March 15, 2019China
China's surplus is down relative to its pre-global crisis level, both in dollar terms and as a percent of China's own GDP. The same cannot be said of China's neighbors. East and Southeast Asia a…
March 14, 2019China
How the fragile macro-economic base of China’s external adjustment could intersect with China 2025 and generate a new "China" shock.
March 14, 2019South Sudan
On February 20, the UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan issued its third report. Despite the peace deal signed five months ago, it documented an increase in cases of rape and sexual violence over the past year, concluding that the crimes had “become quite normalized” in South Sudan. Driving much of this is oil.
March 11, 2019India
Aaron Steinberg is an interdepartmental program assistant at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. On Sunday, the Indian Election Commission released the much anticipated polling dates fo…
March 8, 2019Nigeria
According to the CFR Women and Foreign Policy Program’s new digital report, Growing Economies Through Gender Parity, Nigeria's GDP could grow by 23 percent—or $229 billion—by 2025 if women participated in the economy to the same extent as men. As President Buhari and Vice President Osinbajo begin to think about how to improve the economy over their second term, eliminating legal barriers to women’s economic participation is a good place to start.