October 7, 2020
Currency manipulation is one way countries can shift patterns of trade in their favor. By buying foreign currency in the market, a country can artificially change the price of its imports and its exp…
August 11, 2020
CFR is following the presidential candidates on the major foreign policy issues. Dive deeper below.
May 8, 2019
This tracker shows how the Belt and Road Initiative has changed countries’ bilateral economic relationships with China over time.
March 14, 2019
Democracy has played little role in the recent history of global health, but new research published in the Lancet shows democracy is becoming more important as the health needs of low- and middle-inc…
January 31, 2019
Health and infectious diseases have shaped the history of urbanization, but it is cities that will define the future of global health.
November 7, 2017
Population growth and aging are fueling a spectacular rise in noncommunicable diseases, such as cancers and cardiovascular diseases, in poor countries that are ill-prepared to handle them.
February 16, 2010
After decades of decline, nuclear power is increasingly presented as a low-carbon way to meet growing electricity demands. Global construction of new reactors is on the rise, but there still exists a…
March 30, 2009
Follow recent shifts in economic clout among the world’s major economies.
Track the rise of global trade imbalances among the world’s major economies.
March 18, 2009
Follow the health, size, and debt levels of major investment banks over time.