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February 10, 2009

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
Fiscal Stimulus

America, the world’s largest deficit country, is considering a fiscal stimulus of about $800 billion. China, the largest surplus country, has announced a stimulus of $586 billion, although the effe…

Fiscal Stimulus

November 6, 2017

Economics
World Economic Update

The World Economic Update highlights the quarter's most important and emerging trends. Discussions cover changes in the global marketplace with special emphasis on current economic events and their i…

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March 30, 2017

Global
Automation, Job Loss, and the Welfare State

Experts explore the potential for mass job loss created by technological advances and, in turn, the possible need for a large welfare state to care for an increasingly underemployed population.

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September 28, 2016

United States
The Impact of Trade on U.S. Labor Markets: What Do We Know?

Experts discuss the relationship between U.S. trade policy and labor markets.

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June 29, 2016

Sub-Saharan Africa
Are U.S. Efforts Successfully Countering Terrorism in Africa?

This post was co-authored by Cheryl Strauss Einhorn and Andrea Walther-Puri. Cheryl is an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School. Andrea is a researcher focusing on security sector reform and …

Countering Terrorism

May 5, 2015

Monetary Policy
Global Economics Monthly: May 2015

Steven A. Tananbaum Senior Fellow for International Economics Robert Kahn argues that it is time for central banks to debate whether a higher inflation target would improve the operation of monetary policy.

September 15, 2015

Global
A Conversation With Francis Fukuyama

Francis Fukuyama delivers the John B. Hurford Memorial Lecture.

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December 1, 2014

United States
The Federal Reserve's Stanley Fischer on Inflation and Financial Stability

Stanley Fischer, vice chairman of the board of governors at the Federal Reserve System, joins CFR Board Member Laurence D. Fink to discuss how the Federal Reserve System has evolved over time, and c…

December 1, 2014

United States
The Federal Reserve's Stanley Fischer on Inflation and Financial Stability

Stanley Fischer, vice chairman of the board of governors at the Federal Reserve System, joinsLaurence D. Fink, chairman and chief executive officer at BlackRock and member of the board of directors a…

June 10, 2014

Europe and Eurasia
Global Economics Monthly: June 2014

Steven A. Tananbaum Senior Fellow for International Economics Robert Kahn discusses potential drawbacks of a low inflation rate.