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June 14, 2012

G20 Summit Overshadowed by Euro Crisis

The eurozone crisis is expected to dominate the upcoming G20 leaders’ summit, as the organization works to stay relevant and move forward on a full agenda, says this Expert Roundup.

January 14, 2022

Cyber Week in Review: January 14, 2022

Danish intelligence chief detained over leaks; Cyber Command releases malware samples; White House hosts summit on open-source software; Omicron outbreak in Xi'an threatens semiconductor supply chain…

General Paul Nakasone, commander of Cyber Command, testifies before Congress in February of 2019.

October 20, 2009

Capital Flows
Global Economic Trends: The Business of Aid

The private sector is recognized as the engine of economic growth, and growth is recognized as a key condition for poverty alleviation. But effectively promoting private investment in the developing …


October 26, 2012

United States
You Might Have Missed: Drones, Targeted Killings, and Autonomous Robots

Maria Abi-Habib, “Troops Shot After Taliban Leader’s Call,” Wall Street Journal, October 26, 2012. Anti-American feelings are rife in the Afghan army and police, the two forces that are supposed to …

Armed reaper drone

October 20, 2009

Global Economic Trends: The Business of Aid

Watch experts break down the relationship between foreign aid and local business in the developing world.


May 21, 2020

Challenges of Global Governance Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Representatives from the Council of Councils institutes discuss COVID-19 and its effects on global governance.

A worker wearing a protective suit disinfects a globe-shaped public garden, following the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Algiers, Algeria, on March 23, 2020.

November 30, 2011

A Space Code of Conduct

An unmanned Progress supply vehicle approaches the International Space Station on April 7, 2010 (Courtesy Reuters/NASA). But outer Space At least this far, For all the fuss Of the populace Sta…

An unmanned Progress supply vehicle approaches the International Space Station on April 7, 2010 (Courtesy Reuters/NASA)

May 8, 2013

United States
The Shrinking U.S. Labor Force and Fed Policy

Does the large drop in the U.S. labor force participation rate justify a monetary policy that is easier, for longer, than suggested by our models or the Fed’s current description of its policy?  Chri…

The Shrinking U.S. Labor Force and Fed Policy

May 31, 2013

You Might Have Missed: Drone Transparency, Cyber Warfare, and Syria

Michael Riley, “How the U.S. Government Hacks the World,” Bloomberg Businessweek, May 23, 2013. The men and women who hack for the NSA belong to a secretive unit known as Tailored Access Operations…

November 17, 2006

Monetary Policy
The world, in a single graph

Actually, this post should be titled “everything I think I know about the world, in a single graph.”   The following graph combines various measures of dollar reserve growth with data on the overa…