November 20, 2012
Acrimony among European leaders regarding a new EU budget is indicative of larger challenges the union faces in facilitating further economic integration, says CFR’s Sebastian Mallaby.
October 24, 2012
Unlike Germany, France under the leadership of François Hollande has failed to articulate a long-term vision for Europe, says the Peterson Institute’s Jacob Funk Kirkegaard.
While a new round of U.S. quantitative easing will have a negative impact on emerging markets like Brazil, the country should not blame U.S. monetary policy for the structural flaws in its economy, s…
October 4, 2012
A recent agremeent between Sudan and South Sudan to restart oil exports is likely to improve the macroeconomic situations of the countries, while paving the way for future negotiations over land disp…
September 28, 2012
As the center of the eurozone debt crisis shifts to Spain, it could signify a potentially decisive phase in the EU’s management of the crisis, says economist Megan Greene.
September 14, 2012
The Arab Spring severely weakened the narrative of Islamist extremists but they are now stirring anti-U.S. sentiments in fragile new democracies, says Mideast expert Ali Soufan.
August 2, 2012
Climatic conditions across the U.S. farm belt are triggering a rise in global food prices that threatens to fuel political unrest in developing countries, says CFR’s Isobel Coleman.
July 31, 2012
China’s global investment boom is slowing, which could affect its trading partners. But its economy does not have to be doomed to slow growth, says expert Patrick Chovanec.
July 12, 2012
A proposed centralized banking supervisor could help stabilize Europe’s struggling banks and increase vital capital flows within the euro area, says expert Domenico Lombardi.
June 27, 2012
EU approval of a new proposal for a banking and fiscal union would help reassure global financial markets and alleviate the eurozone debt crisis, says Bruegel’s Benedicta Marzinotto.