May 9, 2013
Jeffrey M. Lacker discusses "too big to fail" protection for financial institutions and credible alternatives to this policy.
November 28, 2017
Jeffrey Feltman discusses his five years as undersecretary-general for political affairs at the United Nations (UN), the role of the UN in mediating and preventing conflict, and the relationship betw…
September 16, 2008
I am guilty of instinctively comparing large defaults to the Argentina’s default. That is the largest default that I know well.
And Lehman qualifies as a large default.
John Jansen reports one …
The C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.
June 14, 2018
“Life today seems like a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying something,” writes Editor Gideon Rose in his introduction to the July/August issue of Foreign Affairs. It seems as i…
June 6, 2018
Kim Jong-un has accelerated North Korea’s buildup of nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction, while also modernizing its large conventional force.
April 6, 2018
Conventional wisdom among economists is that the China shock ended a decade ago. That is largely because the U.S. bilateral deficit with China has been fairly stable since 2007 (measured as a share o…
March 28, 2018
China is North Korea’s biggest trade partner and has leverage over Kim Jong-un’s regime, yet its policies focus more on border stability than nuclear threat.
March 20, 2018
CFR’s Chairman Emeritus Peter G. Peterson passed away on March 20 at age 91.
September 13, 2013
Experts from the United States, Europe, and the Middle East reflect on the impact and legacy of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy five years ago.