and institutions to provide supplementary resources of up to SDR 34 billion (about US$50 billion) to the IMF to forestall or cope with an impairment of the international monetary system or to deal with an exceptional situation that poses a threat to the stability of that system. Separately, Japan has agreed to lend the Fund up to US$100 billion (about SDR 68 billion) as a measure to help overcome the current global economic and financial crisis.
The Council on Foreign Relations' David Rockefeller Studies Programâ€”CFR's "think tank"â€”is home to more than seventy full-time, adjunct, and visiting scholars and practitioners (called "fellows"). Their expertise covers the world's major regions as well as the critical issues shaping today's global agenda. Download the printable CFR Experts Guide.
The authors argue that the United States has responded inadequately to the rise of Chinese power and recommend placing less strategic emphasis on the goal of integrating China into the international system and more on balancing China's rise.
Campbell evaluates the implications of the Boko Haram insurgency and recommends that the United States support Nigerian efforts to address the drivers of Boko Haram, such as poverty and corruption, and to foster stronger ties with Nigerian civil society.
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