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July 16, 2020

United States
The Economic Effects of Working From Home

The coronavirus pandemic has forced many companies to switch to remote work, some permanently. What does this mean for the economy?  

June 18, 2020

Middle East and North Africa
Who’s Who in Libya’s War?

The conflict in oil-rich Libya has become a proxy war, fueled by rival foreign powers such as Russia and Turkey.

May 5, 2020

Coronavirus
Why Countries Are Giving People Cash Amid the Pandemic

The United States is not alone in giving millions of people stimulus checks. Dozens of countries are also using cash transfer programs to help people cope with the pandemic’s economic toll.

April 24, 2020

Coronavirus
India: Fighting Coronavirus in an Informal Economy

India has so far prevented a major outbreak of the coronavirus, but the trade-off in doing so has meant hardship for those in the vast informal economy.

March 24, 2020

Coronavirus
What a Global Health Survey Found Months Before the Coronavirus Pandemic

A group of international health experts found in 2019 that the world wasn’t ready for a pandemic. This year’s coronavirus outbreak has shown they were right.

January 30, 2020

United Kingdom
What Would a No-Deal Brexit Look Like?

The United Kingdom is formally set to leave the European Union on January 31, but negotiations continue to determine what that means for UK-EU relations.

Simon Dawson/Reuters

September 23, 2019

Argentina
Argentina’s Default Risk: What to Know

With elections approaching, Argentina faces yet another debt crisis.

September 5, 2019

United States
Can Presidents Block Investment in China?

President Trump has threatened to make U.S. companies leave China. Can he do that?

August 8, 2019

China
Is China Manipulating Its Currency?

The Trump administration has declared China a currency manipulator, but what that means for the ongoing trade war is far from clear.

June 19, 2019

G20 (Group of Twenty)
Will There Be a Trade Truce at the G20?

Donald J. Trump and Xi Jinping plan to hold a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan, but it’s not clear that an end to tariffs is in sight.

Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, talking in 2017