October 7, 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 8, 2019
This tracker shows how the Belt and Road Initiative has changed countries’ bilateral economic relationships with China over time.
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.
February 5, 2016
Despite the Obama administration’s new approach to East Asia, overall security aid to Southeast Asia actually fell by 19 percent between 2010 and 2015, shows a new analysis by the Council on Foreign …
April 9, 2015
Central bank currency swaps are becoming the new cross-border tool of choice in financial crisis management. This interactive explores the rapid growth of currency swaps since 2007 and its implicati…
November 14, 2014
The gravest health threats facing low- and middle-income countries are not the plagues, parasites, and blights that dominate the news cycle and international relief efforts. They are …