October 1, 2021Budget, Debt, and Deficits
With the U.S. national debt already exceeding $16 trillion, President Trump’s tax reform and budget deals with Congress have added to the country’s deficits. CFR explores the origins of the national debt, the risks it presents, and the outlook for change.
June 27, 2022China
BRI should not simply be assessed by looking at China’s interests. Recipient countries matter because their geopolitical concerns and domestic interests can intersect to affect how well BRI functions…
March 25, 2021Kenya
The economic impact of COVID-19 has exposed the underlying fragility of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in Kenya, already the subject of scrutiny over corruption, pollution, and debt concerns. BRI fueled an ambitious infrastructure push in Kenya.
October 7, 2020Emerging Economies
A recent white paper from Lazard points out that emerging market sovereign bond holdings are often fairly concentrated among a handful of big players. The main impediment to collective action may be…
May 13, 2020
Please join our speakers for a discussion on the U.S. national debt and potential for an impending debt crisis, particularly given recent multi-trillion dollar COVID-19 stimulus packages, as well as …