December 20, 2017Economics
“I am confident that the apparent disconnect between growth and inflation is a temporary phenomenon,” said ECB executive board member Yves Mersche on December 6. The “deep downturn” in the Eurozo…
November 6, 2017Japan
Abe's consumption tax hike stalled what until then had been a demand led recovery, leading to a three year period with no growth in domestic demand.
November 1, 2017North Korea
Patricia Kim is the Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Despite President Trump’s threats to destroy North Korea if necessary, and recent steps by Beijing to reduc…
January 17, 2018Human Trafficking
Modern slavery victimizes tens of millions of people. CFR examines the forces driving slavery and the many forms it has taken, including debt bondage in India, forced labor in North Korea, and human trafficking in Europe and the United States.