April 30, 2019Energy and Environment
Senator Edward J. Markey discusses the Green New Deal, a congressional resolution aimed at addressing the issue of climate change.
October 21, 2016Global
Edward Glaeser, Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics at Harvard University, discusses poor world megacities, the reasons their growth differs from previous patterns of urbanization, and the …
November 5, 2019Uganda
Uganda is heading toward a debt crisis. According to a senior official at the Bank of Uganda, unless the country is able to sustain a growth rate of at least 7 percent—which economic projections show Uganda will not do—the country will default on its payments. As is the case for many African countries, China is Uganda’s largest creditor, making up 39 percent of total debt this past fiscal year. If Uganda defaults, it is unclear how China will react.
August 20, 2019Trade
The trade war between the United States and China has entered a new and dangerous phase.
July 30, 2019Trade
The Democratic candidate has laid out a comprehensive trade policy, but it speaks more to party activists than to voters.
July 1, 2019G20 (Group of Twenty)
President Trump delayed tariffs on China and visited North Korea over the weekend, contributing to the most unpredictable international environment in decades.