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April 24, 2024

RealEcon
A Tricky Balance for Development Banks and the Developing World

The World Bank and IMF have concluded their spring meetings, but questions remain on China, lending capacity, and balancing the interests of rich and poor countries.

 President and CEO at Mastercard Ajay Banga (L) and CEO at the World Bank Kristalina Georgieva speak on stage at the 8th Annual Women In The World Summit at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on April 7, 2017 in New York City.

July 18, 2024

Daily News Brief

August 16, 2023

United States
Does Fitch’s Downgrade of U.S. Debt Really Matter?

The ratings agency’s decision will have no consequences for the U.S. dollar’s global role, but it highlights the country’s darkening fiscal outlook and governance challenges.

A woman walks past a currency exchange office in Moscow.

November 16, 2023

Argentina
Argentina Election Draws Wider Attention to Embattled Economy

The country’s massive economic problems will be a vexing challenge for whoever becomes president.

People line up in front a butcher shop next to signs showing meat prices.

October 4, 2022

Monetary Policy
As Global Recession Looms, a Perilous Moment for Central Banks

Many central banks are navigating turbulent waters as they battle inflation, a strengthening dollar, and an energy crunch. Should they coordinate policy?

People walk past a sign outside a currency exchange office in London.

July 28, 2022

Emerging Economies
Debt Distress: Can Emerging Markets Withstand Rising Costs?

Struggling to make ends meet as inflation and interest rates climb, many emerging markets will have to pursue difficult debt restructuring with international creditors.

People block a main road as they wait for gas trucks to arrive in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

October 10, 2017

Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico Update: PROMESA, Population Trends, Risks to the Fiscal and Economic Plan—and Now Maria

A new report from the Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), co-authored by Brad W. Setser and Gregory Makoff.