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July 20, 2017

Monetary Policy
Can the Fed and ECB Work Together To Reduce Imbalances?

Fed Governor Lael Brainard’s speech on central bank coordination last week was quite interesting—I think it should be read for far more than a signal on when the Fed is likely to next raise the polic…

June 1, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
Internet shutdowns have become increasingly common as governments take an adversarial stance against the internet. Should Technical Actors Play a Political Role in the Internet Age?

Corinne Cath is a doctoral student at the Oxford Internet Institute and the Alan Turing Institute. You can follow her at @C__Cath. The African Network Information Center (AFRINIC) – the technical …

April 1, 2016

Global
Teaching Notes War by Other Means.jpg War by Other Means: Geoeconomics and Statecraft

Teaching Notes for War by Other Means by CFR Fellow Jennifer M. Harris and Henry A. Kissinger senior fellow for U.S. foreign policy Robert D. Blackwill.

April 23, 2009

Capital Flows
IMF Revitalized? IMF Revitalized?

Mexico, Poland and Colombia have approached the IMF seeking access to the new Flexible Credit Line. If all these lines are drawn, the increase in lending during the current crisis would far exceed …

October 8, 2008

Monetary Policy
Can the G7 Save the Market? Can the G7 Save the Market?

The Federal Reserve has announced a series of extraordinary measures to unclog credit markets. However, credit markets remain frozen, and as the graph above indicates, the equity markets have respo…

December 15, 2008

United States
Trade Troubles Trade Troubles

The World Bank is predicting a 2.1% fall in world trade for 2009, the first decline since 1982. As our chart shows, East Asian exports are slowing in tandem with Western world imports. Although G20…

May 24, 2017

Religion
Play Pluralism, Polarization, and the Common Good Pluralism, Polarization, and the Common Good

Suhail Khan, David Kyuman Kim, and Jack Moline discuss advancing the common good amid moral and political polarization.

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December 7, 2016

Global
RTSBX10.jpg Cell Phones Without Factories: A Conversation with Tyler Cowen on International Economic Development

Tyler Cowen discusses the prospects for a “cell phones instead of automobile factories” model of economic growth and prosperity.

November 6, 2014

United States
Tinker-Tailor-Soldier-Spy Ten Cold War Films Worth Watching

The Cold War has provided the grist for rich histories, enlightening memoirs, and terrific novels. It has also provided source material for some great movies. Here in alphabetical order are my ten fa…