February 14, 2002Middle East and North Africa
Overview Many observers of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) believe the lack of economic prospects and poverty in the everyday life of people in the region contribute to extremism, and perh…
November 3, 2015China
Steven A. Tananbaum Senior Fellow for International Economics Robert Kahn argues that the concerns driven by China's economic problems are modest compared to the 1997 Asian financial crisis or the Great Recession. However, there are reasons for concern: large financial imbalances, weak global growth, inadequate official resources, and political pressures. While a severe global financial crisis remains a tail risk, policymakers need to be prepared to respond.