July 30, 2020
Currency manipulation is one way countries can shift patterns of trade in their favor. By buying foreign currency in the market, a country can artificially change the price of its imports and its exp…
May 22, 2020
Find out where women around the world wield political power—and why it matters.
December 4, 2019
Democracy does not die in the darkness so often anymore. It dies in the light, one election at a time, with voters embracing the populists and autocrats who promise to cut the red tape and deliver …
May 8, 2019
This tracker shows how the Belt and Road Initiative has changed countries’ bilateral economic relationships with China over time.
March 27, 2019
The Center for Preventive Action’s Global Conflict Tracker is an interactive guide to ongoing conflicts around the world of concern to the United States.
March 14, 2019
Democracy has played little role in the recent history of global health, but new research published in the Lancet shows democracy is becoming more important as the health needs of low- and middle-inc…
January 31, 2019
Health and infectious diseases have shaped the history of urbanization, but it is cities that will define the future of global health.
March 21, 2016
U.S. trade deals may not be spurring the large drug price increases and shifts away from lower-cost generics in U.S. trading partners that many predicted.
November 7, 2017
Population growth and aging are fueling a spectacular rise in noncommunicable diseases, such as cancers and cardiovascular diseases, in poor countries that are ill-prepared to handle them.
April 4, 2019
Japan's constitutional debate is about not simply the document's past but also the nation's ability to respond to twenty-first-century challenges.