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October 7, 2020

Economics
Tracking Currency Manipulation

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…

May 8, 2019

China
Belt and Road Tracker

This tracker shows how the Belt and Road Initiative has changed countries’ bilateral economic relationships with China over time.

November 29, 2018

Noncommunicable Diseases
Democracy Matters in Global Health

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…

A man wearing a health mask walks out of a voting booth in Xinbei, Taiwan.

November 29, 2018

Health Policy and Initiatives
The Future of Global Health Is Urban Health

Health and infectious diseases have shaped the history of urbanization, but it is cities that will define the future of global health.

Four boys look ahead as one flies a kite over houses in the Petare slum in Caracas, Venezuela.

December 3, 2017

Health
The Changing Demographics of Global Health

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. 

A man comforts his fiancée, a patient at a breast cancer clinic in Tehran, Iran. With little access to preventive and primary care, working-age people in poorer nations are more likely to develop and receive late diagnoses for breast cancer and other NCDs.

April 25, 2017

Economics
Motion Chart: Economic Power Shifts

Follow recent shifts in economic clout among the world’s major economies.

Motion Chart: Economic Power Shifts

April 25, 2017

Trade
Motion Chart: Global Imbalances

Track the rise of global trade imbalances among the world’s major economies.

April 25, 2017

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
Motion Chart: Financial Failures

Follow the health, size, and debt levels of major investment banks over time.

Motion Chart: Financial Failures